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2
2015October

Top Job Search Tips for College Students

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by College Works, Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Top Job Search TipsDuring college, you'll make more job search mistakes than you'd like to admit. I've overdressed for interviews. Underdressed for interviews. Face-palmed my way through phone screens. Failed to fully research the company. And, I've gone through so many resume edits that I've seriously questioned my sanity and literacy. I've also received two promotions, three raises, and […]

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2015September

3 Tips to Turn Your Student Job into Your Ideal Career

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by Cari Stark, Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Student Job into a CareerEmployers spend an average of six seconds scanning your resume, spending 80% of that time reviewing your current and previous job titles alongside a few other key points such as education level and position start and end dates (according to this study conducted by The Ladders). Then they judge you. Since job seekers can apply […]

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16
2015September

Fail-Proof Steps to Choosing the Right Internship

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by College Works, Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Fail-Proof Steps to Choosing the Right Internship (2)As a college student, I was happy to get any and every workplace experience. Big mistake. I ended up interning at places that didn't prepare me for the workplace. If you're sending out application after application, and still getting no internship offers, it's tempting to take any offer that comes your way. There's one thing […]

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14
2015September

7 Tips to Rock the Perfect Internship Cover Letter

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by Theresa Clark, Monday, September 14th, 2015

Internship Cover LetterI was talking to a classmate the other day about the importance of internships and how I landed my current position. One of the first questions she asked me was, "How exactly do you write a cover letter for an internship?" This got me thinking: does the way you formulate a cover letter for an […]

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2015August

What No One Tells You about Working While in College

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by College Works, Thursday, August 20th, 2015

What No One Tells You About Working While in CollegeThis article was written by our good friends at After College, the largest career network for college students and recent college grads. This article addresses a major dilemma college students face: should I work while in college? Enjoy! Work-school balance isn't just another Thought Catalogue topic baiting millennials. Financial security, happiness, and your future career are […]

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14
2015August

3 Hacks to Ditch the Back-to-School Blues

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by Theresa Clark, Friday, August 14th, 2015

3 Hacks to Ditch the Back to School BluesIn a few short days over 20 million college students (like myself) will be embarking in the migration that happens each year - going back-to-school. While the change of season and semester transition is fun for some, it can be a huge stress component and setback for others. Luckily for me, I had the opportunity to […]

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4
2015August

3 Shocking Facts You Need to Know Before Accepting an Internship

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by College Works, Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

3 Shocking Facts About InternshipsThis article was written by our good friends at After College, the largest career network for college students and recent college grads.   A college degree and multiple internships are no longer the secret to getting a job after college. The real secret is a specific type of work experience. Here's why: 1. Paid internships are […]

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2015July

14 Back-to-School Reminders Inspired by Modern Family

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by Cari Stark, Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

PHOTO_Modern-Family-group2013Summer break's just about over and soon you'll be back at school. If you spent your summer break the right way--internships, pool parties, networking, BBQs, resume building, coffee, traveling--you've been busy. Super busy. And if that's the case, you might have forgotten what it feels like to be in school. Whether you're returning to college […]

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2015July

5 Fab Ways to #Learn the Most During College

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by Theresa Clark, Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

How to learn the most during collegeBeing a senior in college, about to embark on my last semester, I can't help but recognize how modern communication has played a part of my college experience. For millennials, the use of hashtags has become a popular phenomenon. We're more than ever attracted to words attached to meaning. I, along with most, if not […]

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16
2015June

Juggling Work & School – Is It Worth It?

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by Theresa Clark, Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

WORK AND SCHOOL BLOGNearly 4 out of 5 students work while attending school. The average student works 19 hours per week during the school year. That might not seem like much, but let's put it into perspective. A fulltime student will spend 48 hours per week in class and studying combined. (A full-time student spends 12 hours a week in […]

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