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7 Ways to Thrive If You Didn’t Land a Summer Internship

7 Ways to Thrive If You Didn’t Land a Summer Internship

Spending the summer without an internship? Don't worry...It happens! Whether you tried your best and just didn't land an offer, or it slipped your mind and you didn't apply, you can still thrive professionally this summer with these seven tips. 1. Keep searching. Don't give up your search just yet. Although most companies already secured their open internship spots for the Read More…
The 12 Pieces Your Work Wardrobe Needs Immediately

The 12 Pieces Your Work Wardrobe Needs Immediately

It feels like one moment you're in college heading to class every day, and the next moment you're getting up for work at the office each morning. A lot changes during this time, and your wardrobe is no exception. Take a look at these 12 staples that are a must for your collection of office-ready apparel. 1. Blazer A good, fitted blazer is a Read More…
How to Perfect Your LinkedIn Profile

How to Perfect Your LinkedIn Profile

When did you last update your LinkedIn profile? Maybe you added your most recent job, didn’t touch the summary (not even that typo in line 3), and left that selfie of you at the Parthenon as your photo. You could be doing your job search a disservice, according to Laura M. Labovich, CEO of The Career Strategy Group. While creating Read More…
7 Things to Leave OFF Your Resume

7 Things to Leave OFF Your Resume

Crafting your resume comes with some pretty standard guidelines—like listing a professional email address and scouring the page for typos and grammatical errors before sending it out. But some mistakes aren't so obvious. Check out what we recommend dropping from your resume. 1. High School experience The jobs you had in high school just aren't going to cut it anymore. Employers are more Read More…
6 Pieces of Advice for New Job Hunters

6 Pieces of Advice for New Job Hunters

You've made it through your college career and earned your diploma. The hard part is over, right? Well...not so fast. Job hunting is no easy feat, and it's even more challenging when it's your first go at applying for full time positions. Keep these six tips in mind before you get started. 1. Don't rule out internships and fellowships. Applying...interviewing...applying more...and still not getting Read More…
12 Things All Interns Can Relate To

12 Things All Interns Can Relate To

It's that time of year where we all put away the textbooks, ditch the classroom, and take a stab at some hands-on learning. That's right...It's internship season. If you've already dove into your new summer gig, you'll probably relate to these 12 things. 1. Feeling slightly upset that summer vacations are no longer actually vacations. Sadly, the good ol' days of Read More…
The Job Interview Survival Kit

The Job Interview Survival Kit

You've researched the role, you've brushed up on your skills, you've confirmed the interview date...what's left to prepare? Take a look at our survival kit below and make sure you're bringing all the essentials to your next job interview. Extra copies of your resume. Your interviewer likely has a printed copy of your resume that you sent through with your application, but it's standard Read More…
4 Reasons to Create an Online Portfolio

4 Reasons to Create an Online Portfolio

Job hunters—can we all agree that standing out is hard? Constantly competing against other applicants is a daunting task. That's where an online portfolio comes in. These professional websites are the up-and-coming way to strengthen your personal brand, and you should seriously consider creating your own. Here's why. 1. You'll gain more visibility. A paper resume is great when you show up for Read More…
How to Find a Summer Job

How to Find a Summer Job

Brought to you by our Partners at College Ave Student Loans The hunt for a temporary summer position can seem like an intimidating task. However, if you explore your resources and keep an open mind, it can be a great chance to try something new and earn some extra cash. Our partners at College Ave Student Loans put together a few tips to Read More…
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The Job Interview Survival Kit

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7 Things to Leave OFF Your Resume

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Brought to You By our Partners at College Ave Student Loans There’s no denying the financial benefits that an internship can offer – it can provide Read More…
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