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!
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! Continue reading
We’ve finally made it to May, the last leg of the marathon, and it’s time for a serious chat about self-care. Transitions are difficult, and May is full of them; from graduating (yay!), or starting an internship, May is the month of transition on college campuses. To be successful during and after you transition, I strongly suggest that you allocate time for self-care. Continue reading
Really, it doesn’t.
Here are some tips about how to assess your current job and, if needed, how to manifest your next bold move. Disclaimer: This is not about making you more money, this is about making your job matter to you. Continue reading
This summer, mechanical engineering sophomore Duncan Hacker, of Sudbury, MA, will venture to Pirmasens, Germany. As a participant of DAAD-RISE (an exchange program), he will conduct research on surface coating for ski jumping skis.
DAAD-RISE hosts science and engineering undergraduate interns at top universities in Germany to work with research groups and gain practical experience. Annually the award funds around 300 participants. In preparation for this summer, Duncan answered a few questions about his career goals and experiences: Continue reading