Interviewing Tips for the Pharmacy Student

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Pharmacy students are expected to have hundreds of hours in related experiences, as they move through Pharmacy school toward their degree and a full-time job. To gain this experience, they are participating in internships, residencies, fellowships, research, service projects, and …

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Career Connections for All Majors

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Let me ask you something…

Are you on the job search and want to visit different worksites? Are you an underclassman that wants to know the best strategies for building your resume? Do you want to take a Friday off …

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Future Teachers: Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.

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In the interest of proper attribution, the title of my blog today, absent the “future teachers,” is a quote from Mark Twain. While there are clearly many messages that could be extrapolated here, for our purposes today, let’s talk about …

By Michael Petro
Michael Petro Assistant Director, Internal Relations Michael Petro
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Leaving a Lasting Impression after an Interview

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While it is extremely important to answer questions fully and present yourself professionally during the interview, the interview does not end when you leave the office. An extra step that many people do not take is sending a thank you …

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A Resource for Creative Minds

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What better time to share a great online resource for students who have interests in creative industries. Whether your passion is fashion, writing, theater production, web or graphic design, and beyond, FindSpark has internships, part-time, and full-time positions posted by …

By Jennifer Grunwald
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Jobs Can be Found in Unexpected Ways

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As I approach my last year of graduate school, I am finally faced with the mission that so many of us out there have experienced: “get a job.” This can be a nerve-wracking, overwhelming process thinking about how you’re going …

By Ty McNamee
Ty McNamee Outreach and Programming Graduate Assistant Ty McNamee
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Mistakes I Made as an Undergraduate: Part 2

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In my last blog post I wrote about how one of the major mistakes I made in my after graduation job search was that I didn’t network.  Today I wanted to write about another big mistake I made as an …

By Emily Merritt
Emily Merritt Career Consultant, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Emily Merritt
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The Key to Utilizing Your Network: Maintaining Your Contacts

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So you attended the Career Fair, or the Professional Development Conference, and connected with several key employers.  Now what?

How you maintain your network is equally as important as the conversations you have at these events.  Without the proper follow-up, …

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Student Success Story: Kat Conn

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Kathleen Connelly (Kat Conn)

Major: Double major; Communication & Human Rights Minor: International Studies

Class standing: Junior

What are some on-campus jobs you’ve had that have prepared you for what you want to do after graduation?

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The Mind-Body Connection

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The words we use combined with our own unique body language convey information to others and also influence how we see ourselves. The words you choose in speaking about the job search process can impact how comfortable or uncomfortable you …

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