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How To Choose The Right Summer Job As A College Student

Whether you head home or stick around campus when school lets out for the summer, one thing’s for sure: now is the perfect time to get a summer job. Not only can a summer job help you save money for the upcoming school year — to go toward tuition, room and board, or even buying textbooks online— but also, it can set you up with valuable experience in your chosen career path. If you’re a pre-law major, working for a local law firm during summer breaks is a great way to step into the field, for example. If you’re an English education major, tutoring students shows you’re passionate about your intended career. More...

5 Ways to stand out at your internship so they never forget you

 

You always hear about how important it is to make a great first impression on the first day of your internship or job. That’s true, but what may be even more important is the impression you leave at the end of that internship or job. Especially for internships, you want to leave on a positive note because it could lead to another internship or a job offer. Even if it isn’t a job offer with that company, you could get a great reference for a different job. So what do you do to make sure you leave the best impression at your internship? We’ve got a few tips. More...

A Not So Typical Spring Break

Ahhhh…Spring Break. I’m sure from the start of spring semester you have had a conversation (or ten) about your Spring Break plans; everyone wants to know whose doing what, who’s going where, etc. When it comes down to it we all just want to have a good time. But sometimes your ideal Spring Break does not mesh well with your other responsibilities or budget. And that’s totally fine! There are a ton of other fun and spontaneous things to do over Spring Break. More...

What Employers are looking for in a Resume

At some point in college you will have to write a resume. Either for an internship or to apply for your first job. There is no avoiding it. Your resume is the first and only opportunity most employees have to get to know you and your skills. No pressure right? Below are a few tips to help your resume make a lasting impression and hopefully get you a call for an interview! More...

What You Need To Know About College Career Fairs

It is never too early during your college years to attend a career fair. It is a great way to land an internship or job. It’s also great interview practice! I did not attend a career fair until my senior year of college. I think I waited so long because 1.) I didn’t want to take the time to edit my resume 2.) I hated dressing “professionally” and 3.) The thought of my career and talking to recruiters intimidated me.  Eventually, I sucked it up and went to my first career fair! I made a bunch of connections and I actually had fun! I was kicking myself for not attending a career fair sooner. I think a lot of college students feel the same way I did, so I put together a list of tips to help you make the most of the career fair you attend. More...