Grace and a coworker watched the sun rise over Lake Michigan on the last day of their summer job. Written by Grace Smith, junior creative writing major and office assistant for the Career Center Last November, I was in my junior year of college, in a major that doesn’t have obvious career prospects, and a desire to work in a highly competitive field. That is the life of a … [Read more...] about A fun summer job AND valuable career experience? Yes, it’s possible!
Written by Amie Case, Career Center Communication and Design Assistant, Bachelor of Science, Professional Writing. Need an easy way to keep track of all your professional and career-related accomplishments? Projects you do for classes or organizations provide strong evidence of accomplishments It’s easy! Start a brag folder (also called a sunshine folder, I-love-me file, … [Read more...] about Building your professional accomplishments folder
Written by Amie Gant, Career Center Communication and Design Assistant, Bachelor of Science, Professional Writing. What can be scarier and more stressful than Halloween’s haunted houses, ghosties, ghouls, and zombies? Job interviews. However, the more you practice and get familiar with the process, the less terrifying interviews may become. Mock interviews provide … [Read more...] about Terrified by job interviews? Overcome your fear and boost your interview confidence