‘Career Guidance’ Category


Career Guidance


Five Tips for the First Day of Your Internship

by Chaim Shapiro (from the NACE Blog, 4/11/17) Internship season is about to begin. As most colleges begin to wind down their academic year, companies across the country are getting ready for the influx of interns that will work for them over the summer. Internships are an incredible opportunity, and you need to hit the […]

What Can I Do With This Major?

By Gretchen Seewald | Friday, March 3, 2017   Whether you’re a first year who is still exploring a lot of possible options or an upperclassman who has already declared a major, you’re probably familiar with the rainbow-colored “What can I do with this major?” packets in Career development. Here is a guide on how […]

Career Readiness – What One Employer Says

What career readiness do employers expect of new college grads? I asked my site supervisor Tim Schwartz and this was his response. He expects college grads to have a high level of reading ability. Tim stated that he expects grads to be able to read a complex and high level reading very quickly, sort through […]

Advice from a VP of SPS Commerce, Inc.

As seniors enter the final stretch of their undergrad career, the all important question “What are your plans for after graduation?” seems bigger than ever. Over the last three and a half years, we have been given hundreds of pieces of advice from our professors, parents, siblings, and coworkers as to what we as recent […]

Direct Response Marketing

If you do have an interest in the marketing field, another career to check out is Direct response copywriting. Before you decide whether or not this job path is for you, it is important to have an understanding of the different forms of copywriting. Scott Schneweis of Savvysherpa breaks copywriting down into two categories: advertising […]

Search Engine Marketing

With our continued dependence on the internet, companies have had to recreate their marketing strategies to stay competitive in the digital age. This need to out-do competitors in cyber space has led to the creation of an entirely new field: search engine marketing. While careers dealing with technology and computers are often considered outside the […]

Aptara

No doubt you’ve heard of free-lance writing. Instead of being tied down to one specific newspaper or magazine, you write a multitude of articles for different publications. While you still have to bow to the whims of the publisher, you usually have more freedom in deciding what you want to write. As it turns out, […]

Ghostwriting

Just like actors have their stunt doubles to do acrobatic flips and jumps, so to do politicians and celebrities have ghostwriters to write their speeches and memoirs. Essentially, ghostwriters do the heavy lifting when it comes to writing and editing but get little to no credit. They might work on speeches, autobiographies, or magazines articles. […]

Salary Guide

If you are planning for a career in accounting or finance, and you have never heard of Robert Half, you might want to do a quick Google search. For decades, companies have been turning to Robert Half’s Salary Guide to make sure they are offering the most competitive salaries for the best talent. The Salary […]

Types of Business Writing

I’m a senior English major who has recently begun the uphill battle of finding a job in the real world. If you are anything like me, you have likely been told for the last four years that there are tons of jobs out there for people with writing skills. What those jobs are and where […]