Tag Archive: Career Tips

Oct
29

Making the Case for your Liberal Arts Degree

Ever wonder why an employer would rather hire you for a job over a candidate with years of experience in their specific trade? Check out Debra Humphreys’ “Making the Case for Liberal Education: Responding to Challenges,” recommended by Undergraduate Dean Brian Reed. This report emphasizes the merits and practical value of a liberal arts education …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/10/having-trouble-making-the-case-for-your-liberal-arts-degree/

Oct
24

Are you available to work at awkward times? Here are a few options.

As a Dartmouth student you may find yourself in an awkward place relative to your friends on a semester schedule. (The first off-term I had, I was asked if I was home on suspension.) A six-week break between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, ten week terms in winter and spring– all of these time periods may …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/10/are-you-available-to-work-at-awkward-times-here-are-a-few-options/

Oct
15

Big Stats Worth Knowing for Your Interview (& Life)

Hat tip to our colleague Monica Wilson for sharing this cool video with us featuring stats with huge implications for how we live, work and communicate: (Sorry that we weren’t able to scrub out the advertisement.)    

Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/10/big-stats-worth-knowing-for-your-interview-life/

Oct
14

Employer Pet Peeves

Our on-campus interviews rooms are filled with students and employers this time of year. In addition to extending invitations for further interviews and potential job offers, many employers leave behind valuable insight you can learn from — feedback! The following feedback comes from an employer that’s been recruiting at Dartmouth for many years. We asked …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/10/employer-pet-peeves/

Oct
11

CAREER BLITZ: Communication

TOPICS INCLUDE:   DOCUMENTARY FILM – NYC – Social Media/Video Editing/Research & Design INTERNS FRANCE – Branding & Advertising – INTERNSHIP WPP Marketing Fellowship (Three 1-yr.) – POST-GRAD BrainJuicer  – Market Research INTERN Multicultural Advertising Summer INTERN Program FILM – Directors’ Guild of America – Assistant Directors Paid Training Program CAREER CONVERSATION – “JOURNALISM NEEDS YOU!” …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/10/career-blitz-communication-3/

Oct
10

Ever feel like you don’t deserve that job or to be here?

You may have a case of the “Imposter Syndrome,” U.S. News columnist Rebecca Thorman summarizes the situation Imposter syndrome happens when you don’t feel good enough. You’re afraid that at any moment you will be found out. You feel unsure of what you’re doing, that you don’t have any expertise, and that you’ve just been …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/10/ever-feel-like-you-dont-deserve-that-job-or-to-be-here/

Sep
21

Now that You’ve Made the Connection…How to Follow Up

Walk away from the Employer Connections Fair with some new friends, a handful of business cards, and a short list of organizations you’d like to work for? Here’s a short video with simple tips and an action plan for following up with employers: http://video.about.com/jobsearch/How-to-Follow-Up-After-a-Career-Fair.htm One of our favorite tips to stand out like a Dartmouth …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/09/now-that-youve-made-the-connection-how-to-follow-up/

Sep
19

Law School Fair Thursday 9/20: How to Prepare

Is law school in your future? Want to learn more about schools and how the application process works. Don’t miss Dartmouth’s 1st Annual Law School Fair on Sept. 20th, the second day of the Employer Connections Fair. Meet with representatives from 42 schools –  including Northwestern School of Law, Cornell Law School, Vanderbilt University Law …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/09/law-school-fair-thursday-920-how-to-prepare/

Sep
07

Meet Potential Employers on Sept. 19th & 20th!

Wednesday & Thursday from 12-4pm, join Career Services at the Top of the Hop for a chance to meet organizations offering jobs and internships! At the 2012 Employer Connections Fair there will be over 100 booths total, with all new employers each day. All students, from first years to seniors, are encouraged to attend. Be …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/09/meet-potential-employers-on-sept-19th-20th/

Aug
29

Do You Like to Work with Open Doors or Closed Ones?

As summer terms exams end and we prepare for the fall term to start, there’s a bit more time available than usual to pause and reflect on recent experience: What did you like? And what did you not like? During the rush of internship and job applications, it’s easy to forget that the job search …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/08/do-you-like-to-work-with-open-doors-or-closed-ones/

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