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Getting the Most Out of Campus Career Services

I've attended three colleges in my higher education career: in undergrad I transferred from one school to another, and I went to the third for grad school. You know what that means? It means I've been inside my fair share …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Facing post-graduation “firsts” and uncertainty about DACA’s future, undocumented students turn to each other for support

“Life after college can be difficult to navigate for any graduate, but for undocumented students, the challenges can be greater.”

Read this story from The Hechinger Report about how a group of undocumented alumni formed groups to support their transition …

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect] Customer Success Manager
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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 …

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Get Customized Career Information Straight to Your Inbox

There’s so much career information out there. How can you find what’s most relevant to you?

Start by activating your profile to get customized newsletters straight to your inbox! You can choose how often you want to receive alerts, as …

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect] Customer Success Manager
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Quick Ways to Get Ahead on Your Job Search (And Still Have Time to Relax This Summer!)

There’s still time to build momentum in your job search, and the great news is that it doesn’t have to take a lot of time either! You can get a head start for the school year and still have time …

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect] Customer Success Manager
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Why You Shouldn’t Use ChatGPT to Write Your College and Grad School Admissions Essays

We’ve been covering the unfolding story of the use of artificial intelligence in education, as well as in various industries, so if you want to catch up you should check out our two-part entry on its effects on education. …

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Surviving College While Working Full-Time

Balancing your courses, homework, exams, studying, and your social life can be a real challenge when you’re a college student. Now, imagine if you will, dealing with all of those things along with a full-time job. This might sound like …

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What Is the Pomodoro Technique? 6 Ways It Helps You Work Smarter, Not Harder

When I decided it was time to write this article, I started my Pomodoro Technique timer. Now, I’m locked into a 25-minute focus period that should help me write this article distraction-free — and I might even get it done …

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4 Personal Finance Concepts All Students Should Know

Given the widespread adoption of Covid vaccinations, college students are increasingly heading back to college campuses and attending classes in person again. Naturally, the desire to overindulge in collegiate events and festivities could lead to splurging beyond your means. So, …

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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 …

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Community Builders

Our innovative program offers enhanced visibility for recruiters through direct engagement with our students and/or contributions. Levels of sponsorship are defined by a total touch point/dollar value. For more information about the Community Builders Sponsorship Program, please contact careers@newark.rutgers.edu.