How to create and benefit from your own internship

Don’t see what you want on a job board? Here’s how to cultivate the opportunity you want and use the contacts you make to further your academic and professional career.

As a college student looking for an internship, you don’t …

By Sahana Rao - College Recruiter
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DHS Adds 22 Fields of Study to its STEM Designated Degree Program List

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has added 22 qualifying fields of study to its STEM Designated Degree Program List. This will allow international students the ability to participate in the STEM OPT program, where they can stay and work …

By Jessica Pugliese (she/her)
Jessica Pugliese (she/her) Career Advisor
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Forbes Names UAlbany Among Best Universities for Social Research

The University at Albany is named among best universities for social research by Forbes:

https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaeltnietzel/2022/01/09/americas-best-universities-for-social-science-research/?sh=ca51bc05e505

By Jessica Pugliese (she/her)
Jessica Pugliese (she/her) Career Advisor
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Create an Elevator Pitch for Job Fairs

When you speak with Recruiters at a Job Fair, a question often asked is, “Tell me about yourself.” As there are many participants who attend Job Fairs, you won’t have a lot of time to speak with a …

By Megumi Kim (she/her)
Megumi Kim (she/her) Career Advisor
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University at Albany Student Organizations

These student organizations here at UAlbany aim to support women in their studies and careers:

Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS)

“Women in CyberSecurity is an organization that supports and encourages all women in the field to share their knowledge and experience …

By Alyssa Lombardi
Alyssa Lombardi
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University at Albany Resources for Women

Center for Women in Government and Civil Society (CWGCS)

CWGCS is “a premier academic research and education center with a social change agenda” here at UAlbany. They focus on topics such as women and leadership,economic security, health and gender-related disparities, …

By Alyssa Lombardi
Alyssa Lombardi
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The Best Ways to Support Women in Your Workplace

Check out this article from Timely Blog here: https://memory.ai/timely-blog/the-best-ways-to-support-women-in-your-workplace

By Alyssa Lombardi
Alyssa Lombardi
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AISES Full-Circle Mentorship Program

The American Indian Science and Engineering Society is offering a chance to participate in their full circle mentorship program. Applications to participate will open again for the next cohort at the end of April 2022.

https://aises.informz.net/informzdataservice/onlineversion/ind/bWFpbGluZ2luc3RhbmNlaWQ9MTA0MTc4NTUmc3Vic2NyaWJlcmlkPTExNTQ4NzcyMjQ=

Contact AISES Program Officer …

By Vincia Phillip (She,Her)
Vincia Phillip (She,Her) Assistant Director of Career Education
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How to Read a Job Description the Right Way—So You Can Stop Sending Resumes Into the Void

Find out the importance of thoroughly reading a job description and how this can help you tailor your resume.

See the full article here: https://www.themuse.com/advice/how-to-read-job-description-keywords

 

By Vincia Phillip (She,Her)
Vincia Phillip (She,Her) Assistant Director of Career Education
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A Day in the Life: Private Wealth Management Associate, Major Banking Corporation

6:00 AM: I wake up. My day starts like a lot of other people’s on Wall Street. I get up, check my smartphone for messages, and log in at home with my coffee to check up on anything that may …

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