Tag: Professional Development

Key Takeaways and Advice from My Internship

As my summer internship is coming to an end, I would like to reflect on my new experiences. I accomplished so much at my internship and hope to apply these skills and experiences in the future.  Even if you’re not “learning,” you are. At the beginning of my internship, I believed that I wasn’t learning…

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ALPFA National Convention 2019

This blog was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Julian Parra ’20. From August 3rd to August 6th, I had the opportunity to participate in the 2019 ALPFA Convention in Nashville, Tennessee. At a high level, this weekend was filled with workshops about topics like wealth creation, professional development, and Latino representation in the workforce. Over…

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3 Ways To Leverage LinkedIn During Your Internship

Updating your LinkedIn can be a daunting task, however, it is best to do so during the summer when you are interning for a company as you will have more content to consistently post about. Here are my top three tips for leveraging your LinkedIn profile during the summer: Connect with  members within your company:…

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Setting Professional Boundaries Early On

This post marks the first full month I’ve spent at MainStreet Hammonton, and I’m learning so many lessons every day. I’ve done a lot thus far, such as event planning for a local festival, brand management, and data entry. Every day is different, and I’m not quite sure what to expect when I go in…

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How To Turn Your Twitter Profile Into A Professional Platform ( 7 Steps)

1. Follow companies that you admire and want to learn more about. Its is also a good idea to follow  political and professional leaders whom you respect. i.e @mcuban, @PWC_US_Careers 2. Cater a good majority of your tweets towards your professional interests. This means sharing news articles and interesting blogs posts that you have read and also tweeting about…

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