Book and podcast recommendations from our career advisors.Read more "Book and Podcast Recommendations"
This post was inspired by a video created by Dr. Russ Harris who is an Acceptance Commitment Therapist. He wants us to focus on acknowledging what is out of our control, let it go, and focus on what we can control. Let’s follow his steps with a career-minded focus to FACE COVID.Read more "FACE COVID and Your Plans for This Summer"
Here are six quick tips for if you find yourself having a virtual interview!Read more "Six Virtual Interview Tips"
Job searching is no walk in the park anytime, and feels even more challenging in the face of a global pandemic. But, it’s not impossible. We offer tips and encouragement for managing a search at this timeRead more "Expectations and Reality: Reimagining Your Job Search"
Are you beginning to think about how you’d like to spend your summer? Summer is a wonderful time to learn more about yourself, gain experience, develop new skills, and explore potential career paths. While internships are an excellent way to gain experience and connections, it’s not the only option for a productive summer.Read more "Summer Experiences Beyond the Internship"
Meet our peer advisor!Read more "Helena Rocha, ’22"
Meet our peer advisor!Read more "John Cruz, ’21"
Meet our graduate intern, Christy Cheesman! You can make an appointment with her by selecting her as the advisor you’d like to meet with in SpiderConnect. She is available all day on Mondays.Read more "Meet Christy Cheesman"
If you feel awkward meeting new people and “small talk” makes you cringe – the good news is that you aren’t alone. So many people feel this way, but you don’t have to be one of them. We discuss easy strategies to use when networking so you’ll feel in control of the situation and guide the conversation.Read more "Small Talk with Strangers: How to Feel Less Awkward"
Our post, Weaving Your Web and Getting Involved, focused on the ways YOU can get involved in extracurricular activities to make the most out of your experience as a UR student. Often times, career advisors meet with highly involved students who feel directionless when it comes to finding meaning and connecting their academic and extracurricular experiences. In this three-part series, we will discuss how to: connect your experiences, know your skills, and tell your story.Read more "Telling Your Story: Part Three"