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Ace Your Interview with These 12 Tips!

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If you’re a typical college student, the words “April” and “May” are synonymous with “Finish line!” But there is still work to be done until we can raise the checkered flag.

Whether you’re an underclassman interviewing for summer internships, or …

By Samantha Karpiloff
Samantha Karpiloff Career Specialist Samantha Karpiloff
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Academic Success and Engagement With Remote Learning

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Ever since we have switched from in-class learning to remote learning, student engagement has been decreasing. According to several articles by Inside Higher Ed, professors have noted that students have lost motivation and found it difficult to be engaged remotely. …

By Cindy Cheng
Cindy Cheng President Cindy Cheng
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Make Your Handshake Job & Internship Search Easier!

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Tis the season for job applications! Seniors, we know graduation is fast approaching and the search for full-time jobs is underway. Underclassmen, we see you seeking out those summer and fall internships (Interested in getting paid this fall? Check …

By Samantha Karpiloff
Samantha Karpiloff Career Specialist Samantha Karpiloff
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How To Create A Bond Between Student & Professor

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Throughout the course of an individual’s college career, there is one relationship many students should not do without. Creating a bond with your professor.

Creating a connection with your professor is one of the most beneficial relationships in a college …

By Nicholas Caldwell
Nicholas Caldwell Secretary Nicholas Caldwell
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4 Tips for Searching for Companies that Focus on Diversity and Inclusion

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As Black History Month draws to a close, many of us know the importance and value of incorporating diversity throughout the year. More and more employers are also taking steps to have a more diverse and inclusive work environment. This …

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A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Enhance Your Interviewing Skills

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Coronavirus has changed our lives in ways we would have never imagined. From online classes to the fact of wearing masks and using hand sanitizer every time we enter into a building. The recruiting process of companies has been affected …

By Javier Mangado
Javier Mangado Marketing and Analytics Chair Javier Mangado
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My Journey in Landing a Job at a Law Office as an Undergraduate Student

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Think of a time when you underwent an experience in which you felt perplexed, disappointed, or even completely lost when making a decision about something. Now think of the gravity of the decision in said experience; was this a decision …

By Ivan Monteiro
Ivan Monteiro Student Advisory Board Member Ivan Monteiro
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Professional Greetings in a COVID Environment

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Professional greetings have always involved person-to-person contact. Whether it be hugging or giving a handshake, we establish a connection through physical touch. However, during these unusual times, we are unable to offer our friendly greetings. We have to come up …

By Cindy Cheng
Cindy Cheng President Cindy Cheng
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“What Questions Do You Have for Me?” Tips on what to ask.

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According to Big Interview, in nearly every interview, you’ll be asked at the end if you have any questions for the interviewer.  We want to make sure you are prepared with questions that reveal you to be a thoughtful and …

By Mariana Ayerbe
Mariana Ayerbe Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Manhattan Campus Mariana Ayerbe
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Interested in Nonprofit Jobs Open Right Now?

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Nonprofit Westchester has a robust list of job openings open at their Westchester member organizations.  These jobs range from entry level to management and lots in between.  Here are some examples of entry level jobs you can find on their …

By Sara Shepherd
Sara Shepherd Employer Relationship Manager, Career and Professional Development Sara Shepherd
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