This month we’re continuing our theme of branding yourself by talking about our treasure chest, resume checklist, and cover letter checklist worksheets. When it comes to branding yourself for an employer, your resume and cover letter say it all, by telling them who you are before you even walk in the door. It’s important to … Continue reading Do your resume and cover letter reflect your best self?
Major: Political Science; Law, Justice, and Culture Certificate; Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Certificate Year: Senior Graduation: May 2018 Hometown: Galion, OH Involvement on campus: Ohio University College Democrats, Women’s Mentoring Program, Survivor Advocacy Program, Learning Community Leader and Service Team Member, Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity, Professional and 21st Century Leadership Certificates What was your … Continue reading Billie Frank discusses what it was like to intern in Athens over the summer
Last week we talked about branding yourself and introduced the six leadership skills. An essential element of branding yourself is being able to articulate the qualities and characteristics people know they are always going to get from you. Today, we are going to review the STAR Method, which is a structure for answering interview questions … Continue reading Learn how to tell your STAR stories for your next interview
Year: Senior Graduation: Spring 2018 Major: Specialized Studies with concentrations in Environmental Geography and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Hometown: Columbus, OH Involvement on campus: Undergraduate research scholar for the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs; Women’s Mentoring Program; Career and Leadership Development Center 21st Century Leadership Certificate, Professional Leadership Certificate, and Foundations for … Continue reading Bethany Bella talks about her involvement at OHIO and her internship experience at NSLC
Know yourself. Know your options. If you visualize the career development process as a pyramid, those two concepts make up its base. This is because the more you know about yourself and your options the more confidently you make career decisions. But, what happens once you’ve made those career choices—such as the industry you want … Continue reading Brand yourself, leadership skills employers are seeking
Is there an internship or job that you really want, but on the application, you don’t meet all of the qualifications? Well, then you should probably give up on that dream and settle for something else. Just kidding! Actually, you should apply for that position anyway, at least that’s some advice that I’ve been given … Continue reading Reaching for a higher position
Holiday gift lists for college students sometimes turn into a list of necessities, which can include everything from a Costco sized box of granola bars to printer paper to new socks. This year, consider adding these “grown-up” items to your list that will help you be successful as a student and in your future career. … Continue reading Grown-up holiday gift list