Studying abroad is a fantastic way to expose students to new environments and cultures. Some of our Ducks like their experiences so much that they decide to pursue careers abroad. We caught up with Dahyun Kim, who is currently working in Nairobi, Kenya, but is soon relocating to Seoul, South Korea. Her experiences abroad have led her to have some great insight for students who are looking to pursue opportunities overseas.
By Bethel Sishu, Peer Coach
The Spring 2022 Career Fair is coming up on April 14 from 1:00–5:00 p.m. in the EMU Ballroom. This event, with more than 70 employers coming to campus from dozens of different industries, this a great opportunity for any student to explore what jobs are available in today’s market and begin to make connections with employers you want to work for in the future.
By Zack Bear, '21
Exciting news! Your application has been reviewed and you are hired! Just give me your banking information, your social security number, and the title to your car and we can be on our way to getting you paid way too much money for a position you didn’t even apply for!
By Dani Amtmann and Holly Tate
So, you need to find a part-time job? On-and off-campus jobs and work-study experiences help you gain new skills, make connections (and money!), and add valuable work and career readiness competencies to your resume. There are all kinds of opportunities out there—you just have to know how, when, and where to find them! Use these tips below to help you get started:
By the University Career Center
By Colleen Lewis, Events Coordinator, University Career Center
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 also the #1 place where recruiters go to source candidates and check out applicants to their positions.
By Kyle Santos
In the past few months, we have seen unprecedented change all over the world. It’s easy to think that we are out of networking options since we are unable to meet with others face to face as almost everything seems to be transitioning to virtual spaces.
By Hongye Zhai and Zara Pastos