Category: Work

Virtual Internships

Have you ever thought about working from home? How about interning from home? More and more organizations are looking at virtual ways to provide internships to a larger candidate pool and to save some costs. In fact, the Wall Street…

The Modern Resume

Over my last five years working in a career center, I have seen some dynamic changes in the way people look for work. From the explosion of social media and social networking to the way that people work; numerous changes…

Do You Know Reference Etiquette?

References are a great way to highlight your skills and abilities to a potential employer. Typically, the information that is gleaned from a reference might not get you a job by itself, but it may be the difference maker between…

What’s Your “Plan B” for Summer Internships?

You may have started an internship search sometime during the spring semester or before. Some of you may have been surprised by how competitive it can be to secure a summer internship. For those of you who have landed an internship–congrats! …

Are Your (Internship) Dreams Still Free?

Internships are essential. I am sure that you have heard that before. But how far should you go to get one? Would you pay for the opportunity to work an internship? Even if it meant you didn’t get paid? Recently…

Relocation – Four Things to Consider

In this day and age with jobs scarce and candidates plentiful we often talk about setting yourself apart from the pack. One of the things I am starting to hear more and more from employers is: Are students willing to…