Specialized Masters

Learning to Thrive: Learning Disabilities in the Workplace

“How does someone go from doing everything they can to blend in to standing out in a competitive field?

The key ingredient is working in an environment that is hungry to embrace and provide support to different styles of thinking …

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect]
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4 Tips for When You’re the Only Person of Color in Your Office

“As an African American woman who’s a lawyer, entrepreneur, and educator I wanted to pose the question: What do African American men and women need to do to thrive, not just survive in corporate America?

I don’t have all the …

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect]
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Inspiring The Next Generation Of Women At Business School

“In 2000 there were just 30% women in the full-time MBA at Stanford GSB. That figure had risen to 38% in 2008, just before Lehman Brothers collapsed, but as we moved through the next two years of the financial crisis …

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect]
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Stand Out in Your Next Job Interview with ‘Earned Secrets’ (HigherEdJobs)

If you’ve been invited to campus for a job interview, you likely have a lot in common with the other candidates. Your career path and personality will differ, but it’s safe to say that you’ve met the same requirements and …

By Melissa Salva
Melissa Salva Director of Employer Engagement
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Veteran Careers: Dealing with Stereotypes

Veterans face several issues when transitioning out of the military and into civilian careers. In my last post, I shared a number of structural and cultural barriers that veterans face, as told to me by branding expert Lida Citroën earlier …

By Phil Stott - 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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Featured Resources

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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