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Reach for the Stars...and Have a Plan B

10/23/2013

UCS encourages and helps students to develop and attain their career goals through programs, services, resources and individual counseling.  As you reach for the stars, UCS encourages you to have a plan B as well. Whether your plan A is to work or intern in a particular career field or for a specific organization, attend professional or graduate school, or engage in a year of public service after graduation formulating a plan B should be a part of your strategy.

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Part Time Jobs Spotlight

10/21/2013

Check out this week’s hot part-time jobs! Apply to these and more by visiting Careerolina.  

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Questions to Consider about Grad School

10/16/2013

The first question you need to ask yourself is do you need an advanced degree for your career goal?

If so, then you need to:

Research programs and institutions

  • Research Graduate Programs on sites such as: Peterson’s Guide to Graduate School  and GradSchools.com which can provide you with a quick overview of several schools and the programs they offer.
  • Request a graduate catalogue from the programs in which you are interested. This usually can be done online from the school’s website, or by phone or mail.
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Managing a Part-Time Job as a Student

10/14/2013

According to Maguire Associates, in 2011 more than 79% of students worked part-time while attending college. Some students in this group were more successful than others.

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Instatip: Start Your Internship Search Early

10/09/2013

You may think it's crazy to begin your internship search this fall; however getting a jump start early can really help you!  Make sure your resume and cover letter are up to date, begin talking with professionals who work in industries of interest, and create a list of organizations you might like to intern for.  Many application deadlines will be right around the corner!

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Your LinkedIn Profile

10/08/2013

By now it's likely that you've heard of LinkedIn.com and have maybe even created a profile.  But how do you make your profile the best it can be?  What information should you include and how can you make yourself stand out on the social networking site?  Watch this quick video to get the answers to these questions.

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Part Time Jobs Spotlight

10/07/2013

Check out this week’s hot part-time jobs! Apply to these and more by visiting Careerolina.  

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Careers in the Non-Profit Sector

10/03/2013

There are many types of jobs and career paths in the non-profit sector. What are they and how do you find them? This article is a great introduction to the field and also includes many useful links to get connected, get informed, and search for positions.

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