Calling all Graduates: Where to Next?

Do you know what your plans are for after graduation (employment, grad school, etc)? We want to know! Please take a few minutes to provide us with valuable information on our 2021-2022 baccalaureate graduates by completing the First Destination Survey. 
By Megumi Kim (she/her)
Megumi Kim (she/her) Career Advisor
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3 Cover Letter Mistakes to Avoid

The submission of cover letters are abuzz in the hiring world. Some recruiters dismiss cover letters and just focus on the resume. However, many hiring managers like reading cover letters to get to know the candidate better. Regardless of the …

By Jessica Pugliese (she/her)
Jessica Pugliese (she/her) Career Advisor
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Rethinking the Faculty Role in Students’ Career Readiness

This article from Inside Higher Ed  discusses how faculty and staff should take a more active role in helping students understand and communicate Career Competencies.

“If we take seriously the problem of student debt, if we believe parents and students …

By Cathy Parker (She/Her)
Cathy Parker (She/Her) Associate Director of Career Education
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UAlbany Education Abroad opportunities!

Have you ever thought about studying abroad while you’re a student here at UAlbany? Studying abroad can be a life changing experience that can really impact your future career path and help you develop excellent intercultural communication skills. As you …

By Megumi Kim (she/her)
Megumi Kim (she/her) Career Advisor
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Ascend Virtual Career Fair – Tuesday, August 2!

Calling all students and professionals who identify as Asian and are interested in Business!

Ascend, “the largest Pan-Asian Business professional membership organization in North America” will be hosting a Virtual Career Fair on Tuesday, August 2nd from 1:00 p.m. – …

By Megumi Kim (she/her)
Megumi Kim (she/her) Career Advisor
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To List Soft Skills, or Not to List Soft Skills, That is the Question.

Now, more than ever, soft skills are important factors in being considered for a job or internship. But, how do you convey the soft skills that you bring to the table?

Many students list their soft skills out on their …

By Jessica Pugliese (she/her)
Jessica Pugliese (she/her) Career Advisor
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Tips on Building a Stronger LinkedIn Profile

Sometimes the thought of LinkedIn can be overwhelming.

If you’re unsure of how to get started, or want to further improve your profile, these two videos below “How to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Stand Out” and “How to Optimize Your …

By Megumi Kim (she/her)
Megumi Kim (she/her) Career Advisor
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14 Black professionals share their advice for your career journey

Need some wisdom for navigating your job or internship from people who’ve been there? Check out the full article below.

https://joinhandshake.com/blog/students/black-professionals-career-advice/

By Vincia Phillip (She,Her)
Vincia Phillip (She,Her) Assistant Director of Career Education
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Internship Opportunity with the Office of Congressman Paul Tonko – Deadline Friday, July 22

The Office of Congressman Paul Tonko is seeking fall 2022 interns in its Albany, Schenectady, and DC offices! The deadline to apply is by Friday, July 22, 2022.  The 2022 Fall Internship Program will run between September and December, and …

By Megumi Kim (she/her)
Megumi Kim (she/her) Career Advisor
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EY-Parthenon Thrive Virtual Event

Rounding out Pride Month, EY Parthenon has a great opportunity for undergraduate students (rising junior and seniors) with a strong preference for students who self-identify as LGBTQ+ to learn more about a career in strategy consulting. This half-day, virtual event …

By Jessica Pugliese (she/her)
Jessica Pugliese (she/her) Career Advisor
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Demystifying USA Jobs – Applying for Federal Jobs Workshop – Tomorrow, Weds, June 29 at 12:30 p.m.!

Calling all students and alumni who may be interested in pursuing a career in the government!

Join in for a virtual Zoom workshop tomorrow, Wednesday, June 29th at 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. to learn more and to demystify USA …

By Megumi Kim (she/her)
Megumi Kim (she/her) Career Advisor
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