Wisdom vs. tactics: What kind of advice are you getting?

2017 Spring Campus Shots

When you have career conversations with mentors, professors, professionals in the field, you’ll probably receive a lot of advice about what you should do next. Some of it will be immediately actionable, but other recommendations may seem rather vague or …

By Catherine Basl
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Working at a tech company as a person of color

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[Writer’s Note: This is the first in a series of LinkedIn articles about my personal and professional growth through my  time as a content publishing intern at Microsoft. I also explore how this experience is influenced by my identity as …

By Aleenah Ansari
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Landing a job after graduation

2016 Commencement

You did it! Four (more or less) years of hard work, late nights, study sessions and endless cups of coffee and you made it through your last finals week EVER! You went to all the parties and celebrations, your friends and …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor Shannon Merchant
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Surprising lessons: What I learned from my summer internship

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Summer internships can be a very rewarding experience and give you a taste of what your future career will be.  They can also point you in the direction of things you don’t ever want to do and leave you struggling …

By Alexa
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How to stumble into a career (like I did)

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There is no way for me to reflect on my current career happiness without giving due credit to happenstance and luck.  I was hired as a career counselor two years ago and I love my job.  It is common among all generations …

By Jon Olivera
Jon Olivera Career Counselor Jon Olivera
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