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Coping with “No”

Whether your career plan involves grad school, finding an internship, or applying for jobs, there will be rejection on the way to success. Some advice as you move forward on your path through and out of college:  Get comfortable with hearing “no.”  People will say no and turn you down for things. It’s okay, and […]

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More Alternative Paths to the Classroom

In October, we had a post on Alternative Paths to the Classroom giving information and deadlines on programs like Teach for America and City Year.  Another program, Bard MAT Los Angeles, is advertising directly on I-Link with an early action deadline of January 15 (they will continue accepting applications until March 15).  According to the website, […]

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Yes, You Should Have a LinkedIn Profile

If you’re not on LinkedIn yet, you should be. You don’t need to wait until you have an official�job title or a clear career objective. �LinkedIn has a lot to offer college students, even those who aren’t thinking yet about their plans for after college: Potential employers, mentors, contacts WILL look you up there. You […]

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Planning to Work this Fall?

If finding a part-time job is on your to-do list when you return to campus in a few weeks, you can start now.  Don’t let it just be about the money.  The money matters, of course, but your part-time job can also be a way to get experience, develop your skills, and learn more about […]

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