Taking a Gap Year Will Definitely (Not) Ruin Your Career Prospects!

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“Life is best lived working.  The more work the better.  Americans follow this life mantra: We work harder, longer, and with less vacation than nearly all our 1st world peer countries.”

That’s why gap years are so dangerous.  Taking a …

By Kaitlynn Cull
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Aha Moments no. 1. Meet Stephanie Kuzydym

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I’ve been asking alumni to tell me about an Aha Moment that changed their career focus.

Aha Moment: a specific point in time when you suddenly know something you didn’t know before and you are now inspired to do something …

By Marcia Debnam
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2018 Cheng Wu Innovation Challenge – Open to all Students!

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Have you ever had a great idea for a technological innovation that could change the world? If so, form a team with at least one student in the School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering and enter the 2018 Cheng Wu …

By Dana Vanderburgh
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Facebook Your Way into an Internship or Job

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Your Facebook friends are likely to include close connections, but also that person from middle school who recently found you, who lives several states or even an ocean away. Or, your “friends” may include a group of people you met …

By Marcia Debnam
Marcia Debnam Career Coach Marcia Debnam
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Exercise Your Career Pursuits

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This morning at 7:15 I huddled inside my car, not eager to get out and go inside my fitness club. Well, my heart wanted to. But it was chilly and damp and Monday morning.

I sat a few more minutes …

By Marcia Debnam
Marcia Debnam Career Coach Marcia Debnam
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