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Habits that can help make your internship a success

If you’re starting an internship this summer and want to stand out, there’s a simple way to do it, no matter what assignments you’re given: demonstrate the work habits of a pro. Be prompt. Being on time is the first… Continue reading

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Stepping Out of the Classroom and into the Office

Tips for a Smooth Transition: Making the jump from class to cube? Make sure that you start your career on the right foot. After all, you never get a second chance to make a first impression, and there are so… Continue reading

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Make the Most of Your Summer Internship

For those of you who already have your summer internship lined up, congratulations! For those who don’t, you still have time — check out Caroline’s latest post for some great advice for internship seekers. Once you have that internship secured,… Continue reading

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Congratulations, you got the interview! Now what?

You’ve just spent the last several months updating your resume, refining your cover letter, networking with industry contacts, and recruiting for your summer internship (or full-time position). All that work has paid off and you’ve been invited to interview –… Continue reading

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What to do with your major

Graduation is looming, seniors. Do you know what you’ll do with your major? If your major is something general — the kind that lends itself to graduate school, like psychology , sociology or English — what happens if you don’t go… Continue reading

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Have you seen your shadow?

It’s February 2 — Groundhog Day.  According to weather lore, on this day, if the proverbial groundhog  emerges from its burrow and sees its shadow, six more weeks of winter are in store. But if it’s cloudy and the groundhog’s… Continue reading

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My studying soundtrack

Do you listen to music while you study? I did. I watched movies, too. And even now, when work calls for some late-night overtime, I still do. Do you think it’s a Gen Y  thing? Or just a way some… Continue reading

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Don’t let the headlines get you down

For college students or recent graduates, all the doomsday news about the economy can be pretty unsettling. And truth be told, the job outlook  for 2009 grads doesn’t look wonderful. I don’t mean for that news to get you down… Continue reading

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Grad school: Not a bailout plan

It’s hard to avoid all the bad economic news  these days. College students, I wouldn’t blame you if you’re nervous about leaving the safe confines of campus. The real world isn’t looking too inviting these days. So with a rough… Continue reading

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Workin’ hard for the money

We’ve talked before about what to do once you’ve completed the FAFSA. Have your received your award packages (the next step) from your colleges yet? If so, I bet many of your schools gave you a chance for some “free… Continue reading

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