Should You Go to Grad School? 5 Things to Consider in the COVID Era

During times of economic weakness or uncertainty, many graduate programs see their applications swell. There are already signs that the economic strain brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic will drive the same kind of increased interest in graduate school.

While …

By Patrick Mullane - The Muse
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Five Quad Applications – Spring Semester 2022

Five Quad is accepting applications for the Spring 2022 semester.  It is mandatory to attend at least one of the interest meetings. The application can be found HERE. The last day to submit applications is Friday, January 28, by 12:00 …

By Megumi Kim (she/her)
Megumi Kim (she/her) Career Advisor
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3 Fast-Growing Healthcare Career Paths That Don’t Require Medical Training

If you’re interested in working in healthcare but don’t think a clinical job is right for you, the good news is there are several excellent healthcare careers that don’t require rigorous medical training. Here are three of the fastest growing …

By Jori Hamliton - Firsthand
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A Day (or a Year, or a Career) of Service

Illustration by Marian Blair

Since 1986, the third Monday of the year has been the day on which we commemorate and honor the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. And in 1994, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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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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Interviewing student veterans

Are you interviewing a student veteran for a job at your company? Congrats! Veterans bring a set of skills that can stand above the other students you are interviewing.

If you are like many hiring managers, you have limited experience interviewing …

By Anna Peters - College Recruiter
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4 Job Search Strategies That Get International Grad Students Hired

If you’re an international student in grad school looking to land a great job offer after graduation, know that it won’t be easy. So here are four job search strategies that separate international graduate job seekers who receive U.S. job …

By Marcelo Barros - Firsthand
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Own the Room at Your Next Networking Event as a Student, Intern and Recent Graduate

Networking Event words on a wall calendar to remind you of the day or date for a business meeting, celebration, conference or seminar. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

We live in a busy world, and college students are no exception. Today’s …

By William Frierson - College Recruiter
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5 degrees you will thrive in if you love languages

Choosing your study focus in college will take time and it may well change. For those who speak multiple languages, learn languages easily and enjoy travel, there are many study options available. Once you have a strong basis in a …

By Taylor Haskings - College Recruiter
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The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) – Internship Opportunities!

Live. Learn. Intern. in Washington, D.C.

The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) hosts Washington, D.C. – based Academic Internship Programs for undergraduate students each summer, fall and spring. TFAS programs include academic credit from George Mason University, a guaranteed internship placement

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A Day in the Life: Entry-Level Tax Associate at a Big Four Accounting Firm

8:00 AM: Arrive at work. I like to get in a little earlier than others (most other people in the office get in around 9:00 a.m.). This gives me a chance to check e-mail and voicemail, take care of administrative …

By Vault Careers - Firsthand
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