I will have an internship abroad. How can I leverage this experience to make it stand out from a traditional domestic internship? What unique skills can I develop during this opportunity to make myself a more desirable future-employee?
This is such an amazing opportunity! The experiences and skills that you gain during this internship can definitely be utilized going forward whether it be finding your next internship or joining a global company.…View all answers »
How are employers able to test interpersonal skills in an interview?
We test interpersonal skills by the questions that we ask during an interview. Often these types of questions will begin with "Can you tell me about a time when..." or other questions…
I had an internship that I had to leave so that I go back to school and I'm interested in interning there again. What are good ways to get my employers to consider me again?
The first step is reach out and make contact. Showing interest gets you back in the loop with updates on openings. If the employer does not know you are interested, then you are not floating in…View all answers »
On my resume, should I list my degree, then university, then GPA? What's a good arrangement for this on a resume?
Great question! There are numerous resume templates circling the web these days, but ultimately the decision is up to you. Typically, the education section is set up with the University first, followed by major,…View all answers »
What are the benefits of an internship in one’s field of choice?
The benefits of an internship in your field of choice are almost endless! First of all, you get a taste of what field you have decided to go into and really determine if it is something you could see yourself…View all answers »
Through my internship in college, I have felt myself getting more and more away from my declared major. How do I market myself to a future employer so that they look more towards my professional experience rather than my degree?
This is more common than you may think! What's important is to highlight the experiences you have had that make you a good candidate for the position you are applying to. This can be done by tailoring your…View all answers »
I recently graduated and got my first job, where I'm working for the most part with people older than me. Do you have any advice on connecting and working with my coworkers who are 20-30 years older than me?
First and foremost, working hard and be a valuable member of the team will start off your relationship on the right foot and gain respect from your coworkers. I have found that asking people about their hobbies,…View all answers »
What are the most important things to include on a resume?
The most important topics to include on a resume if you are a student looking for internships or entry-level positions would be Education, Experiences, and skills. You want to make sure that your resume is…View all answers »
How do I fill out a resume/ application with no work experience?
There are plenty of ways you can highlight your skills on a resume in place of work experience. Some ways you can do that are:
1. Highlighting relevant course work- what have you learned…
I'll be heading home for winter break soon; how should I take advantage of this time and work on networking while I'm home?
Winter break is a great time to focus on networking while school is on a pause for the holidays. The first thing I would recommend is taking time to update your LinkedIn and resume. Constantly looking at these…View all answers »