Specialized Masters

How to Start an Affinity Group at Work, According to Real People Who Did It

An affinity group is defined in Merriam Webster as “a group of people having a common interest or goal or acting together for a specific purpose.” In the workplace, you may also refer to it by its more common corporate …

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect]
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Remote Work Finally Let Me Focus on My Job, Not My Invisible Disability

I’d always wanted to work in an office. Growing up, I envisioned a life for myself that had me running off to sophisticated work events, typing away on a Blackberry (because it was the ’90s and those were the hot …

By Sarah Hartman - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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9 Things International Students Can Do to Stand Out at Career Fairs and Conferences

International students often feel like career fairs are a waste of time and money. The reason for such disappointment is that, historically, the majority of companies participating at these events don’t sponsor international students and therefore aren’t willing to speak …

By Marcelo Barros - 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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10 of The Highest Paying Jobs for Early Career Candidates

When you’re young, it’s hard not to think about money. Money you want to spend, money you want to invest, money you want to share with your family, and money that you want to earn. Depending on who you are …

By Maximilian Vanegas - WayUp
WayUp
Sign up to WayUp to personalize your job search and apply to opportunities from Fortune 500s to startups, all in one place. Let’s get you hired! Click here
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Supporting Neurodiverse Candidates’ Job Interview Success

It is estimated that about one in eight people in the world are neurodiverse. While the term encompasses anyone who thinks differently than those in the mainstream, it typically describes individuals with autism and autism spectrum disorders, dyslexia, ADD or …

By Ivy Exec - Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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The Isenberg Resume: A How-To Guide for Specialized Masters Students
Big Interview

The Big Interview platform gives students the skills and preparation they need for successful interviews, including effective responses to challenging …

Big Interview Quick Start Guide
Networking & LinkedIn Guide

Learn the ins and outs of networking and how to use LinkedIn to build your network!

Isenberg Virtual Career Day Tips for Success

Quick and easy tips to feel your best and attend a virtual career event with confidence!

The Cover Letter

Examine 4 key areas of cover letters: the content, argument, writing style, and format.

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