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The Pros & Cons of Unpaid Internships in College

Posted on Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 under Internships, Jobs, Money

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Unpaid internships, as common as they are, have their pros and cons that every student should be aware of before looking for one.

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7 Deadly Sins to Avoid When Choosing an Internship

Posted on Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 under Internships, Jobs

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In the search for job experience, many students choose to apply for internships that are connected to their major and/or minor, but many are unfamiliar with the peculiarities of this process and so end up making basic mistakes that keep their application out of the yes pile.

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How to Write a Winning Resume When You Have No Work Experience

Posted on Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 under Internships, Jobs

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When hiring, almost every employer lists in the candidate requirements section “great communication skills, good command of computer skills, and no less than 3 years of experience”. But what if you’re a student who has just finished college and is entering the workforce for the first time?

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7 Steps to Starting a Business in College

Posted on Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 under Jobs, Student Life

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Starting a business in college has a lot of advantages: Students have flexible schedules and more freedom to test new ideas before job searching in the professional world. Plus, you’ll have a great experience to add to your resume!

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5 Things to Include on Your First Internship Resume

Posted on Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 under Internships, Jobs

girl stressing about writing her internship resume

Never had a job before? No problem. You probably already have resume-worthy experiences for your internship resume! Have you thought about including any of these five activities?

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5 Employment Skills You Gain from Studying Abroad

Posted on Thursday, January 11th, 2018 under International Students, Jobs, Study Abroad

student reading

See exactly how studying abroad can benefit you and your future job search.

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Which On-Campus Jobs Are Right for You?

Posted on Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 under Jobs, Money, On Campus

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As you look for on-campus jobs at your college, feel free to think outside the box. You do not have to end up working at a coffee kiosk or in the cafeteria (though these jobs are great if they appeal to you)!

In fact, there may be some on-campus jobs that allow you to get experience in the field you intend to enter. Before you update your resume, get an idea of some interesting jobs on campus before you apply just anywhere.

Look through your options, including library jobs, cafeteria jobs and jobs for professors, and find which one is a good choice for you and your schedule.

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Epic Ideas to Bring to Your New Summer Job

Posted on Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 under High School, Internships, Jobs, Summer, Uncategorized

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With these new ideas, you’re sure to have a blast at your summer job, learn a lot and impress the people who may be willing to hire you again next summer.

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Ways for Students to Earn Money While Studying Abroad

Posted on Monday, March 6th, 2017 under International Students, Internships, Jobs, Money, Paying for College, Uncategorized

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University life abroad can be fun if you learn to juggle your responsibilities efficiently. Getting a part-time job or an internship is an excellent way to earn some extra cash and manage your expenses while studying in another country.

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15 Resume Mistakes to Avoid as a Recent Graduate

Posted on Friday, May 13th, 2016 under Graduation, Jobs

resume mistakes to avoid

Whether you are preparing for graduation or are a recent grad looking for your first post-college job, you need an awesome resume in order to have a chance at employment.

That means you need to avoid making these 15 mistakes as you compose your resume!

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The Winning Combination to Unlocking a Productive Summer

Posted on Friday, April 29th, 2016 under Applying to College, High School, Internships, Jobs, Summer

student summer job

One of the questions I’m most often asked is, “What should I do over the summer to impress colleges?”

Here’s the problem: All students are unique and have varying interests. What’s most impressive to college admissions committees is when they see someone with a summer experience that does BOTH of the following.

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5 Tips to Help You Ace That Online Interview

Posted on Thursday, March 17th, 2016 under Blog, Jobs

e-textbooks pros and cons

Whether you’re looking for your first serious job after college or just a summer gig, you might be asked to complete an online interview. If you’re feeling nervous about an upcoming online job interview, use these helpful tips to put your mind at ease.

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How to Land a Job After College

Posted on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 under Graduation, Jobs

post-college job search tips

Even though the economic climate has, in recent years, taken a turn for the better, finding a job after college can still seem daunting. But it doesn’t have to be! With a little planning, imagination and patience, you can make the job-hunting process easier and more successful.

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Choosing Between a Summer Job and an Internship

Posted on Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 under Graduation, Internships, Jobs

Shoe, notebook, and tape measurer

If you’re looking for a way to be productive during your break from school, both a summer internship and a summer job can suit your needs. But therein lies the problem – it can be hard to choose between the two options!

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How to Choose the Best Font for Your Resume

Posted on Monday, September 8th, 2014 under Jobs

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You may know what content you should include in your resume and what content you should leave out. But what about the format of the resume itself? Here are some tips on choosing the best resume font.

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