Preparing for Online Career Conversations

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Video conferencing has become a part of everyday life for many of us.  As we use tools like Zoom and BlueJeans for face-to-face meetings over the course of a day, how can we address the fatigue that will inevitably set …

By Sharon Fleshman
Sharon Fleshman Senior Associate Director, Nursing, Education, Social Policy & Practice Sharon Fleshman
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Preparing for the Dreaded Panel Interview

Preparing for the Dreaded Panel Interview

*Recently, the topic of panel interviewing has come up frequently in my advising sessions. Below are some thoughts and resources I have compiled. 

Preparing for the Dreaded Panel Interview

After you’ve landed the coveted interview, and passed the initial screening, …

By Esther Ra
Esther Ra Career Advisor, Nursing/Education/Social Work Esther Ra
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Acing an Interview: Greatest Hits

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Almost all of my appointments for the past few weeks have been mock interviews or about prepping for an upcoming interview. A lot of that is timing of industries like Finance, Consulting, and Technology who have been interviewing for the …

By Natty Leach
Natty Leach Handshake Manager and Associate Director, The College Natty Leach
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CS Radio – Episode 113: “Remote But Running!”

CS Radio Episode 113: Remote But Running!

Our 6th season starts with Michael, Mylène and the entire CS staff still working from home, but that doesn’t mean there’s anything less to talk about! Thanks for joining us for our sixth year – we can hardly believe it!

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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Say My Name | Why Pronouncing Names Correctly is Important

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Most people would agree that names matter. At the most basic level, they serve as important identifiers. We introduce ourselves with them. Sometimes, we even choose new ones because they are more aligned with our identities.

Given their elemental importance, …

By Yejin Lee - Idealist Careers
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Introducing Virtual Peer Career Advisor Pop-ins

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As we all know, this fall looks completely different from previous years. However, Career Services is dedicated to continuing to offer all of our services. We are excited to invite you to Virtual Peer Career Advisor (PCA) Pop-ins. This is …

By Zaida Bryant
Zaida Bryant Administrative Coordinator, The College Zaida Bryant
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Introducing the Interview Career Guide for Graduate Students and Postdocs!

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The Grad Team at Career Services is happy to share our brand new Interview Career Guide for Graduate Students and Postdocs! Complementing our popular Informational Interview Career Guide, this new resource offers advice for anyone actively job searching and preparing …

By Helen Pho
Helen Pho Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs Helen Pho
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Welcome to Career Services: Fall 2020 (Video)

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Career Services will be offered in a virtual fashion this fall, but in the same robust manner that you’ve come to expect. Learn more about virtual appointments, career fairs, and more. Learn more about our fall plans here.

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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Beyond the Job Description: Assessing Work Environment and Employer Fit

Beyond the Job Description: Assessing Work Environment and Employer Fit

Even on top of the pandemic, it has been a devastating couple of weeks as we have witnessed such brutality and injustice in Minneapolis.  One thing I am grateful for in the midst of this is having a supportive office …

By Sharon Fleshman
Sharon Fleshman Senior Associate Director, Nursing, Education, Social Policy & Practice Sharon Fleshman
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You Aren’t Bragging

You Aren't Bragging

Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs Joseph Barber
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