Category Archives: Jobs & internships

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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How to land a job: Successful interview tips for college students

As you prep for the so-called “real world,” nothing occupies more of your waking thoughts than how to land a job after you graduate. Sure you have a great personality, decent grades and any employer would be lucky to have … Continue reading

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Do-it-yourself degree: Design your own interdisciplinary college major

Does the traditional list of majors not inspire you? Were you advised to take a bunch of liberal arts courses and figure it out later? Did you know you can design your own major? If you’re bold, persistent and have … Continue reading

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