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  • Anna Litman 10:42 pm on February 5, 2015 Permalink
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    From the Anthropology Major to an Exciting Career: Meaningful Stories and Multiple Perspectives at the Career Night 

    On Tuesday, January 27th, the Anthropology department hosted a Career Night for Anthropology Majors in collaboration with the Career Center. The event included a panel of five speakers, a Q&A session, and time for students to network with the speakers while fueling up on pizza and salad.  The speakers shared with the audience of 25 students fascinating stories about their career aspirations and career paths, discussed challenges and successes in finding employment, and commented on the value of the skills they learned in the anthropology program.  The AU alumni and professors also shared practical career advice and provided thoughtful answers to students’ questions. (More …)

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  • John Nunno 2:32 pm on August 18, 2014 Permalink
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    All about that Career Center Library 

    Are you looking for a place away from the hustle and bustle of your dorm so you can start your career search? If yes then the Career Center Library is the place for you!

    The Career Center Library is a quiet space within the Career Center, located on the 5th floor of Butler Pavilion. It has coffee and tea to fuel your job and internship search. You can use the library’s computers to research career options, work on resumes, and apply to positions. Need to print some career-related materials? Print up to ten pages here for free! And don’t forget our collection of career resources: over 450 books covering a wide range of career topics. Each book can be borrowed from the library for 7 days and renewed once (either online or in-person). Popular topics include Career Planning, Networking & Salary Negotiation, and Interviewing.

    During the fall and spring semesters you can find our wonderful staff of Peer Advisors in the Career Center Library. Peer Advisors review resumes and cover letters for undergraduates in SIS, SOC, SPA, and CAS. Stop by any time to meet with one.

    Come to the Career Center Library, enjoy a cup of coffee, and get started on your job or internship search!

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  • Taylor Roosevelt 6:06 pm on March 28, 2013 Permalink
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    After Attending the Job and Internship Fair, What’s Next? 

    [Contributed by Career Center Writer Roxana Hadadi]

    Were you one of the more than 1,000 students who attended the Career Center’s Job and Internship Fair on Tuesday, March 27? Did you chat with one of the more than 130 companies, organizations, and nonprofits at the fair? Did you drop off your resume with recruiters? Well … now what?

    Getting prepared for each semester’s career fair can be a daunting task, but after the fair is over, don’t become complacent, says Taylor Roosevelt, the Career Center’s customer service coordinator. Getting in touch with contacts, demonstrating your interest in their companies, and continuing the conversations you started at the fair are important steps to help employers remember you and understand why you’re the right candidate for them.

    For more insights from Taylor about how to initiate follow-up chats, as well as information about the resources the Career Center offers to assist you in using your fair experience to your benefit, read on! (More …)

     
  • Taylor Roosevelt 5:13 pm on May 17, 2012 Permalink
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    Careers for Economics, Education, and Public Health Majors 

    This week’s CAS Careers post provides career planning resources for students majoring in Economics, Elementary and Secondary Education, and Public Health. After the break, you’ll find some brief information on what you can do with your major after graduation, along with statistics on salary ranges and links to other helpful resources. (More …)

     
  • Sue Gordon 3:04 pm on October 20, 2011 Permalink
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    What Can I Do With a Major in ____________?

    CAS Careers: Psychology and Philosophy edition

    by Taylor Roosevelt

    For our premiere post on CAS careers, we’ll be focusing on two majors that start with a PPsychology and Philosophy. (It’s a little kitschy, but we couldn’t help ourselves). Every other week, we’ll post a blog with some brief information on what you can do with your major after graduation, along with statistics on salary ranges and links to other helpful resources. (More …)

     
  • Francine Blume 3:59 pm on August 23, 2011 Permalink
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    Want work for the UN? 

    Check out the Young Professionals Programme. You don’t have much time, only until September 10 to apply for this highly competitive program. You must be from a participating country (of which the United States is one), you must have completed your first university degree, you must be under 32, and you must speak French and/or English. This year’s examination will be offered for the job families of statistics, humanitarian affairs, public information, and administration.

     
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