Tips from Career Advisors

These 7 Interview Skills Will Help You Stand Out From the Pack

Having conducted hundreds of interviews—both mock interviews with career coaching clients and real interviews as part of search committees—and seen what the outcomes are, I can say with confidence that getting through the hiring process and landing a job is …

By Lily Zhang - The Muse
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5 Ways Entry-Level Employees Can Advocate for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Work

Diversity and inclusion have long been buzzwords that companies parade—often for marketing purposes. But in the past few years, more and more job seekers and employees, particularly millennials and Gen Z, are vetting companies by their diversity and inclusion track …

By Anisa Purbasari Horton - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Happy Summer to All — Here’s How to Meet with Us This Summer

The Career Center is a life-long resource AND we are here all summer. Feel free to make an appointment if you are looking for your first job after graduation, ways to build skills and competencies over the summer, or ways …

By Robin Kahan
Robin Kahan Associate Director, Engineering Career Services Robin Kahan
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4 Ways to Build Meaningful Work Relationships Remotely

Networking isn’t just about finding a job. Strategic and effective networking can help you gain insights about yourself, and can be a source of support and strength as you navigate the peaks and valleys of a job search. Building meaningful …

By Lisa Dubler - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
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9 Essential Tips for Virtual Interview Success

Even before the pandemic, virtual interviews began replacing in-person interviews, in part because they’re cheaper and more efficient. Now, post-pandemic, virtual interviews are the norm. This means candidates need to specifically know how to prepare for these types of interviews. And, as …

By Adam Bennett - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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How to Use the ‘5 Whys’ to Clarify Your Career Goals

If you’ve been looking for a way to understand what makes you unique, prepare for interviews, or decide between competing job offers, let me introduce you to the 5 Whys.

The 5 Whys is a “root cause analysis” that aims …

By Jenny Sloop Johnson - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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🌐 UN Purposes — A brief refresher

The purposes of the United Nations (UN), as stated in its founding charter, are to maintain international peace and security; to develop friendly relations among nations; to cooperate in solving international economic, social, cultural …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist Susannah Krenn
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15 Things To Do This Summer

You’ve made it! The longest spring semester ever has ended and you’ve submitted your last final paper. Now what? Whether you’re headed off to a summer internship, taking a course, or have nothing planned (yet), here are 15 things you …

By Sheryl Rosenberg
Sheryl Rosenberg Assistant Director Sheryl Rosenberg
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Cover Letter Clichés to Avoid

If you’re on the job hunt, chances are you’ve written more than your fair share of cover letters, and it can certainly be a challenge to keep each letter fresh and interesting. One simple way to up your job application …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn
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Practicing These Behaviors Will Make You Career-Ready

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) is the professional association that connects professional association that connects college career services with college/university relations and recruiting professionals.  In addition to collecting and reporting nationwide destination data and trends in college …

By Robin Kahan
Robin Kahan Associate Director, Engineering Career Services Robin Kahan
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