Category Archives: Student jobs

How to be a leader: Advice for college students on developing leadership qualities

Some of the best advice for college students is to not only get involved but to be a leader on campus. And, just like anything else, it takes practice to develop the qualities of a leader. If you have been … Continue reading

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Why to consider an on campus job or internship…and which ones to snatch up!

Whether or not to work during college is a tough decision for a university student to make. On one hand, it would be great to have some extra spending cash. On the other hand, a part-time job might eat into … Continue reading

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How to network: Top six networking tips for college student success

Multiple studies, as well as real world experience, repeatedly demonstrate that networking can be one of the single most powerful methods for securing a job or internship. This fact is especially true for college students who will soon be entering … Continue reading

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Three quick tips for student success: How to write a resume for a competitive job market

For many people, creating a resume can be a stressful experience. This concept is especially true for students starting out in today’s highly competitive job market. You can reduce the anxiety that often accompanies the resume writing process by learning what … Continue reading

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Student employment on-campus, off-campus and work-study

Many students these days need to work to help pay the bills for tuition, gas and expenses, and room and board. Student employment opportunities include on-campus jobs, off-campus jobs, resident assistant, teaching assistant, work-study and more. Ask your financial aid … Continue reading

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How to become a teaching assistant

If you love to learn and enjoy helping your fellow students, why not think about becoming a teaching assistant (TA)? A TA works under a professor’s supervision to assist students in the classroom. You’d be lending a hand to professors … Continue reading

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Student success or mess? How to tank a job interview in five easy steps

Interviews can be exciting, nerve-wracking experiences. Even the most tenured professionals can make simple mistakes that can cost them a job opportunity. However, by recognizing the five most common job interview blunders I have seen college students make over the … Continue reading

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Seven job fair tips for college students that will wow recruiters

With spring approaching, now is the time to get started preparing for job fairs. To help ensure success at these events, take the time to review the following seven job fair tips for college students and learn how to stand … Continue reading

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Job search tips for college students: How to utilize Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn

As a career coach and human resources professional, one of the questions college students ask me is, “Can social media sites help me find a job?” While most students are already aware of the idea of creating a basic LinkedIn … Continue reading

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What is a “work study,” “The Federal Work-Study Program,” “Non-federal work study?”

Paying for college or even qualifying for enough financial aid can be one of your biggest challenges. However, work-study programs can help you alleviate the burden of finding ways to pay. Filling out the necessary paperwork and getting the details … Continue reading

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