Who to Ask for a Reference When You Can’t Ask Your Boss


References are a common feature of almost any job search, and can present a dilemma especially for those already employed. Current bosses aren’t ideal references unless you’re relocating, or facing a lay-off, downsizing, merger, or other situations.  The bottom line:  …

By Paul Gagnon
Paul Gagnon Career Consultant, College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources Paul Gagnon
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Moving Back Home After Graduation


If you find yourself moving back home after graduation (even a few months or years later), you are not alone. According to a May 2019 survey by TD Ameritrade, over 50% of students have delayed moving out of their parent’s …

By Alexandra Pierce
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The Importance of Visibility


On April 30th, 2019 the Rainbow Center held its first LGBTQIA+ in STEM Professional Panel Event. We invited Dr. John Redden from the Physiology and Neurobiology Department, Dr. Morgan Tingley from the Evolutionary and Ecology Department, Dr. Alix Deymier from …

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