Make the most of your winter break by job shadowing

Job shadowing is a great way to get an inside look at an organization, and gives you the chance to connect with a UVM alum who can show you around. The UVM Job Shadowing Program has over 90 different job shadowing sites are available in a variety of different fields and locations, and now is […]

Savvy Seniors: What’s Networking Got To Do With It? A Career Journey

Chapter 1: Finding Focus I entered college knowing exactly what I thought I wanted to study. Like many, I left college pursuing a very different path and preparing for a very different career than I had imagined. Subsequently, I earned a professional degree from UVM (a M.Ed.) and was on track for a career in […]

Savvy Seniors: Be a Stand Out Applicant & Land the Job

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 when sifting through the many resumes.  Please do not try to be cute or funny, stick to the basics and tell […]

Savvy Seniors: Start "Relationship Building" Today!

Alumnae Alyson Welch shares her networking experience and advice What role has networking played in your career exploration and job search? Networking has played a huge role in my professional development.  Four years ago, I moved to Madrid, Spain and had no idea what I was going to do.  After a few months, I found […]

Savvy Seniors: Interviewing

Jen Guimaraes Associate Director Community Sailing Center When a student lands an interview, what should they do to prepare? Students should make sure to do their “homework” on the organization that they are interviewing with. Take the time to familiarize yourself with the entire organization by researching their website and any other information that you […]

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