Believe it or not, that part-time job of yours will help you
excel in many future work environments based on what we call “transferable
skills.” These are skills that transfer
from any industry, occupation, or environment to the next. Here are 5 transferable skills that you gain
from most part-time jobs:
Worried about doing well academically and managing your
part-time job? You aren’t alone. Like many undergraduates today, you may be
feeling the pressure of earning an income while you are enrolled in
courses. Since balancing a part-time job
on top being a top-notch student can be tough, we’ve got a few tips for you:
Are you thinking about finding a job on campus this fall?
Think no longer because August is a great time to find opportunities all across
campus! Although there is no such thing as an all-inclusive list of campus
jobs, this list does a great job at spelling out who the biggest employers of
students are, when they hire, and how to apply.
from college to full-time employment can be exciting but also
nerve-wracking. It can be stressful to
start a new position. However, gaining
full-time employment allows you the opportunity to apply the knowledge and
skills that you have acquired in college to a full-time position.
Establishing and building a professional network is not
something you want to wait and start as you are graduating from college. Your professional network should start as
soon as you enter college. Classmates,
professors, and professional organizations are 3 ways to start establishing
your professional network.
As summer rolls around, so do the
questions about your plans. If you don’t have any summer plans lined up,
that’s okay – just start thinking about it now! Depending on your major and
career plans, there are a variety of appropriate ways to spend your summer.
With only a few weeks left in you first year of college, it
is time to start thinking about your summer. While some of you probably already
have plans to take to kick back and hang out with family and friends, make sure
to use your summer wisely to get ahead and add to your experiences. Here are a
couple things you could do over the summer, while staying at home:
I recently attended the "Careers in Sports" panel at UCS, where I learned a lot about about how to get involved as an undergraduate in internships, courses, and activities that would help someone go into the sports industry.
have wanted nothing more but to work for the federal government of the United
States of America. Personally, I want to work with the communications field of
the government. Thus I came to the Federal Job Webinar, hosted by UCS on
Tuesday, March 25, to learn more about how my application to a federal position
would stand out.
So you’ve got an interview,
congratulations! An interview is the first step to being employed and being
employed is the first step to becoming an adult, which is debatably a good
thing. Anyway there are a large number of things you need to do before you go
to a formal interview, but here they are in four broad categories.
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