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Posted April 03, 2014 by

Internship Finder, Don’t Know Why You Haven’t Heard from the Internship Coordinator? Here’s What to Do

What can you do as an internship finder if you have not heard back from the internship coordinator?  The following post offers some advice.

Featured: Featured A student emailed me explaining that she had been in touch with the internship coordinator from the company of her dreams. The internship coordinator has her resume and told her that she would pass her resume along to other hiring managers to see if anything was available. She hasn’t heard back from the

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Posted March 21, 2014 by

College Students, About to Graduate without Securing Entry Level Jobs? 5 Tips for Your Job Search

College students, don’t be too discouraged if you haven’t found entry level jobs as you prepare to graduate.  Remember these five tips in the following post as you continue your job search.

According to a survey by the Economic Policy Institute, the unemployment rate for 2013 college grads sits at 8.8 percent. While the economy is improving, soon-to-be college grads entering the job market may feel apprehensive about finding work after they walk across that stage. Don’t spend your remaining college career, and the summer, dwelling in your

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Posted March 11, 2014 by

What are the Pros and Cons of Being an Internship Finder after Graduating?

Now that you have graduated from college, you might want to gain some work experience through an internship.  As a recent graduate, do you know the pros and cons being an internship finder after graduating?  If not, learn what they are in the following post.

Featured: Not Featured I received a note from someone in Australia who said she graduated in 2006 and was thinking about going into a new career – she also mentioned wanting to potentially work in another country. She asked if internships were a potential solution for her situation. Here are my thoughts on the subject of

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Posted March 06, 2014 by

How to Use Social Media to Find the School of Your Dreams

Ashley Dunlap

Ashley Dunlap

If you’ve been looking for online college programs, by now you’ve realized that it can be more difficult than you first imagined. Many online programs are very new, making them hard to find through a simple search. Other programs, seemingly ubiquitous on the internet, are either not accredited or not able to give you the professional expertise that you will need after you graduate. Wading through what’s out there can be very difficult and it’s easy to miss a lot. What is a prospective degree candidate to do? (more…)

Posted February 26, 2014 by

How You Can Approach Networking to Land an Entry Level Job in 2014

Do you need some guidance on networking to land an entry level job in 2014?  If so, learn how to approach this part of the job search in the following post.

Networking is a critical component of your job search success. Many people feel it is the most important. Countless studies indicate that employers prefer to hire candidates who are referred by current employees, as this is much more effective than reviewing hundreds of applications through job boards. So what is networking and how does one go about it

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Posted December 10, 2013 by

Searching for Recent College Graduate Jobs? Contact Your Alumni Network

If you’re trying to find some contacts in your search for recent college graduate jobs, consider your alumni network as a resource.  Learn why in the following post.

When I was in college, I was involved a lot on campus. Fast forward to when I first moved to Boston and I knew four people; two of whom were family. I really missed that community feeling, and knew my college had provided it before. So I checked out opportunities to stay

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Posted October 07, 2013 by

How to Engage Students and Alumni on Campus

Five happy college students with the focus on man in blue shirt

Five happy college students with the focus on man in blue shirt. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

When it comes time to market your company, the standard methods can seem a bit boring. You already have a billboard, a website, and a television commercial, so where do you go from there?

College students have spent up to $36 billion during the school year on things like computers, clothes and cellphones. A lot of companies are taking the hint and engaging directly with students and alumni all across college campuses. Here are some of the most effective strategies to reach your audience and market efficiently. (more…)

Posted August 20, 2013 by

3 ways to best navigate your college career center

Open door to the word Help in red letters

Open door to the word Help in red letters. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Maybe you’ve walked by it, used it once or twice or don’t even know it exists. Whatever the case may be, your college’s career center can be an excellent resource for you to figure out a major, find a job or internship, or simply learn how to craft a resume or cover letter. Even if you’re attending an online college, your school may offer career services as well.

Before you pay a visit to your school’s career center, you should put some thought into how you’ll use its services. Here are three tips to help you navigate your college career center. (more…)

Posted July 02, 2013 by

Searching for Recent Graduate Jobs in a Big City? What Grads Need to Know

Grads, have you thought about moving to a big city to find employment?  If you’re searching for recent graduate jobs in a big city, the following post has information you should know.

Featured: Featured I know that many of you just graduated and are thinking of moving to a new city. And it’s scary — I know! It can be frustrating because often times you have to live in a big city in order to secure a job offer in that city — TRICKY and FRUSTRATING. Here are some tips to help

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Posted October 29, 2012 by

Students and Alumni, Remember to Utilize The Career Services Available to You

Open door to the word Help in red letters

Open door to the word Help in red letters. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Colleges today seem to have no shortage of amenities for their students. They have fully-equipped gyms, state of the art computer labs and top of the line food courts. And while it may seem that students are taking full advantage of these and other offerings, there is one service many are completely overlooking. I’m referring to the career services department of colleges and universities across the country. (more…)