The Home Stretch

As you begin finals, we want to wish you good luck in the last days of the fall semester. Between study sessions, you might also start to think about how to use the upcoming break to your full advantage. During the semester you may have felt too busy to begin delving into career exploration or …

Top 5 Tips to Make the most out of LinkedIn this Summer

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 keep in mind as you network on LinkedIn: 1. Connect with a purpose.  LinkedIn is a professional social network, not a personal social network.  Don’t …

World of Work: Allie Schwartz ’11, LinkedIn

Allie Schwartz ‘11 Relationship Management Specialist LinkedIn New York, NY Major: Community Entrepreneurship www.linkedin.com/in/allieschwartz How would you describe what you do on a typical day? I build and maintain relationships with our clients. I help ensure our clients see success from our tools and I am constantly in contact with them. I support a team …

Savvy Seniors: It’s a Small, Small World

It’s commonly said that we’re separated, at most, by six degrees of separation from any other person. In their recent book, the start-up of YOU, Reid Hoffman (cofounder and chairman of LinkedIn) and Ben Casnocha discuss the 1967 study that this oft repeated phrase is based on. They also note how it might show up …

6 Strategies to Find Your Summer Internship

1. Conduct research using online internship databases These contain hundreds of internship possibilities and enable you to search by area of interest and geographic preference. You can also set up search engines for email alerts on internships of interest. Catamount Job Link is a great resource.  Here are some other databases to help you get …

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