3 Remote Work Rules You’re Free to Break

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It’s likely that you’ve been working remotely (and from home) for more than a year. It’s also likely that, for more than a year, you’ve been reading article after article telling you how to work more effectively and productively while working …

By Derek Loosvelt - Vault
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9 High-Paying Writing Jobs for the Word-Obsessed (You Know Who You Are)

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Most people don’t consider writing a lucrative career path—that is, outside of the few writers who make it big with a New York Times bestseller or an award-winning screenplay. And thanks to the “starving artist” stereotype, many people think they …

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Looking Back…. And Forward

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Whew… we’ve almost made it through this incredibly strange 2020-2021 academic year.  Congrats to all of you, especially graduating students. We’ve muddled through zoom fatigue, social distancing, and have been faced with significant challenges throughout the pandemic.  For many, there …

By Barbara Hewitt
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3 Career Lessons from Oscar-Winner Chloé Zhao

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On Sunday, Chloé Zhao became the first woman of color and only second woman to win an Academy Award for Best Director. Zhao is the filmmaker behind Nomadland, a quiet and compassionate study of American itinerant workers who rely on …

By Derek Loosvelt - Vault
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Everything I Needed to Know About My Career, I Learned from Star Trek.

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Last week, we ran a blog from our partners at Vault about Melinda Snodgrass’s journey from law school to being a writer on Star Trek: The Next Generation. I confess that I was the one who selected that for publication. …

By Michael DeAngelis
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CS Radio – Episode 135: “Following Up on Following Up”

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Applied for that dream job but haven’t heard anything yet? Get through a first round interview but are now left hanging? CS Radio is here with tips about when and how to follow up with a potential employer.

Show Notes:

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Budgeting 101

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Budgeting is in an incredibly valuable skill to pick up, and a basic understanding can go a long way.

If you know your salary or stipend, it’s a good idea to budget to set realistic expectations for yourself. Or if …

By Emily Barrale
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Following Up on an Application Without Sounding Desperate

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Sometimes the most difficult time during the job application process is waiting to hear back once you have submitted your application. This period can take weeks, and it is difficult to know how to best handle the wait. Many people …

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April Government Alumni Chats – Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

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Throughout April, Career Services hosted a series of online chats with graduate alumni working for the federal government.  On April 9th, we heard from a bioengineering PhD graduate who is working as an assistant director in the FDA’s Division of …

By Dianne Hull
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CS Radio – Episode 134: “Presenting…”

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Presenting has become even harder than usual in the age of virtual meetings – and harder yet when no one has their camera on. Michael and Mylene review some strategies for acing the virtual presentation.

Show Notes:

Six Tips to …

By Michael DeAngelis
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