Tag 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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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2013/04/alumni-conversations-greg-clow-81-editor-at-top-ten-apps-com/

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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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2013/03/intern-stories-catherine-treyz-13-on-nbc-nightly-news-with-brian-williams/

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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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2013/03/how-to-ace-a-challenge-based-interview/

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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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2013/02/think-you-have-an-idea-about-what-the-best-careers-are/

Feb
01

7 Habits of Highly Effective Dartmouth Students

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Courtesy of Kathryn Doughty, Co-Director of Career Services

Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2013/02/7-habits-of-highly-effective-dartmouth-students/

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/

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/

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
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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