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: Market Yourself

3 Important Pointers for Success from Vermont Start-Up Localvore Today We at Localvore Today use the internet and e-commerce to highlight the goods and services of local businesses. We are digital marketers using technology and visual imagery. In everything we do, the skill set we value most is the ability to convey the stories of […]

Savvy Seniors: Know Who You Are

A Networking story by Ben Mervis, ’12 Account Manager @ Rescue Social Change Group   Before walking in to a networking event or job interview, I tell myself: “you have the experience and you have the hunger.” Most importantly, I remind myself to be confident. Then, I wipe the nervous sweat off my palms, stride […]

Savvy Seniors: Resumes- Think Twice

You probably have one. You’ve learned a thing or two along the way about how it’s “supposed to look,” listed your experience, and tried to format it with some underlining or bolding to make certain items pop. It’s a “to-do” that you may have already checked off of your list. Before you move on to […]

Savvy Seniors: How will YOU define your final year at UVM?

“Is life a bowl of cherries?” There’s a lot of metaphors for what life is and how one chooses to live it. You’ve probably heard everything from the food comparisons (“life is like a box of chocolates” or a bowl of cherries) to the journey descriptions (life is a highway or a marathon).  These descriptions […]

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