Even if Undergrad Was a Struggle, Grad School is Still Possible

Ryan Hickey, Managing Editor of Peterson’s & EssayEdge

There’s good news and bad news for those who had a rough time in undergrad and are now thinking about graduate studies. The good news is, you are now older and have …

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D&I Internship Fair: Fireside Chat with Gorick Ng

Gorick Ng, the Bestselling Author of The Unspoken Rules: Secrets to Starting Your Career Off Right, and a career adviser at Harvard College provides helpful insights about the job and internship process during Firsthand’s D&I Internship Virtual Career Fair as …

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How college students can find jobs – without much work experience

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-world-work-firstjobs/how-college-students-can-find-jobs-without-much-work-experience-idUSKCN1RL15H

By Jessica Pugliese
Jessica Pugliese Assistant Director, Employer Relations
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Thank you notes that boost your network: tips and examples

https://joinhandshake.com/blog/students/thank-you-notes-that-boost-your-network-tips-and-examples/

By Jessica Pugliese
Jessica Pugliese Assistant Director, Employer Relations
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How to quickly clean up your online presence when job/internship seeking

We all know there’s a lot of preparation that goes into a job interview. You spend a lot of time creating the perfect resume. Then you research the company you’re applying to and rehearse your answers to commonly-asked interview questions. …

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5 Tips to Ace a Career Fair

Career fairs can be overwhelming, to say the least. In many cases, you’ll be vying against scores of other students for the attention of company representatives. The following infographic provides strategies that will help you stand out to employers and make …

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We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Ask the Experts: What is the one piece of career-related advice that you would provide to a student or recent graduate searching for a part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level job?

First Answer:

Put your strongest credentials near the top of your resume. Whether it is coursework, projects, volunteering, GPA or strong “soft skills” lead with what you are best at. Keep tweaking your resume until it generates some –callbacks (phone …

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How to Use Your Disability as a Strength When Applying for a Job

Lois Barth is a Human Development Expert, Speaker, Life and Business Coach, and Author of the book, “Courage to SPARKLE; The Audacious Girls’ Guide to Creating A Life that Lights You Up.” Lois will be a panelist at the College …

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14 Great Jobs for College Students That Give You “Real World” Skills

There’s a lot going on during your undergraduate years—and not all of it is directly tied to your future career. But at least part of going to college is about getting the skills you need to land your first job …

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Job search advice for students and grads with disabilities

 

By day, Dan Cross is the Talent Acquisition Strategy Manager at Capital One. But a role he always embraces night and day is disability advocate. We posed a few questions to him and he gave some insightful tips for …

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