Several of you have emailed me and asked for tips and tools on how to create an online portfolio. Whether you’re looking for a new job in the advertising industry or applying for an advanced degree in strategic communications, a solid portfolio can help you stand out from the competition; I wanted to list all of the best resources in one spot for you.
Let’s face it, getting a plane to a place where you don’t know anyone or speak the language is scary! Then you have the stress of packing your life into one suitcase, where there’s always that nagging fear that you’re forgetting something you won’t be able to live without.
The medical field has only continued to grow, and as it has degree programs and jobs have only become more competitive. Medical organizations want graduates who have excellent experience and a strong knowledge base in their given field, and many are even beginning to require advanced education.
This is a guest blog post written by Campus Commandos.
There is always a feeling of excitement and pride when you expand your network through internships, jobs, and social events. However, one of the most difficult tasks is keeping in touch with your network at the end of it all. So how do you keep in touch with your contacts afterwards? Here are 7 tips that will help you keep the conversation going.
This blog post was written by Kevin Loder, our University of Oregon Campus Ambassador.
Summer is peak season for national student conferences, especially for honor societies like NSCS’s ScholarCon. You’ll want to plan what to wear, what to bring, and how to network. Here are five additional tips for attending a summer student conference:
Last week on Twitter, a student sent me this question. They said, “How do I answer the – why do you deserve this – internship question?” I wanted to make sure I took some time to think on this one and craft a thoughtful response. I looked up the word deserve on dictionary.com. Here’s what the actual definition says:
to merit, be qualified for, or have a claim to(reward, assistance, punishment, etc.) because of actions, qualities, or situation:
Many college students create a LinkedIn account because they've heard it can benefit their careers. They add an internship or two and maybe a profile picture, then forget to log in for months. Without helpful tips and tricks for utilizing LinkedIn, many feel lost or confused as to how they can best use this networking site. Here are a few simple tips to help you make the most of your LinkedIn page.
The weather outside may still be frightful, but your resume doesn’t have to be! Second semester is halfway over, and spring break is not so far away. As tempting as it is to waste away the valuable time lounging in front of the television and watching How I Met Your Mother, why not get some extra bullets added on to your resume? Here are five quick and easy ways to add to your resume over spring break:
This is a guest blogpost written by Anita Ginsburg.
Job hunting is an extremely stressful time, whether you are currently employed or not. The issue is that for many people, resumes remain a source of confusion and concern. They are not sure how to present themselves so that they look their best, and some people do not understand how they can get their company's attention. Check out these tips below to make sure that you stand out.
Lauren Berger created Intern Queen Inc. in 2009, after successfully completing 15 internships and college and recognizing a need for more internship resources. Her online platform, www.internqueen.com, serves as the home of the business and allows students access to apply for any internship they want free of charge. The site also features daily content on how to make the most of high school, college, and post-grad experiences.