An Update on Career Services for Fall 2020

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It has been a challenging few months for all of us given the COVID 19 pandemic and the social distancing measures we have taken. We hope that all of you are staying safe and healthy as we move into the …

By Barbara Hewitt
Barbara Hewitt Executive Director Barbara Hewitt
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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

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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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How To Ace Your Video Job Interview During COVID-19

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Anyone new to the world of remote work is probably still adjusting to the reality of effective virtual communication while under COVID-19 lockdown. For job seekers, this means confronting the very daunting prospect of video interviews.

While the art of …

By Simona Galant - Springboard
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Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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20 Video Interview Tips to Help You Dazzle the Hiring Manager and Get the Job

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By now, you’re probably familiar with the basics of setting up for a video interview: Find a quiet, clean place to have it, make sure your mic is turned on, and—seriously—put on some pants. But with more and more employers …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Expert advice to answer your career questions
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How to Prepare for a Video Interview

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Editor’s Note: When this post was originally written, we admittedly did not have the understanding we have now of the severity and extent of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). But with more employers encouraging social distancing to control the spread of …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Being Authentic While Maintaining Privacy During Job Interviews

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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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So – tell me about yourself.

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By Jamie Grant, C’98 GEd’99
Senior Associate Director for SEAS, Career Services

One of the most important parts of any interview happens in the first few moments, when you’re instructed to “tell me about yourself.”  Whether in a 1st round phone …

By Jamie Grant
Jamie Grant Senior Associate Director, Engineering Jamie Grant
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CS Radio – Episode 108: “Acting!”

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Nervous about an interview? About to make a big pitch to your boss? Negotiating for a salary? Try approaching it through ACTING! Michael runs Mylene and Karen through decades of theatrical training in under twenty minutes.

Enjoy.

Show Notes:

How …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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