Career Tips

Career-related tips and resources

Featured Resource: Tips for Starting a New Job

Will you be starting a new job or internship this summer? Check out these tips for how to make a good impression (and manage your nerves!) during the first few weeks.

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By Kendra Northington
Kendra Northington Senior Career Counselor
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What’s a Phone Screen? Here’s What You Need to Know Before That “Quick Chat” With the Recruiter

So you got an email back from a job you applied to—awesome! The person who reached out is asking to schedule a phone screen. Or perhaps they’re asking to schedule a “quick chat” or “brief phone call.” What does this …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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12 Essential Data Engineering Interview Questions and Answers

One of the most substantial economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic was the acceleration of workplace trends like the transition to remote work. While some businesses needed to shut their doors amid the economic slowdown, others have been growing and …

By Guest Contributor - Springboard
Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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Don’t Bore the Interviewer: Storytelling for Technical Presentations & Interviews

Picture this: After months of applying, you’ve finally landed a job interview at your dream company. You are confident in your skills (direct and transferable) to succeed in the role, but sometimes you get nervous in interviews – stumbling over words, rambling, or going on tangents…

By Chalvonna Smith Teachey
Chalvonna Smith Teachey Director
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8 Mind Tricks for Crushing Your Interviews

Often, what determines the outcome of your interviews has little to do with the questions you’re asked and if you know all the answers. Instead, the outcome is often dependent on your interview mindset—how you think about interviews and …

By Natalie Fisher - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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3 Smart Ways Entry-Level Engineers Can Get an Employer’s Attention

If you’re reading this article, chances are you already made one of the best decisions of your professional life: You’re pursuing a career in engineering.

As an engineer, not only are you book-smart, but you’re also forward-thinking. After all, it’s …

By Corlis D. Murray
Corlis D. Murray
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15 Tips for Using LinkedIn and Facebook to Find a New Job

Today, recruiters and hiring managers are increasingly using social networks to find talent. This is why it’s essential to have a professional social media presence if you’re in the market for a new job (and important to manage the privacy settings …

By Gabi Casin - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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How to Use Spring Break to Advance Your Career

by: Alyssa Towns

When you think of spring break, you might think of beach vacations, nights out with your best friends, or a week full of rest and catching up on sleep. But, if you’re like me, you might feel …

By Kendra Northington
Kendra Northington Senior Career Counselor
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How to Interview with Your Whole Self

It’s natural that interviewing can sometimes feel unnatural, as it can often be difficult to know “who you’re supposed to be” during an interview. You might think that you need to interview in a certain way and try to be …

By Natalie Fisher - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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What to Include in a Follow-Up Email After Your Interview

For some candidates, the hiring process ends after the interview and a waiting game ensues. But if you want to stand out from the crowd, you need to take one more step to get closer to landing that job. Sending …

By Owen Baker - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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