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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

girl surfing the web at work

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

wallet with euros inside

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

online interview tips

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

keyboard

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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5 Resume Tips for Individuals Returning to Work

Posted on Thursday, September 4th, 2014 under Jobs

resume tips

Returning to the work after focusing your attentions elsewhere can really take a toll on your time and your emotions. But starting all over again doesn’t have to be too difficult of a process. Here are some tips that will ease you back into the workforce.

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Which Resume Format Is Right for You?

Posted on Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 under Jobs

resume styles infographic

The kind of resume format that you should use when applying for jobs varies depending upon your experience and your target field.

It’s important to carefully consider these factors when crafting a resume that will please potential employers.

Here are some tips on choosing the right resume format for you!

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3 Reasons to Translate Your Academic Documents

Posted on Monday, April 28th, 2014 under Academics, Applying to College, International Students, Internships, Jobs, Study Abroad, Translation

cap and diploma

Are you thinking of heading abroad to study or for a permanent move? There might be more in store for you than just dealing with culture shock!

There are a lot of steps involved in the process of moving your life to a new country and culture, but translation of academic documents isn’t necessarily the first thing that comes to mind.

However, a language barrier could stand in your way if you’re looking to register at a local school or university.

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5 1/2 Ways Studying Abroad Can Help You Nail a Job Interview

Posted on Thursday, March 6th, 2014 under Jobs, Study Abroad

study abroad job interview

During the job search, you need to use every advantage possible in order to stand out from other applicants. So if you have been lucky enough to study abroad, make sure you bring this up at your next job interview.

If you’re wondering how to explain your experience abroad to the interviewer, check out these tips on what to say to improve your shot at the job.

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A Creative Approach to Student Visa Job Restrictions

Posted on Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 under International Students, Jobs

Oregon State University

If you are an international student studying in the US, you have probably found that your job options are limited. This is because the student visa comes with various regulations that require you to focus on your studies rather than working.

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Why Studying Abroad Benefits Your Job Search

Posted on Friday, November 8th, 2013 under Jobs, Study Abroad

Mexico City, Mexico

If you have little or no work experience but have seized the opportunity to study abroad, you might still have an advantage during the job hunt. That’s because many employers now see the benefits of hiring students and recent graduates who have studied abroad.

Find out what makes a study abroad experience so desirable for employers, and then focus on ways to make your time abroad really count when you’re looking for a job!

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