Category Archives: Jobs & internships

What should I major in and does it matter?

You picked a college, got in and thought the hard decisions were behind you. But there is still that little wrinkle of picking a college major. You know … that decision that will determine the entire course of the rest … Continue reading

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Future jobs for liberal arts majors: What are the job prospects?

Worried that your humanities major might be dooming you to a life of ramen noodles from your basement apartment at your parent’s house? Well never fear. A recent study from the AAC&U and the National Center for Higher Education Management … Continue reading

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Degrees that will increase college students odds of finding a job after graduation

If you’re wondering what college degree will guarantee you a job after graduation, there may not be a fool proof answer, but some degrees certainly hold their weight in gold more than others. Recent surveys show that some of the … Continue reading

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Job ideas for college students

Many students work while taking classes, whether they’re working their way through school, need some extra spending money or want to add to their resume. Besides working in fast food, there are many other choices and ways to think outside … Continue reading

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Unintended consequences of posting online: Use of social networking sites sparks legal battles for Courtney Love and college students

Social networking sites like Twitter and Instagram have become as much a part of our daily lives as morning coffee. Yet those who enjoy these sites rarely think about the unintended consequences of posting every passing thought and emotion for … Continue reading

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Interview etiquette: How to write a thank you email after a job interview

No matter how informal the job interview might have seemed, you should always – and I mean always – send the person or persons who interviewed you a thank you note of some kind. Whether it is an email, a typed letter … Continue reading

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Basic Interview Guide: How to Score Your Ideal Job or Internship

These days, getting an interview is a feat upon itself. Competition for jobs and even internships can be fierce, so it’s important to put time and energy into preparing for the interview process in order to score your ideal job. … Continue reading

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Is a summer internship in your future? It’s time to apply for internships

The winter break is a time to rest, celebrate and apply for a summer internship. Wait, what? That’s right. It’s time to start looking into internships for summer 2014. Why so early? Because most internships require you to follow a … Continue reading

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Winter wonderland: Family activities and other winter break ideas

When your classes are over and finals are behind you it’s time for a well-earned winter break. Take time to kick back and enjoy the winter wonderland around you. But after a few days of sitting around and eating, you … Continue reading

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Public speaking presentation for the job interview and business meeting

Effective public speaking presentation is an essential lifetime skill; it isn’t just a class in college. Speaking clearly and effectively inside and outside the classroom is a valuable and essential skill. It shows that you are confident and knowledgeable about … Continue reading

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