Spider Shadowing opportunities are now open for summer break! Last year, Career Services kicked off our Spider Shadowing program, which allows you to explore career paths through half- or full-day job shadowing experiences without the commitment of a job or internship. Why should I participate in Spider Shadowing? Not only does job shadowing serve as an impactful way to […]Read more "Explore Careers through Spider Shadowing"
Professional networking can be daunting, but it is an important skill to learn. Networking can provide you with career advice, insight, as well as helps employers put a face to a name. Networking events serve to bring applicants and employers together, so that like-minded individuals can meet and build strong relationships. While networking allows employers to […]Read more "Types of People You Meet When Networking"
Many students find it difficult to differentiate between the terms “business casual” and “business professional.” It is important to feel comfortable with these terms, so that we are aware of employer expectations in terms of dress. Business professional clothing is typically conservative and consists of a business suit-either a blazer paired with dress pants or […]Read more "Business Professional vs Business Casual"
Hometown: Elkridge, Maryland Areas of Study: Healthcare Studies with a Biology minor Favorite Spot on Campus: Weinstein International Center Career Advice: Seek advice from those around you, but at the end of the day, trust your own intuitions. First Job: Babysitting. I learned how much I loved working with children and their families.Read more "Tomi Jegede, ’18"
Hometown: Caracas, Venezuela Areas of Study: Business Economics Favorite Spot on Campus: Booker Hall Career Advice: Always tell a story, people might not remember all of your skills but they will remember how you learned them! First Job: Worked with my family during the summer where my sister gave me important career advice for future job applications.Read more "Isabella Gomez Torres, ’18"
Hometown: Nassau, Bahamas Areas of Study: Leadership Studies and Philosophy, Politics, Economics, and Law (PPEL) with a Politics concentration and Women Gender and Sexuality Studies minor Favorite Spot on Campus: Westhampton Lake Career Advice: Always try because the worst they can say is no! First Job: Teaching guitar private lessons; I learned that being prepared always leads to better work.Read more "Christy Lightbourn, ’17"
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Areas of Study: International Studies and Political Science Favorite Spot on Campus: International Center Fountain Career Advice: Take advantage of every opportunity that you can, it never hurts to put yourself out there. First Job: Lifeguarding. I learned how to work as a team and communicate in a group setting in order to ensure everyone’s safety.Read more "Morgan Geyer, ’19"