Interested in marketing? Add this experience to your resume…

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Marketing is a diverse field that many majors can tap into. Whether you are studying Sociology, Psychology, Communications, or any other social science, you could have a career in marketing or in a related field such as advertising. However, in …

By Alison McCarty
Alison McCarty Career Counselor Alison McCarty
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When you feel like you aren’t making progress on the job search

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Many seniors, alumni and graduate students actively on the job search have been visiting my office. One common thread?  This comment: “I’m not making much progress and I’ve been tailoring my resume and cover letter.”

What is good job search …

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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Skills for longevity and promotion at Google – aka the case for loving your humanities degree

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Ever wonder what the eight top characteristics of success at Google are?  Even if your answer to that question is “no” (points for honesty!), I encourage you to read on – because they’re not what you might think they would …

By Emma O'Neill-Myers
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How employers look for evidence of skills

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Ever wonder how employers look at your resume to find evidence of skills?

Employers look for experiences that show both depth of contributions (what you did) and duration (how long you did it for). So an internship project that lasted …

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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Discussion about careers in consulting

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I recently facilitated a panel of guest speakers on the topic of “Careers in Consulting for All Majors”, with panelists from diverse academic backgrounds. One panelist majored in Psychology, another had degrees in Political Science & Law, and the third …

By Alison McCarty
Alison McCarty Career Counselor Alison McCarty
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