We know the current job market is challenging, and it's easy to get overwhelmed balancing classes, activities, and developing your career goals at the same time. The good news is that your University Career Center is here to support you with steps you can take to increase your appeal to organizations and businesses that are hiring. Explore our blogs for great ideas.

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How to Find that Summer Internship or Job

January 28, 2021

By the University Career Center

Want to land a great job after graduation? Employers are looking for well-rounded students who have real-world experience; but how exactly do you get “experience”? Whether it be through an internship, job, service learning, or volunteer assignment, gaining experience is a great way to apply what...

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Don’t Just Network, Connect!

January 27, 2021

By Colleen Lewis, Events Coordinator, University Career Center

“The old adage, ‘It’s not what you know, but who you know’ has perhaps never been more true. Today, some estimates suggest that up to 70 percent of all jobs are not published on publicly available job search sites, and research has long shown that anywhere from half to 80 percent of jobs are filled through...

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Five Virtual Recruiting Tips for Employers

January 12, 2021

By Johanna Seasonwein, Associate Director of Employer Engagement, University Career Center

This past fall, we learned that employers can’t rely on their in-person recruiting plans and expect to be successful in the virtual space. At an in-person fair in the “before times,” you could set up your booth and expect hundreds of students to stream by in just a few hours. Students...

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Five Tips for Creating a Great Profile on LinkedIn

December 04, 2020

By Johanna Seasonwein, Associate Director of Employer Engagement, University Career Center

Regardless of where you are in your college journey, LinkedIn is the best place to start building your brand—the story you want to tell to potential employers about who you are (your values), what you can do (your skills), and what you’re passionate about (your interests). 

It’s...

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