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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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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Finding Part-Time Work and Experiences This Fall

August 11, 2021

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...

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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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