Career Opportunities for First Generation Students

How Can You Reduce Your Total Loan Cost? Tips to Save on Student Loans

A student loan isn’t limited to the principal amount—a.k.a. the initial loan amount you’re given by a lender. Interest and various fees, like origination fees and late fees, tack on extra costs, causing the balance you owe to grow and …

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Forage Roundtable: Overcoming Anxiety and Imposter Syndrome

Students and young professionals face a great deal of anxiety when it comes to choosing a career path. “What do you want to be?” and “What do you want to do after you graduate?” are questions that plague the typical …

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How to advance your career after you get hired for your first, professional job

So, you’ve received and accepted an offer of employment for your first, professional job. Congratulations!

At this point, you’re likely mostly excited and probably a little nervous about that job. That excitement and your nerves are natural and nothing to …

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College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Best way for first-generation college students to find jobs is to network ASAP

I recently reached out to career-related experts to pick their brains about how first-generation college students and recent graduates should find new part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs. Many of those who responded were employed by college career service offices, …

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College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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5 Resources to Help College Students Gain Financial Independence

Moving away to college is a huge step in a young person's life. Not only do they leave the watchful eyes of their parents and high school teachers, but they also step into the adult world of personal finances. For …

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How to Be a Good Mentee and Mentor

Taught by Emilie Aries
Mentorship can make a difference to anyone’s career—mentees and mentors alike. While they’re often thought of as being one-sided, these…

Coping with Impostor Syndrome to Build Career Confidence

Taught by Emilie Aries
If you’ve ever found yourself feeling unworthy of promotions, opportunities, or accolades; constantly worried about being discovered as a fraud…

Managing Your Personal Finances

Taught by Jane Barratt
For many of us who are not financial professionals, worrying about money and saving for the future can be a…

Overcome Overthinking

Taught by Melody Wilding
While the act of overthinking usually feels like work, it’s more often the opposite. The more we delay action to…

Uncovering Your Authentic Self at Work

Taught by Kenji Yoshino
Despite decades of diversity and inclusion efforts, people sometimes feel forced to choose between being included and being themselves. Join…

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Taught by Carolyn Goerner
Those who experience imposter syndrome often believe they are inferior to others or have faked their way into positions despite…

Embracing Unexpected Change

Taught by Todd Dewett
When we’re caught off guard by a job loss or the crumbling of a personal relationship, it can be tough…

Efficient Time Management

Taught by Chris Croft
View Chris’s LinkedIn Newsletter Did you know that if you save just one hour per week, you could gain a…

Isenberg Student Clubs

Find a club that is related to your industry, can help with your professional development, or simply connects you with other Isenberg students.

Professional Organizations

Learn about and maybe even join a professional organization in your industry. Professional organizations sponsor conferences, publish articles and magazines, and sometimes
offer networking events relevant to your industry and special interests.

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