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5 Ways to Utilize Alumni in Your Job Search

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Alumni Networking Job Search Advice

Creating positive alumni relationships can enhance your college experience and better prepare you for the real world. Alumni can provide invaluable advice, expand your professional network, and introduce you to new opportunities. Here are five ways you can build a relationship with alumni and take advantage of everything they have to offer.  1. Attend Alumni Networking Events  Students should attend alumni networking events to meet with people who have been in your shoes and can relate to your current situation. You can ask them questions, hear advice, and add new connections to your network.   2. Join an Alumni Mentorship Program  If your university offers an alumni mentorship program, this is a great … / Read more »




Five Ways to Virtually Network from Home

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Virtual Networking

As people continue working from home and refrain from attending in-person events, it can be hard to stay connected and build your network. Thankfully, we live in a virtual world where millions of great connections are just a click away! Here are five ways to effectively network and stay connected through a virtual platform. Build Your Online Brand Establish yourself by setting up a strong web presence. Use social networking tools like LinkedIn or career services platforms like GradLeaders to create a profile with a professional photo and complete profile explaining who you are, what you’ve done, and where you … / Read more »




How Can I Transition into the Corporate Social Responsibility Field?

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Lea from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health asks: “How do I get into the field of corporate social responsibility? I come from a socio-medical public health background. What kind of skills and training are considered assets? If I’m looking for jobs in that area, what kind of job titles and keywords should I be searching?” Thanks for your question, Lea.  Your interest in corporate social responsibility (CSR) is well timed as today’s consumers expect companies to not just be responsible corporate citizens and improve issues related to their operations, but also make a broader societal impact. A 2017 … / Read more »




How Can I Land a Job in the Nutrition and Dietetics Field?

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Pamela from Los Rios CC District asks: “How can I find entry-level or part-time work as a nutritionist?” Thanks for your question, Pamela!  The simple answer is to work hard at it, so you’ll ultimately accomplish your goal.  Most take a passive approach to finding employment.  You’ll want to be proactive in your search to successfully land an entry-level and/or part-time job in the nutrition field.  This work can help you for this job search, but if you do it right it can pay dividends for the future because every job is temporary. You only need one job, right?  During … / Read more »




How Can I Break into the Human Resources Field with Only a Bachelor’s Degree and No Experience?

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Renee from Harrison College asks: “How can I get my foot in the door in Human Resources with my Bachelors and no experience in this area?  I have been searching now for over a year after being informed by my college that if I switched to Bachelors I would not need experience to get a job in this field.” Thanks for your question, Renee.  Getting your career starting in any field can be a difficult task, especially if you don’t possess any industry experience.  I’m sure you’ve put in lots of work during the last year to move your career … / Read more »