Savvy Seniors: Explore Options

Doctor Teacher Lawyer Accountant Firefighter Those are the easy ones. How many careers can you name? As you prepare to enter the world of work, take a moment to explore what’s out there.  Look before you leap. You will find some great resources to get started under “Explore Options” on the Senior Checklist for Career […]

Top Ten Reasons to go to the Job Fair

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2-5pm at the Davis Center 10. It’s a great opportunity to wear your suit and Dress for Success. 9. It’s so conveniently located at the Davis Center. 8. It’s a great excuse to dust off your resume. 7. You’ve always wondered what exactly a “XYZ” job does anyway. Now’s your chance to […]

World of Work: Brian Trudell ’09, University of Vermont Extension

Brian Trudell ’09 Agronomy Outreach Professional University of Vermont Extension – St. Albans, VT Major: Animal Science How would you describe what you do on a typical day? My role as a UVM Extension agent is to reduce nutrient and sediment loading in Lake Champlain. I provide education and technical support to Vermont livestock […]

3 Reasons Why Internships are Important for Today’s College Student

In today’s job market, obtaining a Bachelor’s degree can be the first step to a successful career. However, many employers look for students who have held internships or co-ops during their collegiate experience because employers understand the value they bring. Below are 3 reasons why internships are so important for today’s college student. Internships can […]

“Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish”: Career Insights from Steve Jobs

On October 5, 2011, Apple co-founder and chairperson Steve Jobs died at the age of 56.  Since then, many people are re-visiting the commencement speech Jobs delivered at Stanford University in 2005.  Packed with general life lessons, the speech also has valuable tips for finding meaningful work and sustaining a fulfilling career.  Here are some […]

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