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
Senior Accounting major, Lauren Reid, represented UP as an intern at U.S. Bank this summer. Juggling her many responsibilities as a student athlete, a motivated academic and dedicated friend, Lauren found the time to interview and land a rad internship in Global Treasury Management. Learning through doing, Lauren has a few tidbits to share on her time with U.S. Bank and how … [Read more...] about Intern Spotlight: Lauren Reid
Planning for life after college is extremely unnerving. We prepare ourselves for the job search, hoping that our education taught us the skills to succeed. In the backs of our minds, we know that hands on experience is vital; sitting in a classroom can only teach us the concepts and we must apply them to action ourselves. Internships have become the platform by which college … [Read more...] about On-Campus Recruiting Series
So last week you read about how to schedule a Career Center appointment online using Handshake. "That's great! Super convenient," you thought to yourself. But then you wondered, "I don't really need my resume reviewed right now. What else can I talk to the Career Center about?" Well, good thing you asked. Whether it's you first time coming in, or your fourteenth, we … [Read more...] about Worth it: Appointment Types for Everyone!
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