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?
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
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
Internship application season is already gearing up for some majors and we know it can be a stressful time for students. There are hundreds of internships out there and it can be hard to decide which ones you should apply for, what skills and experiences you should showcase and who you should ask to be … Continue reading A career playlist for when internship applications have you stressed
You're probably gearing up for the school year, wrapping up a summer internship or job and imagining being back on the bricks of Athens. First, congrats! It's a lot of responsibility to work all summer and your experience will prepare you for the upcoming school year and your professional career. Often emphasis is placed on … Continue reading Showing thanks for summer internship or job
Getting a summer internship is an amazing accomplishment that provides you with the chance to learn something new. Along with a new learning experience, you also may get the opportunity to experience something new as well like moving to a new city for a period of time. Accepting an internship away from home can be … Continue reading How to get the most out of your internship in a new city
Summer at work can be quite the bother And your boss might be watching you like an over-bearing father. But there are ways to combat this issue, if your desk is stocked with plenty of tissues. Although you may be close to tears, just remember you'll only have to work for about 40 more years. … Continue reading Summer at work: a poem about mid-summer motivation loss