Alumni

Have You Always Wanted to Learn Excel? You Should! Here’s How.

Looking back at my undergraduate career at Ithaca College, one of the most valuable skills I gained was proficiency in Microsoft Excel. I was required to take a course called Business Analytics & Technology, where I spent a whole semester …

By Lisa Famularo
Lisa Famularo Assistant Director, Equity and Inclusion | Pronouns: she/her/hers
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A Guide to Having a Good Life (and Successful Career)

The Stoics were very much interested in human psychology and were not at all averse to using psychological tricks to overcome certain aspects of human psychology, such as the presence in us of negative emotion. That’s great you say, but …

By Paul Gagnon
Paul Gagnon Career Consultant, College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources
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Landing a career with a liberal arts degree

I recently read this response to a parent concerned that their child has graduated with a degree in history, has applied to “dozens” of jobs and hasn’t even gotten an interview. He’s still working as a cashier in a big …

By Lisa McGuire
Lisa McGuire Associate Director, Corporate Partner Relations
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Staying Motivated – In Search of the Magic Wand

We have all felt immobilized at one time or another, lacking motivation and falling into listlessness. Sometimes the feeling is induced by fear of the unknown or failure. At other times it occurs when 10 priorities are wrestling for attention. …

By Kay Kimball Gruder
Kay Kimball Gruder Associate Director, Graduate Student & Postdoc Career Programs and Services | Pronouns: she/her/hers
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How to Turn a Temp Job into a Full-Time Position

by Kristina Rudic, Vault.com

Sometimes the best way to get the job you want is to simply get your foot in the door—and a temp job can be just that. It’s a great opportunity to learn about a company, what …

By Eran Peterson
Eran Peterson Associate Director, Student Engagement
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