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Too Good to Be True: Signs of a Phishy Job Offer

September 15, 2021

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! 

Obviously, this is a scam; but sometimes it’s not so easy to see when you find a...

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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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Best Foot Forward on Virtual Events

September 24, 2020

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.

In fact, this can be an ideal time to virtually connect and cultivate professional relationships with...

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Five Tips for Making Meaningful Connections at Virtual Networking Events

June 10, 2020

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...

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