By Christina B, English '18 Career Fair season is upon us, and with the nerves such an event brings on, we might forget how to dress to impress. Sure, we know that wearing jeans to a professional event is not the best move, but after a long day of class and no time to run home to change, jeans may be the only option. Not a good look… While a career fair is not a job interview, … [Read more...] about Professional Attire
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 Christina Beningfield, English, Class of 2018 I have a box of business cards sitting in my closet. I was in a really inspired mood after reading Getting from College to Career: 90 Things to do Before You Join the Real World by Lindsey Pollak; in the section called “Get Carded,” (ah, so clever!) it was made very clear that a student with cards shows “maturity, … [Read more...] about How Many Business Cards is too Many?
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
INTERNSHIP UPDATE: Last year, we profiled Mari DaRos and learned all about her internship experience at Kroger Co. Mari graduated with a B.B.A in Marketing in Spring 2018, and now this newly-minted Pilot alum is working as an Assistant Buyer for Kroger! Read about Mari's internship experience below, then hear from her in person at the Career Center's Kroger Info Session on … [Read more...] about Intern Spotlight: Mari DaRos