Professional Advice

How to Answer “Why Did You Choose Your Major?” in a Job Interview (Plus Example Answers)

If you’re a recent college graduate heading into a job interview, you might have prepared to answer questions about how what you did in college will translate to the world of work along with other common interview questions such as “

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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How to Start Your Career as an Investment Banker

Investment banking is a division of financial institutions and banks that serves the banks, government sectors, and institutions for stocks, transactions, and mutual funds. In brief, it acts as a financial advisory to investors while investing in various entities.

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By Kim Figueroa
Kim Figueroa Career Coach
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Accounting vs. Finance: Recording the Past vs. Predicting the Future

Comparing Accounting vs. Finance

Accounting is focused on recording and reporting how a business performed in the past, while finance is focused on analyzing and forecasting how a company is expected to perform in the future. This guide will compare accounting vs …

By Kim Figueroa
Kim Figueroa Career Coach
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iCons Information Session at Isenberg this Sunday, Oct. 3rd

UMass iCons (Integrated concentration in Science) is recruiting freshmen and sophomores.  Previously, the program was only open to STEM students, and now it is open to Isenberg students. https://icons.cns.umass.edu/

Please come this Sunday, October 3rd, at 6 pm in N135 …

By Melissa Salva
Melissa Salva Director of Employer Engagement
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Navigating Professional Development When Transitioning from Military to Civilian Life

Deciding to leave active duty and transition to civilian life is often a stressful and difficult decision. Upon transition, military members might have questions about what their next moves should be. Should they go back to school? Venture a new …

By Justin C. Pearson - 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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Tips for Navigating the College Transfer Process

Read tips from transfer students like you about how to adjust to the university after transferring and how you can connect your transfer experience to your career and professional plans!

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By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect]
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The Natural Entrepreneur

Read what queer and LGBTQ+ business owners have to say about the importance of community support in their entrepreneurial journeys! This blog is published by the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce, an organization working to support and connect the LGBT …

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect]
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What is the Difference Between OPT and CPT?

Learn how to take advantage of opportunities to work during your time in the United States!

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By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect]
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A Career Road Map for First-Generation Professionals

Hear from other first-generation college students and graduates about how they found support through college and marketed their experiences to employers. You’ll get practical strategies for how to network and find mentors, and advice to help you find career success!

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect]
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Your Guide to Interview Skills: How to Improve Your Answers

Read advice from a disability job board site about how to improve your interviewing skills and impress employers!

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By Mary [uConnect]
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