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NOT A TYPO: Recruiting for Summer 2019 in some industries will start AS EARLY AS SUMMER 2018

Some competitive companies, such as Amazon, JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, ETC. are opening Summer 2019 applications as early as May, June or July 2018. That’s not a typo.  In order to recruit the best talent, some companies are opening their applications one full year before the start of the internship/job. While applications will likely stay…

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Location, Location, Location

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Michael Horbowy ’18. Location is an important factor in weighing what job offers recent college graduates choose. Location affects every aspect of our lives, and it will impact performance and overall enjoyment of this new phase of your life. While proximity to family is important to…

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Preparing for the Senior Job Fair

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Michael Horbowy ’18             If you have found yourself nearing the end of senior year without a job, the CCD is hosting an event for you. The Senior Job Fair on Friday, April 1, will have 40+ employers all with positions they are looking to fill. This…

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Orientation: Semester in San Francisco Fall 2015

Last week, we welcomed our third cohort of undergraduate students in San Francisco! The program kicked off with a week of orientation where students learned about the Bay Area Tech landscape, had lunch by the Bay Bridge, enjoyed artisan food and coffee from the Ferry Building, and bonded with faculty, staff, and peers.   On…

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Lessons from the subway

On my first day riding the subway, from Columbia University to the Evol8tion office in midtown Manhattan, I chose to pass the time by reading Richard Branson ‘s autobiography: Losing My Virginity (a must read.) Mid-ride I was abruptly interrupted by a loud confident voice. “Excuse me ladies and gentlemen,” A teen of thirteen or…

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Ask the Right Questions

Any intern would agree that asking questions comes with the territory. You’re new and there is a lot to learn. In theory asking questions seems pretty simple. What is this? How do you do that? And why? It is natural for people to ask questions, but that is not the end of it. The tricky…

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Say Yes and You’ll Figure It Out Afterward

  This summer working for Evol8tion gave me a lot of freedom that I reference in “Why Startups are Ideal Nurturing Young Minds.” In that freedom, I recognized a small, yet important, lesson that I think is important to mention. It’s a message made popular by Tina Fey a couple years ago.      …

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