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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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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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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Exploring Your Career Path with UO International Alumni

July 22, 2020

By Hongye Zhai and Zara Pastos

In this widespread pandemic context, international students are facing a pivotal challenge in planning their career paths. Many things in their lives are full of uncertainty at this time, and their career planning is especially being greatly affected by the current situation. The University of Oregon Career Center provides career consulting and...

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