The 9 Best Questions to Ask in an Informational Interview

Young woman working on a project

If you’re considering a career in a field you know little about, there’s no better way to learn more than to talk to a professional in that field. These conversations are called informational interviews and can be one of the …

By Amanda Stroiman
Amanda Stroiman Peer Advisor
Read more »

Sephora Gets a Make-over

sephora store

Sephora is taking a step in a new direction by remodeling their store to market a learning environment supported by technology. The Sephora located at 605 N. Michigan Ave.,  is being called the Beauty TIP Workshop — that’s “Teach, Inspire, Play,” according to a …

By Carrye Simmons
Carrye Simmons Peer Coaches
Read more »

What Do Purchasing Managers Do?

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Do you enjoy shopping?  Are you interested in directing purchases not just for yourself, but for a company?  If so, a Purchasing Manager may be a great career to consider!  Purchasing Managers plan, direct, and coordinate the buying of materials, …

By Kaitlynn Cull
Kaitlynn Cull Peer Coach
Read more »

Bringing Your Voice and Identity to Your Career

Screen Shot 2017-03-20 at 11.27.38 AM

Research has shown that women shy away from applying to positions unless they are 100% qualified (or even overqualified), whereas men apply when they are 60% qualified. Here’s an article that talks about the survey results as to why this …

By Lei Wang
Lei Wang Graduate Intern & Career Coach
Read more »

Rocking that Virtual Interview

Startup Stock Photos

It’s interview season! For a lot of graduate programs and job applications, ’tis the time.

As it is cheap and efficient to conduct interviews via online platforms, such as Skype and Google Chat, many organizations have adopted such practices.

Some …

By Lei Wang
Lei Wang Graduate Intern & Career Coach
Read more »