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 Dani Amtmann
So you’re new to campus and need to find a job? On- and off-campus jobs help you gain new skills, make connections (and money!), and add experience to your resume. The job landscape this fall is a bit more challenging given COVID-19 but there are people hiring for Fall Term 2020 positions. Use these tips below to help you get started:
By Hongye Zhai and Zara Pastos
By Holly Tate, Job and Internship Developer, and Colleen Lewis, Events Coordinator
Summer is just around the corner! Looks a little different than you were imagining, huh? Whether you are back in your hometown or living the quarantine life here in Eugene, this summer is still FILLED with potential and opportunities for you to build up the skills and experiences needed to help you land future internships and jobs. It’s time to get creative, think outside the box, and put your skills to good use wherever you are this summer through volunteerism!
By Johanna Seasonwein, Associate Director for Employer Engagement
1. Prep your space (and your tech)
Take a good look at the space around you. What will the people on the other side of the camera see and hear? Make sure you have a quiet space where you can close the door and let others around you know you’ll be on a video call. And check for clutter—no one wants to see your pile of laundry on the bed behind you!
By Sara Mason, Job and Internship Developer
“I’m a Duck; are you a Duck?”
This is what the stranger who eagerly tapped my shoulder said to me while I was traveling in Switzerland, wearing a University of Oregon T-shirt.
“Yes, I am a Duck,” I answered, and then we burst into connections about the campus, faculty, Eugene, Oregon, and more. This is the power of being a Duck: Wherever we’ve flown, we grew on the same grounds and leaped from the same nest!