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Chronically Capable | Tips for Job Hunting While Living with Chronic Illness or Disability

From misconceptions about chronic illnesses to practical advice about managing a job search, this blog provides guidance for those who are living with a chronic illness or disability, including COVID-19 considerations.

“And don’t be ashamed of your illness or disability. …

By Mary [uConnect]
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You Don’t Have to Code Switch to Achieve Your Career Goals

Practical advice on how to leverage direct messaging to connect with recruiters and employers in a way that is authentic and natural for both of you! Get ideas from the sample exchange in the article to start a conversation on …

By Mary [uConnect]
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How first-generation college students should find internships and entry-level jobs

First-generation college and university students in the United States are defined as those whose parents did not attend college. According to Wikipedia, first-generation college students tend to be older, come from families with lower incomes, attend college part-time, live off-campus, …

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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Combatting imposter syndrome in the workplace

Imposter syndrome is an all-too-common affliction that can present itself in many different aspects of life. The feeling of being inadequate and unable to do something or fit in somewhere despite being undoubtedly qualified can be really overwhelming and can …

By Sean Kelly - 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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Want to Stay in the US? Transition from OPT to H-1B

When an international student’s optional practical training (OPT) begins to wind down, making the switch to an H-1B or Green Card is a common idea that comes up.

While it is possible to remain in the U.S. on the OPT …

By Mary [uConnect]
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The Isenberg Resume: A How-To Guide for Specialized Masters Students
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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!

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