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 Ask any UP junior about their summer plans and the majority will mention an internship; searching for them, meeting with employers, scheduling appointments at the Career Center to wrap their minds around the idea of internships. Everyone wants one, but why? It seems like internships are a new concept; most of our … [Read more...] about Internships: Why all the Hype?
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
Colorado native Sam Wynter is a senior Finance major, wrapping up a sweet summer internship at Northwestern Mutual located in Portland, OR. Deciding to test the waters in a field he is interested in, Sam had real-world application in the financial industry. Gaining firsthand knowledge on the role of financial advisor, we asked Sam to share his experience as an intern and the … [Read more...] about Intern Spotlight: Sam Wynter