Category: Work

No Experience? Not Necessarily

In my role, I counsel students who may be looking for their first professional experience. Typically, students will be looking at internship opportunities to assist them with clarifying career goals, getting insight on working for a particular organization, or to…

Internships – Why They Are Essential

Perhaps by now you have read about what internships are and you have a sense that you need to do one. But do you really know why? What are you looking to get out of that internship that you seek?…

Internships – What Are They?

Internships are at the forefront of many career development plans. Employers want to hire interns and students want to do them. Therefore, over the next few weeks, I will be writing a series of posts related towards internships and how…

Why You Should Conduct an Informational Interview Right Now

I’ve found that most students who actually conduct informational interviews receive the following benefits: They learn about particular industries, companies, and possible job opportunities and leads They learn about career paths with particular college majors They get to meet new…

Resist the Temptation

These times can be scary for those students who are looking to enter the workforce. The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) reported a 7% decrease in the number of new grads that employers are forecasting to hire for…