Make a Career Fair Work for You

September 26, 2017

What’s a career fair? A career fairs help you find jobs, internships, volunteer opportunities, and learn more about a particular company. This is a great way to meet lots of employers in one room while on campus.

Here are a few tips to help you navigate a career fair  

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On-Campus Recruiting

September 05, 2017

As the on-campus recruiting coordinator for the Career Center, I work with all types of employers who want to hire Ducks. This is one of those rare times in your life when you have exclusive access to employers from all different industries, roles, and experience coming to campus to hire YOU.

Take advantage of opportunities to meet and connect with employers and professionals through...

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LinkedIn Part 2: How to Get the Attention You Want

August 17, 2017

Having a great summary is important when you have a limited amount of time to attract attention. The goal of the summary is, in essence, to sum up you—your personality and qualifications. Plus, it should give employers a clear sense of what you are looking for, what you value, and where you want to go.

Here are three themes to follow when making your LinkedIn summary.

Mission...

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LinkedIn Part I: Your Profile and Personal Brand

August 14, 2017

With more than 500 million users, 10 million jobs, 9 million companies, and 24 languages, you’ve probably already heard of this professional-oriented social media site. Used correctly, LinkedIn communicates similar information as a résumé and provides positive information about you.

But what does that mean for a student without lots of experience? Is it an online location for your...

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