Learn the rules of the game; then play better than everyone else.

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The title of this blog is a paraphrase of an Albert Einstein quote: You have to learn the rules of the game. And then, you have to play better than anyone else. This goes for the education job search, and …

By Michael Petro
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My 5-10 Minute Pitch

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Yesterday, I had the pleasure of speaking to over 200 parents and high school students at the School of Fine Arts Annual Discovery Day. At this event parents and prospective students immerse themselves in the arts and discover what it’s …

By Jennifer Grunwald
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Tailor Made: A Résumé that Reflects You

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Same as tailoring clothes to fit your body, you should tailor your résumé to fit each specific position for which you are applying.  I couldn’t even count how many different résumés I have created over the years.  From public …

By Christina Harney
Christina Harney Graduate Assistant Christina Harney
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5 Tips on How to Make Your Resume Shine

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You’ve been applying to jobs left and right, but just don’t seem to be getting the responses back that you were hoping for. Why is this, and how can you fix it?

Every day, recruiters see hundreds of resumes. How …

By Casee Laznick
Casee Laznick Talent Acquisition & Social Media Specialist
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Spring Cleaning for your Career

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Each spring, most of us get the itch to embark on some form of spring cleaning. Whether it is getting rid of old winter clothes, washing the car, and finally opening up those windows and letting some fresh air in. …

By Jennifer Grunwald
Jennifer Grunwald Career Consultant, School of Fine Arts Profile Picture
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How to Integrate Volunteer Experience into your Resume

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Many students today are participating in amazing service and volunteering with great organizations on and off campus, but when it comes time to put experiences on résumés, there is often hesitation on whether to include this information.

“Do employers even …

By Erin Jouliot
Erin Jouliot Careers for the Common Good (CCG) Graduate Assistant Erin Jouliot
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How to Write A Resume Bullet Point

How to Write A Resume Bullet Point

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Make The Most of A Snow Day

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Blizzard Juno brought us an early release, a full snow day, and a late start this week. While we may not get a storm like that again this season, we can certainly bet on a few more snow days in …

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Résumé Tips for Your Winter Break

Résumé Tips for Your Winter Break

As classes are coming to an end and the university is turning into a winter wonderland, both from decorative lights and the cold weather, we know that the holidays and winter break are on your mind. As you’re making your …

By Helen Schafer
Helen Schafer Coordinator for Outreach and Programming Graduate Assistant Helen Schafer
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10 Tips for Winter Break

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Winter break is a great time to prepare for your internship or job search. From networking at your holiday gatherings to updating your resume, there are a number of things you can do during your time away from school to …

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