Back to school… then what?


The school year is rapidly approaching and most of us are ready to return to the classroom. Syllabi, lectures, and exams will abound, but these tenets of academia need to be supplemented by something more. The United States Marine Corps …

By Brian Berling
Brian Berling Officer Selection Officer
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Are You “Average?” B Players Can Still Stand Out!


Average. Mediocre. Ordinary. Do you describe yourself with any of these terms, or has anyone else? Never heard someone utter “MVP” nor “overachiever” in relation to you?

Take heart, there is still a valuable place for you in the work …

By Paul Gagnon
Paul Gagnon Career Consultant, College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources Paul Gagnon
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Planning a Trip Away? Find 3 Ways to Grow Your Career Skills Through Travel

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If you’re planning a trip away with friends this summer, you might be surprised to know that  vacation can actually help you develop important professional skills. This is because travel helps you grow through new situations you encounter while exploring …

By Amy Pritchett
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Leaving with Grace & Professionalism


Well, summer is almost over, folks (I know, I know). As one season changes to another, many students are ending summer internships and professionals are closing out seasonal or temporary experiences. Along with change comes the awkwardness of saying goodbye. …

By Ana Clara Blesso
Ana Clara Blesso Assistant Director of Experiential Learning Ana Clara Blesso
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Have You Always Wanted to Learn Excel? You Should! Here’s How.


Looking back at my undergraduate career at Ithaca College, one of the most valuable skills I gained was proficiency in Microsoft Excel. I was required to take a course called Business Analytics & Technology, where I spent a whole semester …

By Lisa Famularo
Lisa Famularo Graduate Assistant Lisa Famularo
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Should I Even Apply?


An opportunity catches your eye, but your inner critic comes up with a long list of reasons why you aren’t qualified. You wonder…

 “Am I qualified? Maybe I am? No, I’m probably not, but what if I apply anyway? What …

By Kay Gruder
Kay Gruder Assistant Director of Graduate Student Career Programs and Services Kay Gruder
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