Specialized Masters

30 Genius Cover Letter Openers Recruiters Will LOVE (The Muse)

Your cover letter is the best way to introduce yourself to a hiring manager—who you are, what you have to offer, and why you want the job—but you have an extremely limited amount of space to do it. So if you really …

By Melissa Salva
Melissa Salva Director of Employer Engagement
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Odyssey Spring Career Day – Virtual event for Underrepresented Students

Odyssey’s Spring Career Day, a virtual career fair for underrepresented students, will be held March 10th, with top companies in Tech, Finance, Consulting, and Startups sharing exclusive job and internship opportunities!

This is a free fair for undergraduates, graduates, or …

By Melissa Salva
Melissa Salva Director of Employer Engagement
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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, …

By Steven Rothberg - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career. Each year, we help more than 3 million students and recent grads find part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs requiring 0-3 years of experience.
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Tips for Managing Gender Transition in the Workplace

Illustration by Marian Blair

No matter what aspect of your life you consider, the journey of gender transition can be nerve wracking, and one arena where you may feel even more trepidation about how to proceed is in the workplace. …

By Mateo Sánchez Morales - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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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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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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