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  • Becoming the Author of Your Story

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    The UVM Career Center is pleased to welcome students back to campus, including those joining us for the first time, and want you to know that we are here to empower you towards personal successes and growth in the […]
    Posted September 02, 2014.
  • Five Steps to Take to Find Your Fall Internship

    Five Steps to Take to Find Your Fall Internship
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    Though it’s only July, it’s about that time to start looking for your fall internship. There are many great reasons to pursue an internship, and here are five steps to take to secure an opportunity: 1) Identify […]
    Posted July 11, 2014.
  • Top 5 Tips to Make the most out of LinkedIn this Summer

    Top 5 Tips to Make the most out of LinkedIn this Summer
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    Whatever you are doing this summer (job, internship, volunteering, travel), you are probably meeting interesting people. Stay connected with your summer connections through LinkedIn. Here are 5 simple tips to […]
    Posted June 25, 2014.
  • Savvy Seniors: Yes, YOU do have Career Experience!

    Savvy Seniors: Yes, YOU do have Career Experience!
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    Last week, we saw so many of you at the Senior Celebration at the bookstore where you were picking up your caps and gowns and sitting for formal graduate portraits.  We asked you to share career related […]
    Posted May 09, 2014.
  • World of Work: Anh-Thu Ngoc Lam ‘11, Christopher A. Walsh Laboratory, Boston Children's Hospital

    World of Work: Anh-Thu Ngoc Lam ‘11, Christopher A. Walsh Laboratory, Boston Children's Hospital
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    Anh-Thu Ngoc Lam ‘11 Research Technician, Department of Genetics and Genomics Christopher A. Walsh Laboratory, Center for Life Science, Boston Children’s Hospital Major: Biochemistry and Spanish, Honors […]
    Posted May 02, 2014.
  • Using the STAR Method in an Interview

    Using the STAR Method in an Interview
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    Over the last few years, we’ve written various posts about the interview process and how to best prepare for such a daunting step within the job search. However, the one thing we haven’t discussed is the […]
    Posted April 24, 2014.
  • Make Yourself Shine Online!

    Make Yourself Shine Online!
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    So you found your dream job.  You spent hours editing your resume and cover letter to perfection, and you scored an interview.  You don your finest dress outfit, arrive early, and ace the interview with your […]
    Posted April 21, 2014.
  • Don't Forget to Say Thanks!

    Don't Forget to Say Thanks!
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    So you passed the interview stage.  Now what?? Send a thank you message within a few days of the interview. In addition to being courteous, a thank you demonstrates enthusiasm, reiterates interest in a position, […]
    Posted April 09, 2014.
  • Savvy Seniors: Finish Strong

    Savvy Seniors: Finish Strong
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    Seniors: Are you seeing the light at the end of the tunnel? As Spring appears and graduation nears, it’s time to dust off your motivation and get geared up for the final push of your college career. Advice […]
    Posted April 09, 2014.
  • Informational Interviewing for Beginners

    Informational Interviewing for Beginners
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    Not sure how to learn about potential career fields? Start setting up informational interviews! What are informational interviews? They are formal conversations you set up with people who are in one of your […]
    Posted March 28, 2014.
  • Now What?

    Now What?
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    The UVM Job Fairs are over for this academic year. Whether you attended the fair or not, here are your next steps on the journey to gain career experience: If you attended the fair: Send a simple email thank […]
    Posted March 20, 2014.
  • Top 5 Reasons To Attend the Spring Job Fair

    Top 5 Reasons To Attend the Spring Job Fair
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    Bigger is Better! This is the biggest Job Fair in UVM’s history124 organizations are coming to campus to meet YOU.  It is the closest you will get to someone knocking on your door with an opportunity!  Come […]
    Posted March 13, 2014.
  • Savvy Seniors: Want to Join the Team?

    Savvy Seniors: Want to Join the Team?
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    How to Interview like a Pro: Tips from a Local Recruiter For most people, an interview creates a lot of stress and anxiety—it is an intimidating way to make a great first impression. For most employers though, […]
    Posted March 05, 2014.
  • Preparing for Successful Interviews

    Preparing for Successful Interviews
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    Whether you are going through the interview process for a first time or fiftieth time, the interview is an intimidating process. As a student and active job seeker, I have found interviews to be the most […]
    Posted March 04, 2014.
  • World of Work: Nydia E. Guity ’09, Fordham Tremont Community Mental Health Center

    World of Work: Nydia E. Guity ’09, Fordham Tremont Community Mental Health Center
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    Nydia E. Guity ‘09 Mental Health Clinician Fordham-Tremont Community Mental Health Center at Saint Barnabas Hospital New York City Major: Social Work Graduate Program: Fordham University – Master of Social […]
    Posted February 12, 2014.
  • Savvy Seniors: Be a Stand Out Applicant & Land the Job

    Savvy Seniors: Be a Stand Out Applicant & Land the Job
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    The inside scoop from a local public relations firm What is an employer looking for? Here’s what you should know about applying for a position: we are looking for professionalism and creativity above all […]
    Posted February 05, 2014.
  • Your Own Job Search Syllabus

    Your Own Job Search Syllabus
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    As the semester gets underway, assignments, class schedules and long-term projects get your attention.  One course you may not have realized you also have on your plate is Job/Career Prep 101.  It is always part […]
    Posted January 30, 2014.
  • What Characterizes a Good Internship?

    What Characterizes a Good Internship?
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    Photo: An example of a good internship (where there is communication and feedback), and an example of a less-than-good internship (repetitive tasks that aren’t related to career goals) At this time of year, many […]
    Posted January 23, 2014.
  • Welcome the World to Vermont

    Welcome the World to Vermont
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    Many want a life with purpose and greater meaning although fear often stops them from taking their next step, whether it is choosing a major of interest or traveling to study and immersing in a new culture or a […]
    Posted January 16, 2014.
  • Savvy Seniors: Find Hidden Jobs (One Senior’s True Story)

    Savvy Seniors: Find Hidden Jobs (One Senior’s True Story)
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    Spring semester of my senior year – stressed out and exhausted, I was bogged down with papers, exams, projects, presentations, work and extracurricular commitments. On top of that, I hadn’t yet secured a job for […]
    Posted January 08, 2014.