Is the Cover Letter a Thing of the Past?

In a world where time is of the essence, many students ask whether or not they should use a cover letter for an internship application. Over the last few years this question has also been a discussion with Human Resource professionals and Career Counselors alike. At the end of the day, the answer is still […]

Rebounding from Defeat: A Lesson in Perseverance

Jeremy Lin knows what it’s like to struggle in a job search.  The 23 year-old point guard in the National Basketball Association (NBA) was drafted by and then let go from 2 other teams before landing a spot on the New York Knicks roster.  Even then, as a fourth-string point guard on a team of […]

Savvy Seniors: Interviewing

The interview is usually the final hurdle to the job. When you get asked in for the interview, take the extra time to shine. This is your moment! If you are in the beginning phases of the job search, the interview may seem a long way away. However, take a little time right now to […]

World of Work: Scott Whitted ’74, Deputy Chief, District Court Litigation Division, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Scott Whitted ’74 Deputy Chief, District Court Litigation Division, Office of the Principal Legal Advisor, Immigration and Customs Enforcement United States Government, Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement http://www.ice.gov/index.htm Williston, VT Major: Political Science What type of law do you practice and how did you choose that? I’ve practiced civil law for my […]

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