Sara Goede

Career Counselor, College of Liberal and Fine Arts

Sara Goede

Sara Goede is a Career Counselor for the College of Liberal & Fine Arts.    She has 7 years’ experience providing career counseling in individual and group settings on college campuses ranging from 12,000-32,000+ student enrollment. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with a Master’s Degree in Counseling, a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology.  She is passionate about working with students at all stages of their career development as well as collaborating with faculty, staff and student groups on innovative ways to help students succeed and reach their career goals. Facilitating an environment of career confidence, insight, encouragement, and inspiration is her ultimate goal in helping students and alumni reach their fullest potential.

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4 Great Reasons to Attend a Career Fair

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The below 4 reasons will explain how important it is to attend tomorrow’s S.T.E.M. Career Fair being held from 8:30am-11:30am in the HUC Ballroom and the All-Majors Career Fair being held from 1:30pm-4:30pm in the HUC Ballroom.

Identify What Employers …

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How To Get The Job You Really Want

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When it comes to looking for a job, identifying the type of job you want is the single most important thing you can do. This will make it easier to be effective in your job search while also ensuring that …

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10 Ways to Be More Productive This School Year

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We all struggle with being productive sometimes, whether it’s our procrastination, our sleepless nights, or our lack of organization.  But to get the most out of each day and to get our goals achieved and to cross each task off …

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How to Set Career Goals (and Meet Them)

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When you’re just starting out in your career, thinking five or 10 years ahead might seem overwhelming. After all, how can you determine where you want to go when you’re only just beginning? But setting goals is actually a great …

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What’s an Internship?

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Simply put, an internship is an opportunity that employers offer to students interested in gaining work experience in particular industries. Through internships, students learn how their course of study applies to the real world and they build valuable experience that makes …

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5 Hacks For Overcoming Social Anxiety And Networking Like a Pro

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Thinking about attending a networking event or a career fair can stir up some feelings of anxiety.  A certain degree of social anxiety is completely normal–even helpful. Don’t give anxiety all the power and let it hold you back from …

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3 Steps To Create Your Own Career Development Plan

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Developing career goals and building a plan to execute them take time and effort.  BUT it is one of the most important investments in your future and happiness; which make it all very worthwhile.  With a little bit of planning, you …

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What’s an Elevator Pitch and How Do I Create One?

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An elevator pitch is a 60 to 90-second sales pitch about YOU.  You can use it in any situation where an opportunity to make a potential business contact might arise such as a networking event, starting off a job interview, at a …

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Focusing on Both Hard & Soft Skills

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Hard skills are things that are quantifiable and measurable; you either have them or you don’t.  Many specific qualifications for a job are hard skills, such as years of work experience or proficiency with particular computer programs.  Soft skills are …

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Developing Your Personal Brand

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Building your personal brand can help facilitate a fulfilling and prosperous career.  If you’re looking for ideas to accelerate your professional success, check out this comprehensive A-Z list of tips on personal branding:

A is for Authenticity: Anything other than …

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