Instantly Upgrade Your Small Talk Skills!

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12 Questions to Instantly Upgrade Your Small Talk Skills

Ever find yourself in a networking event where you are conversing with an individual, the conversation becomes silent, and the situation becomes uncomfortable? It is something most people, if not all, …

By Martin Saenz
Martin Saenz Career Counselor-College of Liberal and Fine Arts Martin Saenz
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Take a step up… How do you do that in your industry area?


Have you heard of a “career ladder”? Maybe so. But I am guessing many haven’t heard of a “career lattice”. When you are curious as to what a typical path to the top of your career field might look like, …

By Karen Ivy
Karen Ivy Assistant Director-Student Services Karen Ivy
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Should I Intern as a College Sophomore?


Internships are one of the most valuable ways for college students to gain professional experience and exposure to new industries. In fact, an internship can give you a significant leg up in a number of ways, including building your professional …

By Lorrenza Vandiver
Lorrenza Vandiver Assistant Director-Professional Development and Diversity Lorrenza Vandiver
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When Writing Resumes, Don’t Tell Them, Show Them


There is an old adage about writing that goes something like “show, don’t tell.” The idea is that good writing shows what the author wants to communicate, and through showing lets the point communicate itself. Bad writing tells the reader …

By Abreetta Bonner
Abreetta Bonner Career Counselor-College of Engineering Abreetta Bonner
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5 Tips for Fresh Grads Who Haven’t Found a Job Yet

no crying in job hunting

One of Twitter’s coolest new features is that you can see what your friends are favoriting; a fast and easy way to see what everyone’s into or what’s happening around you. In my case, I see a lot of my …

By Veronica Rodriguez
Veronica Rodriguez Career Counselor-College of Business Veronica Rodriguez
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