Professional Advice

How to Find a Mentor in College

As a transfer student, finding a mentor can be one of the most meaningful ways to help you navigate this new transition and make the most of your time at a new school. Mentors can tell you about resources on …

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect]
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LinkedIn for Veterans

Did you know that LinkedIn has a centralized page dedicated to resources and information just for the military community? Click here to access the resources and see what benefits LinkedIn has exclusively for veterans, military spouses, and employers seeking to …

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect]
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15 Female Leaders Share Their Favorite Career Advice and Keys to Success

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By Maximilian Vanegas - WayUp
WayUp
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3 Essential Job-Search Strategies for International Students in 2021

To say the least, the Trump administration didn’t extend a warm welcome to international students at U.S. colleges and universities. Will the Biden administration be more welcoming? Will international students have a better chance of securing H-1B visas? Will they …

By Derek Loosvelt - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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What is Ableism? | Confronting Ableism in the Workplace

Despite the significant number of people living with disability across the U.S.—and the world at large—widespread misconceptions about disability can cause ableist language and behavior to proliferate.

But what is ableism, and how does it play out in the …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
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3 Part Job Search Strategies Workshops Starting November 3

The job search for international students is challenging! Are you prepared? Come join us for a 3 part series focused on job search strategies starting next Wednesday, November 3 at 10am on Zoom.

This series will feature

3 students who …

By Kim Figueroa
Kim Figueroa Career Coach
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How to Read a Job Description the Right Way—So You Can Stop Sending Resumes Into the Void

When’s the last time you read a job description? If you’re currently job hunting, your immediate answer might be something like “last night” or “a few minutes ago.” But ask yourself: When’s the last time you really read a job …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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5 Ways Entry-Level Employees Can Advocate for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Work

Diversity and inclusion have long been buzzwords that companies parade—often for marketing purposes. But in the past few years, more and more job seekers and employees, particularly millennials and Gen Z, are vetting companies by their diversity and inclusion track …

By Anisa Purbasari Horton - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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How to Answer Questions About Your Resume Gap

If you have a gap on your resume, there’s a good chance that you’ll be asked about it in a job interview—which means that nailing down your answer before you show up is a good idea.

While there are lots …

By Phil Stott - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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How this African-Born Financial Advisor Is Finding His Fulfillment Helping African-Americans Build Wealth

Read the story of Tobias (Toby) Hananda, who, after earning his MBA, began a meaningful career in finance and is using his work to make a difference for others!

“I just finished my MBA, and I didn’t know what I …

By Mary [uConnect]
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