Savvy Seniors: Seek and Ye Shall Find!

Some say that 70% of jobs are never advertised.  70%! That means that if you are spending all your “job search” time on Craigslist and Monster then you are missing out! How do you find these “hidden” jobs? There is lots of great advice out there about finding jobs that aren’t advertised. It mostly boils …

Internship of the Month: Draftfcb

Intern: Sam Patterson Class Year: 2013 Major: Public Communication Employer: Draftfcb Internship Title: Account Management Intern Website: www.draftfcb.com/ Describe the company and your internship responsibilities: Draftfcb is a global advertising agency. They offer positions in every aspect of advertising/marketing from account management to creative direction. I interned on the account management side. My primary responsibilities …

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 …

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 …

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