Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Career Center for Development

Emily Besen

Aaditya’s Advice: Networking and the 10 before 10

This is part 1 in a series of job search strategies contributed by recent alum Aaditya Chowdhry ’16. Aaditya was a Finance and Economics concentrator and now works at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in New York.  Stay tuned for more tips! One of the most important (and time consuming) parts of my entire process was…

Emily Besen

Kari Chan ’17 in Milan: The 10 item intern

Kari Chan, rising Senior, is concentrating in Marketing and is interning in Milan, Italy this summer through the Glavin Office’s Intern Abroad program. Her first challenge: the 10 item suitcase! Despite all of the anxiety and fear of flying on an airplane alone and being in a completely foreign country both for the very first…

Emily Besen

Peace Corps to Entrepreneurial Career: What’s the connection?

“Once you have hitchhiked across Africa with ten bucks in your pocket, starting a business doesn’t seem too intimidating.” So said Netflix founder and CEO Reed Hastings when asked about how his experience in the Peace Corps influenced his career. Reed Hastings is just one example of the many Peace Corps volunteers who recall the experience…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Informational Interviews

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Shun Ping Huang ’17. Informational Interviews are an informal conversation in which you seek advice on a specific career path, industry, or corporate culture of a specific company. WHO ARE YOU? You can be A student An unemployed job seeker Or an employed individual considering new options WHO…

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…

Jaime Doherty

Blogging about Blogging

Well this is somewhat embarrassing, but yes, this blog post is about blog posts… College students are social media gurus and it is exciting to see them leveraging LinkedIn as a heavily used resource to chart and explore their career paths. How is that related to blogging? Well, in addition to learning how to create…

Why companies use case interviews

More and more students are experiencing case interviews- they are popping up everywhere! Case interviews have always been a component of consulting interviews, but now we are seeing them used to evaluate marketing, strategy, operations and even retail positions. The case interview, or variations of the case interview, is here to stay. So, we should…