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24 Questions for Students to Ask Employers at Info Sessions

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The purpose of an information session is for employers to inform you about their company. While employers will do a lot of the talking, they want to hear what questions you have about their company. By attending information sessions, with a wide variety of questions prepared, you are showing your interest in their company. To help you feel prepared, review the six question categories listed below that you should touch on at the next virtual information session you attend. Questions About the Job Most employers will expect most of your questions to come from this section. It is natural to … / 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 »

Four Ways to Take Advantage of Your College Career Center

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College Career Center

College students who engage with their career center are more likely to receive a full-time job right after graduation than students who don’t, according to a recent Gallup study. These students are also more likely to say that their school prepared them well for life after college. The problem is that many students don’t properly utilize their career centers, and some don’t connect with them at all. It’s important for students to understand the value career centers can provide for life after college. Here are a few ways to ensure you’re getting the most out of your career center during … / Read more »

Five Ways to Make the Most of Your Virtual Internship

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Virtual Internship

Whether you’re at an internship that aligns with your dream job or landed somewhere else, you should take full advantage of this virtual experience to maximize your chances of future success. By further developing your professional skills, you can make a greater contribution which can lead to new opportunities and long-term achievement. Here are five ways to get the most out of your virtual internship so that you can land your dream job in the future: Create a Career Plan In order to advance your career, it’s important to create an outline of your plan to land your dream job. … / Read more »

Career Advice for Students During a Worldwide Pandemic

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College Career Advice Pandemic

Searching for jobs right out of college has always been difficult, and it hasn’t gotten any easier amid a worldwide pandemic. Some students and graduates may be wondering if companies are even hiring at all right now. And the answer is yes! Companies are still looking to fill positions that they find vital to the growth and success of the company. But this means they’re looking for the top candidates to fill these spots. It’s important for students to learn how to stand out among other candidates and prove they’re the best for the position, especially when the job market is so competitive. Here’s some advice on how to be successful in your … / Read more »