They Should Value Continued Education As Much As You Do

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When determining the characteristics of your dream employer, the degree to which they value continued education is an important factor to consider. In my experience, the most common definition of continued education is earning advanced degrees, but I would argue …

By Lisa Famularo
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Undergraduate Student Success Story: Alexis Bazydola

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Major: Sport Management

Year: Sophomore

What was your internship and how did you find it?
I worked as a Hockey Operations Intern for the Nashville Predators NHL organization. I found this option through a few connections I had in the …

By Arianna Dines
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Career Lessons from “Friends”

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“I’ll Be There For You” is a theme song that will be forever stuck in our heads.  Audiences have been captivated by the lives and antics of Monica, Rachel, Phoebe, Joey, Chandler, and Ross for years, even after the series …

By Amanda Masciadrelli
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How to Talk about Your Research so Everyone Understands

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Over the course of your career, you will probably have to explain your technical research to people who are not familiar with your field. This can be anyone from a parent, friends, or a well-meaning stranger, but sometimes explaining your …

By Katherine Nelson
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Just one page? Most likely, yes!

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Odds are, no matter where you see yourself this summer or post-graduation, you are going to need a résumé. Simply put, a résumé is the best tool employers, mentors, and hiring managers have to gain more knowledge of your experience …

By Ana Clara Blesso
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How to stay motivated in the job search

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You have updated your resume, tailored your cover letter, refined your LinkedIn profile, reached out to your network, and submitted numerous job applications. Now you are applying, interviewing, and waiting. The job search process can sometimes be long, discouraging, or …

By Emily Fiagbedzi
Emily Fiagbedzi Graduate Assistant Emily Fiagbedzi
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Why the Husky Mentor Network should induce FOMO

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It’s simple. You should have FOMO if you’re not in the Husky Mentor Network (HMN). I assume that those of you reading this know what FOMO is… “Anxiety that an exciting or interesting event may currently be happening elsewhere, often …

By Lee Hameroff
Lee Hameroff Assistant Director, Assessment & Technology Lee Hameroff
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3 Ways Your Cover Letter Lost You the Job

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It wasn’t tailored.
Just like your résumé, your cover letter should be tailored to the particular position you are applying for! It should not contain general statements regarding our desire to work there, or how impressed you are by the …

By Corinne Golash
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Undergraduate Student Success Story: Morgan Reiss

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Morgan Reiss

Major: Psychology

Minors: Human Development and Family Studies, Criminal Justice, and Cognitive Science

Year: Senior

What was your internship or co-op and how did you find it? I was an intern at the Department of Children and Families …

By Arianna Dines
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Undergraduate Student Success Story: Zane Grady

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Zane Grady

Year: Senior

Major: Materials Science and Engineering

What was your internship or co-op and how did you find it? 

My co-ops/internships were through at NASA Langley Research Center (Hampton, VA), working as a materials research student. I found these …

By Arianna Dines
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