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Friday Fave: Cover Letter Resources

Happy Friday, Jumbos! So, who loves cover letter writing?? Anyone …? Well, it’s not usually the favorite task in the career development world, that’s for sure.

Even if it isn’t required, though, we in the Career Center always recommend sending …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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Friday Fave: Interview Prep Resources

Happy Friday, Jumbos! Do interviews make you nervous? Do you feel like you’re going to be judged by your interviewers, a la the harsh judgment of Dwight Schrute? If so, you’re not alone! 

That’s where our interview prep resources come …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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The MYTH of the “Dream Job”

Stuck figuring out what your ”dream job” is? Well, you might be putting too much pressure on yourself. It’s not your fault. There are lots of messages and expectations we get from our family, media, and society that tell us …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
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Friday Fave: Resiliency and the Job or Internship Search

Friday greetings to all! Today we’re talking about one of our ultimate favorite topics: RESILIENCY. If you’ve ever applied for anything — to a college, an internship, a job, a grad school — and heard a ‘NO,’ then you KNOW …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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Private Sector Jobs that Give Back

A corporate job with positive impact…myth? or reality? 

I know what you’re thinking, it might sound like a unicorn, but that’s far from the truth. There are many organizations across both the public and private sectors that are committed to …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
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How to Follow Up – Networking Edition

You attended a career fair, a virtual event, or have networked in another fashion and now you are at that pivotal junction: how do I follow up to let them know I am interested and want to move forward with …

By Misha D'Andrea
Misha D'Andrea Recruiting Coordinator, Employer Relations
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Which STEM Careers Are In Demand? 

Which STEM Careers Are In Demand? 

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) has summarized trends taken from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics to predict the fastest growing STEM careers in the United States.

The Oak Ridge …

By Malakia Silcott
Malakia Silcott Assistant Director
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Balance and Change in Nonprofits and Education

In 2020, all kinds of social impact organizations had to adjust, and in some cases redefine, how they served their communities. In this panel conversation, I talked to professionals and alumni across nonprofits and education settings about what they do, …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Associate Director
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9 Data Science Communities to Join in 2021

Data science is a great profession—but it can also be a lonely one. For many newly qualified data scientists, the first few years out of college are a real challenge. Without the camaraderie and friendship provided by your peers, …

By Guest Contributor - Springboard
Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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Friday Fave: Career Center YouTube Playlists

Welcome to Friday Faves! Each Friday we’ll spotlight one of our favorite resources for students. 

Today’s fave: Our YouTube playlists are full of helpful workshops, alumni and employer panel discussions, and quick tips from career advisors. Check out a video …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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