With the sun finally making regular appearances in the Burlington sky and the thermometer climbing into the 70’s, it is becoming increasingly clear that the school year is coming to an end. No matter where you are on your journey at UVM, the summer provides a great opportunity take on new challenges and adventures. For many of you like myself, this summer represents the first summer as a UVM Alumni rather than a student, opening the door for a wide array of opportunities and experiences to look forward to. Continue reading
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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
As Summer & graduation looms near, you may be scrambling to get job applications completed, but how much thought are you putting into the places you apply to? Sure, they may be one of the highest-ranked businesses in their industry, but have you looked into their workplace culture? Bottom line: will you be happy working there?
So you’ve realized you don’t want to follow your major’s “career path”? No problem! For example, it may seem natural that if you earn a teaching degree, you’ll become a teacher. However, holding an education (or any other) degree can qualify you for jobs in a variety of industries including business, non-profit work, publishing, government and much more. You have developed skills through your coursework and activities, and there are plenty of positions that you can find outside of the expected career options. Identify your transferrable skills and match them with career fields of interest.
Whether paying for books, tuition, or your free-time fun, balancing schoolwork and part-time employment is often a necessity for today’s college student. But your job should be more than a paycheck. Continue reading