Author Archives: Career Development Center

Don’t Let Student Debt Keep You From Your Dream Job

The average graduate of the college class of 2018 owed $29,200 in student debt at the time they finished their degree. For grad students, that number can soar up to $160,000. That’s a lot of money, but increasing debt shouldn’t …

By Samantha Fredrickson - Idealist Careers
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Yes, You Should Still Take Time Off Work During COVID-19—Here’s How to Make the Most of It

If you’ve been working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, you might feel like all of the days are running together and you don’t have a good handle on time anymore. Here’s a question for you: When’s the last time …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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How I Recruit | A Conversation with Stephen Ostendorff about Grad School Admissions

A few years back, Idealist sat down with Stephen Ostendorff, Director of Graduate Admissions at Bank Street Graduate School of Education. And while times have certainly changed, his advice still rings true!

Read on for Stephen’s tips for evaluating whether …

By Idealist Careers - Idealist Careers
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3 Easy Resume Tips And Tricks From An Entry-Level Recruiting Expert

“Whenever I get a stack of resumes, I throw half of them in the trash. I sure don’t want unlucky people on my team,” said no hiring manager ever…but sometimes it can feel that way when you’re hunting for jobs.

By WayUp Team - WayUp
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How to Diversify Your Professional Network (Because Your Connections Shouldn’t All Be Just Like You)

Be honest: Do all of your professional contacts look and sound the same? Did your boss and all your work friends go to the same kind of school as you? Did everyone in your network take similar paths to get …

By Marietta Gentles Crawford - The Muse
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How Can Organizations Prevent Ageism in the Workplace?

Ageism is a bias—so much so that age discrimination is sometimes referred to as a second-class civil rights issue.

In the workplace, both older and younger employees may face biases based on their age, yet age discrimination is usually not …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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10 Tips to Help You Land Your First Marketing Job

So you want to get into marketing. Perhaps you studied marketing in college and are ready to apply what you’ve learned in the real world. Or you had a different major but have been leaning toward marketing as a career …

By Kevin Payne - The Muse
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How To Put Your Best Foot Forward During A Video Interview

As the quality and reliability of affordable video conferencing software and hardware increases by the day, video interviews have become commonplace for candidates and recruiting companies alike.

The Coronavirus pandemic has taken something that was viewed as more niche and …

By WayUp Team - WayUp
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Here’s How to Write a Resume for Your Very First Job (Plus, an Example!)

So you’re applying to your first job and you’ve gotten to the portion of the job application that reads, “Upload resume here” or “Email your resume to…” Now what?

Don’t sweat it. Literally every single person who has ever submitted …

By Dana Hundley - The Muse
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Want a Job in Tech? Here Are 4 Tips to Get Started

Pursuing a career in tech is an exciting, ever-evolving journey with a myriad of benefits and opportunities for growth. The tech industry today spans more niches than ever before. From pet-tech to agriculture-tech to data-heavy warehouses, the impact software has …

By Simona Galant - Springboard
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