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The Do’s and Don’ts of Seeking Internships

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Not sure where to begin when looking for an internship? We’ve partnered with College Recruiter to bring you real stories of the best and worst intern candidates, gathered from insights provided by Intel and NECC. Whether you’re a student or a career advisor guiding students, familiarize yourself on these do’s and don’ts when seeking an internship. Do: Network with employees at organizations of interest and try to find a personal connection Apply for internships you’re passionate about, even if you don’t meet all the requirements Show enthusiasm and knowledge about the internship Utilize resources such as the Career Center and … / Read more »

5 Certificates that Can Get You a Great Job

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An article by contributor Hannah Thomas. Even as a student, improving your skills and constantly being in the loop with all the novelties and updates of your future profession is responsible and commendable behaviour. With the knowledge you gain at the university sometimes it’s required to have a certificate so you can prove how much you have invested in yourself and the field of interest. Also, the certificates will enable you to apply for better positions or job ads. But not all certificates are so influential, and some can even be considered obsolete. In order to choose the right ones, … / Read more »

How to Get a Job as a Wedding Planner

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An article by contributor Gigi W. Before you decide to become a wedding planner, you should make sure that you understand what it takes to do a wedding planner’s job. Organizing and overseeing someone’s most important day in life is a big responsibility, and it can’t be taken lightly. It’s also a trade that’s learned through practice, and it will require you to invest a lot of your time if you want to succeed. So, you best be sure you have what it takes to pursue a career in wedding planning. What Does A Wedding Planner Do? There are two … / Read more »

5 Ways College Prepares You for the Ultimate Career

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An article by Ohio based contributor Lizzie Weakley. To begin almost all careers, one needs to receive a college education first. Most employers will not even look at candidates unless that candidate has a relevant degree. Because of this, college programs play a major role in preparing students to enter their respective career fields. Here are five of the ways college prepares you for the ultimate career of your choice. It Provides Education This may seem like a no-brainer, but it is one of the primary reasons students attend college—to learn the ins and outs of their field. You learn … / Read more »

What Millennial Job Seekers Need to Know About Social Media

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An article by contributor Rachael Murphey. Millennials are well-known for their social media use. After all, this is the first generation to actually grow up with computers, so it only makes sense that millennials would be far more avid users of social media than other generations. Unfortunately, it seems that not all millennials are fully aware of the possible consequences of their social media use. For this reason, we’ll now look at a few things that millennials need to know about social media and how it could potentially affect their ability to get a job. Potential Employers Can and Will … / Read more »