Written by Christina Beningfield, English, Class of 2018 With the holiday season fast approaching, we begin to prep for the inevitable family interrogations. What are you doing when you graduate? How’s school, what are you thinking about doing after? We’ve read of the various ways we can flip these questions to our advantage; asking our nosy relatives how they can actually … [Read more...] about Navigating the Informational Interview
Written by: Audrey Fancher, Career Center Program Assistant Making the leap from in-class learning to real-world application can feel like a big, overwhelming step. If you haven't had "real world experience" as a [fill-in-the-blank occupation], how do you know if said career option might be a good fit for you?? Internships are one way to explore potential careers. You apply … [Read more...] about Career Hack: Informational Interviews
If you don't know about Handshake, read our introduction to Handshake here. … [Read more...] about How to Schedule a Career Center Appointment Online
Did you know? Employers can search for specific skills when screening applicants on Handshake. They are potentially looking at hundreds of candidates’ profiles and resumes, and there can be a lot of competition, so you need to find ways to stand out among the crowd. The skills section is one place in Handshake where you can centralize what you’re good at, and use the key words … [Read more...] about Select Skills to Stand Out on Handshake
When it comes to job searching, the process can feel daunting and overwhelming. While networking and connecting in “real life” is highly effective for landing a job, there are many other great tools and platforms to help you in the job searching process. Handshake is one of these fantastic tools as UP’s new career portal―offering internships and jobs for both students and … [Read more...] about 9 Ways to Make Your Handshake Profile Work for You!