Greetings from the Director of UVM Career Services!

Welcome! Both Burlington and UVM’s campus are buzzing with activity—sure signs the new academic year has arrived.  We in Career Services have had a busy summer, launching web site innovations, making plans to improve our alumni network, and building relationships with employers.  Best of all, we will soon unveil our new exterior entrance, visually reinforcing […]

Lessons from Hollywood: Tips for Effective Interviewing

Hollywood has given us plenty of examples of workplace happenings, including glimpses into the job search process.  From hilariously absurd job interviews to heartwarming interviews gone right, we have lots of examples of what to do and what not to do. In Step Brothers (2008), the characters of Brennan and Dale are two unemployed, middle-aged […]

From Chicago to Burlington: Reflections on a Summer Internship

Each summer, the University of Vermont’s Career Services office hosts a NASPA Undergraduate Fellow as an intern in our office.  The students in this program are interested in careers in higher education and are given the opportunity to learn more about the field by obtaining internships at campuses across the country.  This summer, we were […]

Effective Approaches to Your Job Search

You may have heard that looking for a job is a job in itself.  Although it is unlikely that anyone is spending 40 hours a week or more on their job search, there is some truth in this statement.  Looking for gainful employment can be tiring and hard.  However, being proactive in your search can […]

World of Work: David DePiano, CPA ’04, Director of Financial Reporting, Dyn

David DePiano, CPA ‘04 Major: Business Administration – Accounting Concentration Director of Financial Reporting Dyn – Manchester, NH How would you describe what you do on a typical day to someone who is unfamiliar with your field? I am responsible for making sure Dyn’s financial statements are presented to company management timely and free […]

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