Written by Amie Case, Graduate Assistant with the Career Center, Master of Arts, English: Creative Writing. It happens to the best of us: at some point, we all blubber our way through an interview. We think out loud with lots of “uhh’s” and “umm’s,” we completely lose track of what we were trying to say, and our minds freeze until we no longer know our own names. In … [Read more...] about Contemplating all possible meanings of the phrase “silent as the grave”
Written by Grace Smith, office assistant for the Career Center and graduating creative writing major who's headed to Loyola Marymount University for MFA Program in Film & Television. So here is the truth: Interviewing is hard. It’s uncomfortable and intimidating, and, let’s be honest, just plain weird. Well, at least it is for me. I am always uncomfortable … [Read more...] about Interviewing: Before, During, and After
If you’re looking for a job in education, then don’t miss Education Day on Tuesday, April 7. An annual career fair for individuals seeking jobs in education, Education Day provides candidates the opportunity to meet with several school districts in one day. Many administrators also plan to conduct interviews during this event, so come prepared. EDUCATION DAY APRIL … [Read more...] about Looking for a Job in Education? Here are 10 Tips for EDUCATION DAY
Written by Benjamin Thomas, Career Center Graduate Assistant, Master of Science, Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Doubt is an uncomfortable position, but certainty is an absurd one. –Voltaire Since kindergarten, education for most of us has been a very structured process. Even through high school, where we could pick our courses, electives, and activities, it was always … [Read more...] about Doubting Your Career Direction? Let Doubt Motivate You to Clarify Your Goals
Written by Todd Euglow, Career Resources Specialist In today’s economy it’s apparent that navigating the job market has become increasingly more difficult. This is due to a variety of reasons; however, a mistake that many college students make when entering the work force is jumping at the very first job opportunity that is offered to them or simply applying for jobs without … [Read more...] about If the Shoe Fits . . . Wear It! Finding the Right Job Begins with You.