Employer Reflections on the Career Fair

Over 850 students and alums got a chance to connect with 125 local and national employers at last week’s career fair, and the employers were impressed!

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Posted in advice, Career Exploration, Employer Advice, Helpful Resources, Interviewing, Job Searching, Networking, resume, Uncategorized

Employers on Handshake

Did you know that employers use Handshake to find potential employees and interns? Maggie Massey, the UVM Peace Corps recruiter, likes how easy it is to review public student profiles.  She recommends that, when you activate your profile, “provide details about your experiences. The more you can tell about a student, including volunteer experience and interests, the better.  Companies want employees that fit their organizational culture, let your Handshake profile reflect who you are!”  More great insights and valuable tips  below! Read more ›

Posted in advice, Career Exploration, Employer Advice, Job Searching, online identity, Uncategorized

Why Handshake?

Since the start of the school year, you may have heard about Handshake – the easiest way to discover great job and internships. Building off of the best qualities of Facebook and LinkedIn, Handshake offers an appealing and intuitive platform enabling UVM students to directly connect to countless opportunities and employers across the nation — all you have to do is activate your profile. Specifically designed for students to highlight their experiences and strengths, Handshake’s individually tailored homepages highlight jobs and internships based on your expressed interests and major.

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Science Spotlight: Lab Technician


Considering a Science Major? Trying to decide what to do with your Science Major? Meet Rogelio Zimbron, Plant Biology major and UVM 2015 alum. Rogelio shares about his time at UVM, the importance of research, and how he found a job as a Lab Technician with Green Mountain Antibodies (GMA). Read more ›

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Peer Mentors Making a Difference

Mehanna HeadshotMeet Mehanna Borostyan, a junior studying Political Science & Global Studies and a Senior Career Peer Mentor at The Hub. Mehanna was an office assistant in the Career Center as a first-year student, where she learned about the peer mentor opportunity through natural networking. She clearly recalls one conversation with staff member Jill Hoppenjans who encouraged her to consider the opportunity. The idea of growing into a leadership role and helping her peers by sharing her own experiences was appealing and she applied. Read more ›

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