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 …

Savvy Seniors: Step UP!

One of the most common complaints from new graduates is, “every job posting says you need experience, but how can I get experience if I can’t get a job?” Here’s a little secret: you can get valuable experience while you’re still a student! Here at UVM, there are many opportunities to get involved – whether …

Savvy Seniors: Let’s get Started

Welcome back Seniors! It’s here, Senior Year, your final year at UVM. Surprising how quickly time has gone by? Your Senior Year is sure to be the same: a blur of homework assignments and social activities that’s over before you know it. However you measure it, or choose to spend it, time is passing.  It’s …

Savvy Seniors: Applying

“8-month-old Micah laughs hysterically while daddy rips up a job rejection letter.” “What,” you may ask, “is so complicated about Applying for Jobs?”  Well, applying for jobs and internships is more than seeing a job posted on Indeed.com, sending off a resume & cover letter and then waiting for a response. If that’s all you’re …

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 …

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