My first two years of college were a real struggle. I had horrible study habits carried over from high school which didn't require much effort and yielded good grades. Needless to say, this method did not serve me well in my college courses.
On Reading Day (April 29, 2013) UCS hosted a Senior send-off for graduating students to meet up in UCS and enjoy free ice cream from Ben and Jerry’s, let us know their future plans, meet other students moving to large cities or other parts of the county and write on the Senior Wall of Wisdom.
If you’ve been following our blog, you’ve read how Twitter can help you search for jobs, but it can also be a powerful networking tool as well. And with over 70% of jobs found through the “hidden job market,” you understand why networking can be such an integral piece of landing that position.
Koh Phangan is a tiny tropical island off the coast of Thailand complete with palm trees and azure skies. It was from a beachfront abode on this island, while relaxing in a hammock, that the subject of my informational interview Skyped me.
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Looking for tips on how to successfully navigate the interview process? UCS’s Interviewing Basics workshop provided tips on how to stay calm, cool, and collected while wowing potential employers with confidence and skills.
What should you consider before accepting or rejecting a job/internship offer? Check out this infographic to aid in your decision-making.
Hi, First Years! Congratulations on almost completing your first year at Carolina! Looking back now at the end of my senior year, I remember being very excited to almost have my first year of college under my belt. However, at that point in my college education I still was not completely sure which career field I wanted to pursue and had not declared my major yet. Fortunately, I was able to figure out my major by the beginning of my sophomore year with some guidance from great academic advisors who then led me to career counselors within UCS.
Mindy Belote is a 23-year old University of Tennessee graduate with plans to work in public accounting at Ernst & Young in Atlanta this fall. I interviewed her to gain insight into her college experience, public accounting, and her future career plans.
On March 5th, I attend a panel held by UCS entitled “Careers in Startups & Other High-Growth Organizations”. The companies represented in the panel were SpotTrot (a startup specializing in mobile ecommerce for entertainers and artists), ShareFile by Citrix (a professional version of DropBox), Aerotek, and Shoeboxed (a startup that helps small business owners digitize their paper data).