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Everything You Need to Know About Pursuing a Career in Media

After spending my entire career in media, in companies as varied as MTV, Condé Nast, SundanceTV, and Discovery, I am often asked to give advice on how to get into the media business. It usually comes from a passionate, wide-eyed …

By Michael Klein - Vault
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3 Alternative Experiential Learning Resources for Government, Public Administration, Law, and Nonprofit Students

Going to college, many students hope to gain practical experience in their field. One way of achieving this goal is by taking part in experiential learning, which consists of internships, co-ops, research, clinical, part-time jobs, and more. Many students are …

By Lisa Martelli
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Lessons learned for Career Preparation via Non-academic Graduate Assistant Experience

Graduate Assistants from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate School shared in a recent article in Carpe Careers what they learned from their career preparation experience while working in non-academic projects. The four lessons they learned are:

1) finding multiple mentors …

By Damiao Zoe Xu
Damiao Zoe Xu Graduate Assistant, Graduate Student and Postdoc Career Programs and Services Damiao Zoe Xu
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Student Success Story: Brendon Thammavongsa

Brendon Thammavongsa is a rising senior majoring in Exercise Science. He is an active member of Lambda Phi Epsilon, the world’s largest Asian-interest fraternity, and UConn Hip-Hop Initiative, where he serves as Social Media Director.

How has your membership in …

By Erik Zawodniak
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A Sales Pitch

When I tell people I work in higher education, people often have follow-up questions: Do I teach? What department I am in? What do I do? The same goes for when people meet my husband; he is a farmer and …

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Alumna Success Story: Hayley Segar Dives Into Women’s Swimwear Industry

Hayley Segar ’17 says her mentors helped with everything from marketing to securing trademarks.

By Claire Hall
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Leadership Lessons from 15 Women Founders & CEOs

At the time of writing, women are the CEOs of 41 companies of the Fortune 500; for anyone not looking to do math today, that’s about 8%. And that distressingly low number is actually higher than its ever been. The …

By Vault Careers - Vault
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A Career in International Relations and Diplomacy

International relations is the study of relations between sovereign countries. International relations is important for successful business between countries by allowing different governments to cooperate and share resources and information. 

From trade policies to global concerns like pandemics, international relations …

By Rebecca Ninger
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Interested in exploring Business, Finance, Sales, and Marketing? Resources & Organizations for Getting Involved!

Pursuing a career in Business, Finance, Sales, and Marketing can present a wide range of different options for careers, organizations, and professional development. Organizations large and small often seek out students interested in these areas to help them reach their business’ goals and provide aspiring professionals the opportunity to experience …

By Jennie Magnoli
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Addressing the Wage Gap and Financial Challenges Faced by Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

According to the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF), there are over 50 ethnic subgroups that make up the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. A recent article on their website, “Fighting for Equal Pay for AAPI …

By Kristen Soprano
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