Tag: Networking

Donna Sosnowski

Parents; Top 10 ways to engage your student in career planning this fall

Your students are on campus.  While returning students acknowledge the end of summer, new students ponder about college life. Seniors begin to contemplate life after college, while parents of seniors wonder what the future holds for their burgeoning professionals. Help your college student with college to career planning by listening. Be open to ideas and…

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Not Goodbye, But See You Later

As I wrapped up my last day on the internship, I had many memories and experiences flash in my head throughout the day. It seemed as though that just yesterday, I was the “new kid” having to be taught how to do everything. Now, I was finishing up my last memorandum for the Congressman regarding…

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Kelsey Choi

Food, Fun, and Networking

Although the main focus of an internship is to gain work experience, it is also important to have fun and socialize. At WGBH, there are company-wide events known as “speakeasy” events (free lunch and social), monthly meet-ups to present on recent occurrences within the company, and food trucks and live music events once a month…

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D Coley

Tips for networking

As an intern at Evol8tion, one of the best parts of my job was to attend events around New York City. My job was to write about the different events, the startups that attended the events, and find out more about the coolest companies I came across. Here’s a quick example. Attending startup related events…

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Arline MacCormack

Great Tips for Students Finishing up their Internships

As August begins, I can’t help but think about summer drawing to a close, and our student interns completing their jobs. Before you finish your internship, check out this great article by Heather Finn from Hit the Ground Running: 5 People You Should have Lunch With . As the Associate Director of Experiential Programs one…

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Arline MacCormack

CCD is Open All Summer, Stop By!

June is here and your Center for Career Development staff is busily tackling our summer projects and planning for the fall. We are here all summer so if you are on campus stop by, say hello, grab some candy, and let us know what you are up to. We have Career Advisors on call, and…

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Emily Lagasse

Talk to Everybody

If there was one piece of advice I could give to all entrepreneurs, it would be this: Talk to everybody. Someone once gave me this same advice, and while I thought it was a good piece of advice, I had no idea what that looked like, or what it could mean for my business. Then,…

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Josuel Plasencia

Why your professional life should be online

This blog first appeared in LinkedIn as part of their Student Voices series on May 19th, 2015: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/why-your-professional-life-should-online-josuel-plasencia. First things first. Google your name (along your college or workplace if your name is not very unique). Gauge your online presence with the search results. Millennial’s are missing out on a large opportunity to use the internet to grow…

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