Category Archive: Career Tips

Jan
16

Tips for Peer-to-Peer Leadership

Ever found — or find — yourself in charge of supervising your peers? While leading a team can be a rewarding experience,  it can also feel awkward when you’re in the course of doing it –especially if you’re suddenly your best friend’s boss or applying for jobs. Fortunately, there’s a wealth of advice and resources …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2013/01/tips-for-peer-to-peer-leadership/

Jan
07

Want a Job or Internship in Europe? Sign Up by Wed. Jan 9 for MIT European Career Fair

17th EUROPEAN CAREER FAIR @ MIT Connecting Continents, Creating Careers WHEN: February 23-25, 2013 WHERE: MIT Campus, Cambridge, MA REGISTER NOW! Attendance is FREE for Candidates www.euro-career.com  Discover the many opportunities that companies, academic institutions and non-profit organizations from Europe have to offer you at the 17th European Career Fair at MIT. It is the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2013/01/want-a-job-or-internship-in-europe-sign-up-by-sat-1215-for-mit-european-career-fair/

Dec
26

Extra Drop-In Hours January 3 & 4: Get a Running Start on Your Applications

Are you a current Dartmouth student interested in applying for jobs and internships during Winter term? The first deadline to submit application materials for opportunities posted through our on-campus recruiting program is January 15 — less than ten days after Winter term classes begin on the 7th. (These opportunities are just a small slice of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/12/extra-drop-in-hours-january-3-4-get-a-running-start-on-your-applications/

Dec
21

Seven Mistakes to Avoid in Your Cover Letter Writing

It’s hard to believe that winter term will be off and running in a little over two weeks — the first deadline to submit your application for winter term on-campus interviews is Wednesday, January 15. Want to start your search for internships and full-time jobs before you come back to campus? Here’s a list of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/12/seven-mistakes-to-avoid-in-your-cover-letter-writing/

Dec
11

Want to Work for an Innovative Organization?

Every year, Fast Company publishes a ranking of “The World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies.” This year’s list is hot off the presses. Check out the full list of companies and organizations here. Note the diversity of industry sectors represented — from high tech and entertainment to healthcare and education. As always, Career Services staff can …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/12/want-to-work-for-an-innovative-organization/

Dec
11

CAREER BLITZ: Non-Profit & Careers for the Common Good

American Student Assistance – Internships (Boston, MA) Artis – Winter Internship (Available Now) (New York, NY) Corporate Accountability International – Non-Profit Administration Intern (Boston, MA) Grant Space Knowledge Base – Resource Great Oaks Charter School – Tutor Corps (Post-Graduate Fellowship 2013 – 2014; Applications accepted on a rolling basis.) (Newark, NJ) The Samuel Huntington Public …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/12/career-blitz-non-profit-careers-for-the-common-good/

Dec
05

Internships and FAQ: What to Do if You’re Asked about Academic Credit

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 What do I do if an employer tells me that I need to be able to obtain ‘credit’ for an unpaid internship? Academic credit is not available for an internship experience; however, you can ask Career Services to provide the employer with a  ’Letter of Support,’ coupled with a letter from the Dean of Faculty, explaining …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/12/internships-and-faq-what-to-do-if-youre-asked-about-academic-credit/

Dec
05

Should I disclose my disability to an employer? An Interview with Ward Newmeyer

There are several hundred students at Dartmouth who are bright, talented, capable and also have a disability. Deciding when, how and where to disclose a disability in a job search is a personal decision and can feel awkward. (I say this based on my own personal experience which I will share in a later post.) …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/12/should-i-disclose-my-disability-to-an-employer-an-interview-with-ward-newmeyer/

Dec
03

Tips for Networking over the Holidays

Interested in expanding your network over the holidays? Feeling tongue tied on how to make connections professionally with someone you’ve known for years. Check out these tips on how to get back in touch, mix business with pleasure and highlight your interests and achievements. This is a great short read from LinkedIn spokesperson and author …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/12/tips-for-networking-over-the-holidays/

Nov
26

Tuesday, November 27: Learn about the Non-Profit World & Make Connections through #GivingTuesday

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Interested in working for — or helping to support non-profits? Check out Giving Tuesday on November 27 (tomorrow).  Giving Tuesday is a new initiative started by NYC’s 92nd Street Y to raise awareness and funds for charitable organizations. Over 2,000 partner organizations from all 50 states are participating — a neat initiative on the heels …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/11/tuesday-november-27-learn-about-the-non-profit-world-make-connections-through-givingtuesday/

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