Category Archive: Career Tips

Apr
17

Alumni Conversations: Greg Clow ’81, Editor at Top-Ten-Apps.com

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  Position: Editor at Top-Ten-Apps.com,  an iPhone app discovery email newsletter Short description of what you do: I work on web development, app discovery and review, social network integration, analytics, email marketing, creative direction, art direction, and copywriting. Degree at Dartmouth: Visual studies 1. Did you pursue any further education or training? I took night classes from a …

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Apr
15

Alumni Stories: Noel Danforth ’85 on Working as an Independent Graphic Designer

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Position: Principal, Gold Star Studios/Independent Graphic Design Professional  Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts Description of what you do: I am a graphic designer. I use visual communication (design) skills to design and develop a broad range of materials for my clients. You can see some of my work on my website: www.goldstarstudios.com Major at Dartmouth: French What is most satisfying about your …

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Apr
03

Extended Drop-ins: Same Time, New Location

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Do you live in the library from mid-afternoon to night? Have any career or graduate school questions?  Still seeking a summer internship or advice on how to get a recommendation for that application due next week? Career Services advisors are available for Drop-In meetings from 1:30 to 4 pm everyday in Career Services, 63 South …

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Mar
02

Intern Stories: Catherine Treyz ’13 on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams

Catherine Treyz on the job at the Democratic National Convention

Position: Summer Intern at NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams Location: New York City Description of what you did: I was a broadcast intern at Nightly News during Summer 2012, where I worked directly with producers on news and feature pieces for the evening newscast. Major at Dartmouth: English with concentrations on popular culture and …

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Mar
01

How to Ace a Challenge-Based Interview

Have you ever been asked to do a sample project as part of a job interview? If you haven’t yet, chances are good that you may be asked to participate in a challenge-based interview in the future. U.S. News & World Report career columnist Miriam Salpeter reports that the number of employers who are using …

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Feb
07

In the Category of Need to Know: How Private is Your Privacy?

In a world where up to 90% of executive recruiters say they conduct background online research on candidates, it’s important to know what employers say about you. Here’s a handy infographic that provides an overview: As always, if you have questions on how to protect your own privacy — or how to handle questions of …

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Feb
05

Think you have an idea about what the best careers are?

You may be surprised at some of the professions that made U.S. News’s list of the top 100 Best Jobs of 2013, which is topped off by Dentistry and includes nursing, software development, and physical therapy among its top 10. In creating this Best Jobs list, U.S. News took into account and allotted different weights …

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Feb
01

7 Habits of Highly Effective Dartmouth Students

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Courtesy of Kathryn Doughty, Co-Director of Career Services

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Jan
25

Interview Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

Is there an interview in your future? Check out this infographic on the most common mistakes made at job interviews. Here are three of the most frequent mistakes: Lack of eye contact (67%) Having little or no knowledge of the company (47%) Forgetting to smile (38%) Notice anything? Good news! All of these are mistakes …

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Jan
24

Five tips from former Wall Street Journal reporter Joe Mathewson ’55 for students interested in journalism

Picture of Joe Mathewson courtesy of 123People.com

“I’ve never met a bored journalist,” Medill School of Journalism professor and former Wall Street Journal reporter Joe Mathewson ’55 often tells students, noting that there are “no dull jobs and no dull days” in the field of journalism. While some people like to claim that journalism is a dying field, Mathewson rightly believes that …

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