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Donna Sosnowski

Internship Fair – What’s In It for ME?

What are you doing this summer?  Have you considered gaining experience in a career that interests you?  Or trying something new?  It’s a great idea, but how can you make it happen? This Thursday, February 4th, CCD is hosting our annual Internship Fair.  Where else can you meet 40+ companies in a few hours?  When…

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Season’s Greetings, Reach Out & Keep In Touch

As the holiday season begins and 2015 comes to a close this is a great time to reach out, connect and reconnect to friends, family and professional networks.  What can be nicer than receiving a season’s greetings from someone you’ve not heard from in a while? Networking frequently gets a bad rap because people misinterpret…

Donna Sosnowski

Introverts Have a Voice

Do you frequently hear friends and colleagues spouting about whatever is on their minds?  Are they speaking while you’re thinking?  You want to join the conversation, but just don’t have the opportunity to get a word in edge wise.  You know exactly what you wanted to contribute to the discussion, and now the conversation is…

Donna Sosnowski

A note from the Director of Undergrad CCD

Dear Parents, I hope you enjoyed Family and Friends weekend as much as I did. It was a pleasure getting to know families at the Happy Hour reception on Friday evening.  I love the representation from around the country and around the world.   We have such a diverse population, with varied personal and professional experiences;…

Donna Sosnowski

Networking, Why?

Oh No, Do I Have to Network? Do you get that awful feeling in the pit of your stomach when you hear the advice “You need to network”?   Many people seem to have a negative connotation of networking, but I think it’s built on false assumptions.  What is networking anyway?  The dictionary defines it as:…

Donna Sosnowski

Working a Career Fair

What’s the buzz around campus? It’s not just new classes, leaves turning colors and apples, but companies and alumni on campus.  For students seeking full time jobs after graduation and organizations seeking top talent, welcome to the Recruiting season. Make sure that you don’t miss any of these key events; Industry Spotlights and Career Expo. …

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…