Savvy Seniors- Networking with Professionals in Your Field

Happy 2012 Seniors!  This is the year you will become a college graduate! As you look to the future, here are three words of advice for you: Network, network, network! Perhaps you are wondering what networking really is and how to proceed? Networking: What, Why, & How What Establish and maintain relationships. Have conversations with …

Savvy Seniors: Polish your Resume and Professional Presentation

Mile 21 Many marathoners will agree that mile 21 is a tough one. You’ve come so far, yet you still have a ways to go. You are almost finished with your college career, almost but not quite. Where do you find the energy to push through until the end? To sit down and polish your …

Savvy Seniors: Explore Options

Doctor Teacher Lawyer Accountant Firefighter Those are the easy ones. How many careers can you name? As you prepare to enter the world of work, take a moment to explore what’s out there.  Look before you leap. You will find some great resources to get started under “Explore Options” on the Senior Checklist for Career …

Savvy Seniors: Pursue Expertise

“Overwhelmed.” That was the most common comment from Seniors at our Careers and Coffee event last week.  So if that feeling describes you, you’re not alone! The Senior Checklist for Career Success is meant to help with that feeling, to break down the steps necessary to move out into the world of work. It’s a …

Savvy Seniors: Assess and Priortize

Imagine yourself, nine months from now: cap on your head, diploma in your hand and ready to transition away from UVM and towards your future.  If the picture is a little fuzzy after the cap and gown part, you’re not alone.   We’re here to help you think about what’s next and how to get there, …

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