Category Archive: Career Tips

Nov
26

Career Blitz: Environmental

American Geoscientists Institute  - Public Policy Internship (Summer) (Washington, DC) Council of Foreign Relations – Internships (Winter & Spring) (New York, NY & Washington, DC) Dartmouth Green Alumni – Resource (Virtual – visit website to join) Ecologic Development Fund – Internship (Communications, Special Events or Media) (Cambridge, MA) Energy Action Coalition – Fellowship (Summer 2013) …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/11/career-blitz-environmental-3/

Nov
20

Luke Antal ’07: Research Employers for Cover Letters & Interviews.

Recently we interviewed Luke Antal ’07, Sr. V.P. of Finance & Operations for Pavé Life; an e-commerce company that facilitates the sale of tickets for high-end cultural events.  Luke provided us with many words of wisdom which we will be highlighting over the next few weeks.  As the December interim period begins Luke highlighted the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/11/luke-antal-07-research-employers-for-cover-letters-interviews/

Nov
19

Avoid these mistakes during the job search process

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Check out Miriam Salpeter’s 10 Scary Mistakes Job Seekers Make for 10 things to absolutely avoid during the job search process. Especially relevant is Salpeter’s 8th point, which cautions job seekers from shying away from tapping into social media. Having revolutionized the job search process, social media has narrowed the gap between job hunters and employers and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/11/avoid-these-mistakes-during-the-job-search-process/

Nov
19

What Employers Want

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Every year, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) puts out a study of the top skills and qualities employers want to see from college seniors. This year’s study is out and the results may be surprising to you: Above all else employers seek candidates with: The ability to verbally communicate with persons inside …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/11/think-you-need-industry-knowledge-to-apply-for-job-think-again/

Nov
15

Have a disability? Get Paid to Intern at a Leading Corporation

The Emerging Leaders Summer Internship Program for College Students with Disabilities offers paid summer internships at many of America’s leading corporations.  These companies are members of the National Business & Disability Council (www.nbdc.com) and are proactive in recruiting qualified people with disabilities. To be considered for an internship, you must be an enrolled undergraduate or …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/11/have-a-disability-get-paid-to-intern-at-a-leading-corporation/

Nov
14

Develop your Own Stress Reduction Program

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Very few things in life cause as much stress as the job search process—from constantly being on the lookout for new opportunities to studying for anxiety-ridden interviews to waiting for employers’ responses. It is necessary to first take control of the internal dynamics that result from this process by managing your stress levels through positive …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/11/develop-your-own-stress-reduction-program/

Nov
14

16 Ways to Help Out Post SuperStorm Sandy

If you’ll be in an area hit by SuperStorm Sandy over break — or simply want to help out, here are 16 leads on volunteer opportunities that you may want to follow up on and take a look at. Many of these organizations may be willing to have you volunteer for as short a time …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/11/16-ways-to-help-out-post-superstorm-sandy/

Nov
09

Top 20 Cities with the happiest young professionals

If you are searching for a career and prioritize happiness, big cities such as New York or Chicago aren’t necessarily your best bets. So what factors actually make young professionals happiest in their careers? A high salary? Not quite. It turns out, according to a survey by online career site CareerBliss, that many other factors …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/11/top-20-cities-with-the-happiest-young-professionals/

Nov
06

CAREER BLITZ: Sports

Topics include: NCAA Postgraduate Internship – DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  Dec. 7, 2012 Major League Baseball Careers – many opportunities to check out depending on your interest. 2013 Editorial Summer Internships with MLB – DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  Nov. 24, 2012 American Hockey League (AHL) – Spring 2013 Internships available with various teams. National Basketball Association (NBA) …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/11/career-blitz-sports-2/

Nov
05

10 Savvy Career Strategies for Interim

Suddenly, the end of the semester is rapidly approaching. As you begin to prepare for exams and Dartmouth’s first-ever six week vacation between fall and winter terms, here are 10 ways to keep moving forward with your career over break: Participate in Career Services Job Shadowing program. Over 300 alumni and parents are offering to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/11/10-savvy-career-strategies-for-interim/

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