10 Ways to Land an Internship During COVID-19 (It’s Not Too Late!)

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The coronavirus pandemic has left very little unchanged, and internships are no exception. The results of a survey released by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) in May found that 22% of employers had revoked internship offers in …

By Meredith Pepin - The Muse
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Six Reasons Why Your College Major Doesn’t Matter

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This post, originally published on Forbes, explores the relationship between major and career path. While some majors require specific degrees or training, many jobs can be acquired with any major. Read the full post here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/ashleystahl/2015/08/12/six-reasons-why-your-college-major-doesnt-matter/#7c4bdae435a0

By Samantha Jackson
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True/False OPT: What you need to know about applying for Optional Practical Training

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The application process for OPT is not difficult, but it takes time. Right now OPT cases are taking close to 5.5 months to be processed by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Because of this, it’s very important …

By Allison Fox
Allison Fox Career Consultant, Residential College in the Arts and Humanities and International Studies and Programs Allison Fox
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How to Ask for Help in Your Job Search During COVID-19 (Email Templates Included!)

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If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a million times: When you’re job searching, you should tap into your network for advice and assistance. But the COVID-19 pandemic—and the record unemployment that’s come with it—has turned so many aspects …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Major

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Choosing a college major can be hard. Some students have known what they wanted to be since they were three years old; others aren’t sure, even with college right around the corner. Whether you’re already in college or you’ve just …

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A New Normal for Healthcare Workers After Covid-19

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After days, weeks, and even months of living in a Coronavirus dominated world, we are finally looking towards the end of this mess. It will still take time, but there is some light at the end of the …

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20 Video Interview Tips to Help You Dazzle the Hiring Manager and Get the Job

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By now, you’re probably familiar with the basics of setting up for a video interview: Find a quiet, clean place to have it, make sure your mic is turned on, and—seriously—put on some pants. But with more and more employers …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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How To Ace Your Video Job Interview During COVID-19

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Anyone new to the world of remote work is probably still adjusting to the reality of effective virtual communication while under COVID-19 lockdown. For job seekers, this means confronting the very daunting prospect of video interviews.

While the art of …

By Simona Galant - Springboard
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8 Tips for Combating Coronavirus Anxiety When You Still Have to Do Your Job Every Day

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The COVID-19 pandemic has altered life—and work—as we know it. If you still have a job and income to count on, you already know how lucky you are compared to the millions of people who are suddenly unemployed. But that …

By Leah Campbell - The Muse
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How to Get Your First Software Developer Job, According to Hiring Managers

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What does it take to land your first job as a software developer? Recruiters are looking for someone who knows how to build code, test and deploy it, with an understanding of the software development life cycle.

The strongest software …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
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