Beyond Internships: Advice for gaining meaningful experiences this summer

4 ways to have the internship of your dreams this summer

School’s out for summer, and for many of you, that means finding a great internship to build valuable experience for your resume. While a solid history of internships signals …

By Peter Hubbell - College Recruiter
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How to Talk to Employers about Your Conviction

CareerOneStop says, “Employers use background checks to confirm qualifications. It’s better to be honest up front and possibly lose some opportunities than to lose someone’s trust after you are hired.” Before your interview, read these tips to make sure you’re …

By Mary [uConnect]
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Day in the Life: Process Manager, Environmental Sustainability

9 AM: Arrive at the office to check emails and voicemails from my team and partners. With a meeting set for next week with our buildings and procurement partners, we must determine this week what we want to achieve as …

By Aman Singh - Firsthand
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A Day in the Life: Policy Analyst in a Nonprofit Advocacy Group (Energy)

8:00 AM: Arrive at the office and start the morning with your daily review of the news wires to see what developments are afoot in the energy world:  corporate merger rumors, congressional legislation proposals, updates on the latest accounting scandal, announcements by a foreign …

By Laura Chung Walker - Firsthand
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9 Ways to Present Athletic Experience During the Interview

“Are you one of those graduates who were a part of college football team and participated in various competitions? Then, are you sure you have utilized this experience in your resume and during interviews correctly?

Even if you’ve decided not …

By Mary [uConnect]
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How to put an internship on your student resume [+examples]

As a soon-to-be fresh graduate, I’m familiar with the struggle of starting a career in the challenging year of 2021 almost too well. When applying for my first serious job, all those internships that I did during my university studies …

By Mary [uConnect]
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5 Things Every Transfer Student Should Do This Summer

“Transfer students face a unique situation in that their college experience is broken into two parts: they have to apply to college twice, make new friends twice, and get used to new academic challenges twice. Some students find this situation …

By Mary [uConnect]
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4 Golden Rules of Remote Work Etiquette

No one could have predicted that remote work—the subject of much controversy and debate for years—would instantly become the prevailing work format around the world. And since remote work is still relatively new for many people, some are still struggling. …

By Marie Barnes - Firsthand
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Job Searching While LGBTQ: How to Find a Truly Inclusive Place to Work

“9% of LGBTQ employees have left a job because the environment was unwelcoming, according to the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). In a Harvard survey of LGBTQ folks, 20% of respondents reported experiencing discrimination when applying for positions.

LGBTQ workplace discrimination …

By Mary [uConnect]
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What Is User Research and Why You Should Learn It

Jumping into user experience design without conducting thorough user research puts your brand at a disadvantage. Learning the subtleties of user behavior helps you understand how to factor those needs into the final design of your product. SaaS companies are …

By Sakshi Gupta - Springboard
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Supporting Neurodiverse Candidates’ Job Interview Success

It is estimated that about one in eight people in the world are neurodiverse. While the term encompasses anyone who thinks differently than those in the mainstream, it typically describes individuals with autism and autism spectrum disorders, dyslexia, ADD or …

By Ivy Exec - Ivy Exec
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