A Day (or a Year, or a Career) of Service

Illustration by Marian Blair

Since 1986, the third Monday of the year has been the day on which we commemorate and honor the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. And in 1994, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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5 Things You Can Do This Winter Break to Get Career Ready

Winter break is a great time to keep your career prep moving so that you are ready for spring recruiting, summer internships, on-campus jobs, whatever is next for you! And the good news is that there are some key actions …

By Mary [uConnect]
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Apply to Get Free Rides to Job Interviews, Job Training Sites, and/or a Job with Lyft!

Lyft has a new program to help you get to your job, interviews, even trainings, all completely free. The program is available in New Jersey, so if you think you might need some help finding a ride, get started now!

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect]
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Develop Transferable Skills to be Well-Rounded as a Finance Major

Did you know the Career Development Center can also help you develop the transferable skills you need outside the classroom and across all industries? Here’s what Kalgi Modi, and international student and transfer student studying finance had to say:

CDC …

By Mary [uConnect]
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Quick Tips: Telling Your Story

Wednesday, February 8, 2023
3pm – 3:30pm EST
Virtual Session

“What’s your story?” is the question everyone is asking whenever you submit an application–including employers, graduate schools, and program selection committees. The CDC will show you not only what you …

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect]
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4 Great Tips for an Effective Cover Letter

When you’re locked into a serious job search it’s incredibly important to stand out from the multitude of other applicants, as things can get pretty competitive and hiring managers won’t waste their time on dull and repetitive applications. One way …

By Rob Porter - Firsthand
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How to Get Experience When You Have No Experience [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you’ve been on the hunt for an entry-level position at any point in the last few years, I’m sure you’ve seen those job listings that can best be described as supremely frustrating: those that are listed as entry level, …

By Kaitlin McManus - Vault
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A Beginner’s Guide to Business Attire

Showing up to work often means juggling various responsibilities, to-dos, and scheduling — so what you’re going to wear might be the last thing on your mind. Yet your business attire, or what you wear to work, can reflect your professionalism …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
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The Disadvantages of Relying on Technology During Your Job Search

Virtual innovations have undoubtedly simplified job searching and networking and offered workers more opportunities to work virtually. 

However, only some developments that have impacted job search norms and expectations have been positive. Some developments mean that certain roles are more …

By Ivy Exec
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Never Say These Things to Your Professor

Your professor goes through a lot. They deal with multiple classes per day; many students, all with different personalities and needs, and the enormous pressure of making sure each of those students succeeds. This is why we should always treat …

By Rob Porter - Firsthand
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The Importance of Transferable Skills

Whether you’re looking for your first job or you’re a job search expert, you might have heard about transferable skills by now. These types of skills are great if you don’t have a lot of work experience, if you want …

By Rob Porter - Firsthand
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A Day in the Life : Assistant Wind Developer for an Independent Power Company (Energy)

8:00 AM: After waking up in the Holiday Inn in a remote part of Iowa, you get in your rented SUV and drive into town to have a breakfast meeting at the local diner with the mayor. Your development team …

By Laura Walker Chung - Vault
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What Is a Cash Flow Statement?

A cash flow statement is a financial statement that shows how cash entered and exited a company during an accounting period. Cash coming in and out of a business is referred to as cash flows, and accountants use these statements …

By McKayla Girardin - Forage
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