Career Lessons from the Dark Knight Trilogy

Imagine coming across Batman’s resume; yes The Batman, the one who “Maintained the welfare of Gotham City by operating as the region’s number one crime fighter while holding a full-time chair position at Wayne Enterprises.” Now, your bullet statements probably …

By Amelinda Vazquez
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Takeaways from Internship & Co-op Week 2018


From February 5th-8th (and 15th, thanks to snow!), the Center for Career Development hosted its second annual Internship and Co-op week. With over 1,000 undergrad and grad students attending programming, the week was a hit! Students came together to engage …

By Arianna Dines
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Networking with Confidence: Elevator Pitches

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You may have heard of the term “elevator pitch,” but you might not know what it is and why it’s important to have one, especially as a graduate student.

Elevator pitches are quick introductions about yourself, your strengths, your knowledge, …

By Katherine Nelson
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Preparing for the Careers for the Common Good Career Fair 

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It’s that time of year again, the Careers for the Common Good Career Fair is finally here! Our team is ready to help you make a plan of action so that your fair experience is a success.

Is the Careers …

By Kristen Barbaris
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Can’t make it to the fair? Here’s how to connect with the employers you missed.


The career fairs that happen on campus each semester are an amazing opportunity for students to meet dozens of employers from various industries in one place and time conveniently located right on-campus. However, if exams, work or illness get in …

By Allison Rescsanski
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Professionalism 101

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You’ve probably heard the word “professionalism” thrown out in many different contexts, but what does acting professional actually entail? Professionalism spans far beyond dressing well or having an impressive resume. Rather, the way you act in your academic, extracurricular, and …

By Arianna Dines
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Going Abroad? Make It an Experience that Will Entice Potential Employers


Your tickets are bought and you’re ready for the study abroad experience of a lifetime! While you’re in it for the adventure and education, this once in a lifetime opportunity will also look great on your resume and can be …

By Marisa Tatiwong
Marisa Tatiwong Corporate Partner Relations Coordinator Marisa Tatiwong
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3 Ways to Stand Out (For the Right Reasons) During the Job Application Process

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It can be disheartening to fill out multiple application forms or send out hundreds of CVs – only to be met with silence… The job hunt is so competitive that most recruiters will not get back in touch or even …

By Amanda Rose
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Expand Your Career Options


‘A career in academia is the only choice for someone with a PhD,’ is a very common and widely held graduate school myth. Even those who already have a PhD, or are in the process of obtaining one, often report …

By Tithi Basu Mallik
Tithi Basu Mallik Graduate Student Career Programs and Services Graduate Assistant Tithi Basu Mallik
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How Fortune 500 Employees Make Their LinkedIn Profiles Stand Out to Recruiters


We all know the power of keywords—we use them in our resume to make it past the ATS, we include them in our cover letters to match the job description and show we have the right skills for the …

By The Daily Muse
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