I used to feel intimidated while job and internship searching because of the amount of resources I would have to sort through. As a transfer student, my first semester at UMD was full of scavenger hunts and mind games of how to navigate adulthood and the campus.
The Bright Futures 'Unpaid Internship' Scholarship awards students with need-based scholarships ranging from $250-$1,250 to help offset expenses incurred during unpaid internships. If you're an undergraduate student who has secured an unpaid summer 2
The STAR method is a key technique to use for answering behavioral questions in an interview, but don’t worry! It is easy to learn, and it helps you completely and thoroughly answer interview questions like a pro. So what does STAR stand for: Situation, Task, Action and Result.
What is networking? The age-old question, asked by every college student and most adults. It’s one of those things we know is important and beneficial to our success, but we hate to do it.
Imagine this: You’re minding your own business in an elevator and the CEO of your ideal company or organization steps in on the next floor. What now? Do you spark a conversation, or do you miss the opportunity to truly sell yourself?
More often than not, first years don't visit the Center because they believe they don't have enough experience to make a sufficient resume. That doesn't matter!
Job interviews may seem daunting. Here’s everything you need to prepare for them the right way.
Written by JoAnna Mak, Peer Career Educator
When you’re all done relaxing and recharging this break, tackling some (or all) the items on this list is bound to help you get ahead of the game for your job search.