My Experience: Applying to Internships

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Staring at my computer screen, I read over the rejection emails, emails with no response, and Google drive full of resumes and cover letters. Applying and searching for internships was harder than I thought – it was not as simple …

By Angel Robert
Angel Robert Pre-Health Peer Mentor
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Getting the Most Out of Your EPIC Advantage Award

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One of Earlham’s most important, student-centered opportunities for career discernment is the EPIC Advantage: the promise of one, fully funded, career-related experience prior to graduation. We tout that every student may qualify for up to $5000 toward this experience, which …

By Roger Adkins
Roger Adkins Executive Director, Center for Global and Career Education Roger Adkins
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Dear Recent College Grads, Here’s How to Write a Great Cover Letter

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A job search can quickly become a full-time job on its own. As a recent graduate looking for your next step, you might be tempted to attach your resume and click apply without bothering to send an accompanying cover letter. …

By Meredith Pepin - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions
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The Core Competencies for Entering Medical Students

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Successful medical school applicants are able to demonstrate skills, knowledge, and abilities in these areas. As you’ll see in the Anatomy of An Applicant student profiles, one experience can illustrate proficiency across multiple competencies.

Pre-Professional Competencies

 Service Orientation: Demonstrates a …

By Jessie Pilewski
Jessie Pilewski Associate Director of the Center for Global Health Jessie Pilewski
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Looking for a Mentor? Start by Asking These 7 Questions

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Original blog post: https://learn.joinhandshake.com/students/how-to-find-a-mentor/

Imagine yourself standing at the base of a very tall, scary-looking mountain that you know you’ve got to climb. Wouldn’t it help to have somebody who’s done it before to guide you along the path, warning …

By Caitlin Fleenor
Caitlin Fleenor Director of Career Education Caitlin Fleenor
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How to Prepare Your Virtual Career Fair “Elevator Pitch”

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Original blog post: https://learn.joinhandshake.com/students/college-student-elevator-pitch/

So, you’ve registered for a virtual career fair. You’ve scoped out the attending employers, registered for a few group and 1:1 sessions, and you’re feeling excited about the connections you’re about to make. You’ve got your …

By Caitlin Fleenor
Caitlin Fleenor Director of Career Education Caitlin Fleenor
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Why joining a virtual info session can change your career

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Why joining a virtual info session can change your career

In the midst of a pandemic, typical ways of meeting recruiters and expanding connections through means such as career fairs have been put on hold. Information sessions that students and …

By Liam Berry - WayUp Guide
WayUp Guide
Sign up to WayUp to personalize your job search and apply to opportunities from Fortune 500s to startups, all in one place. Let’s get you hired! Click here
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How to Make the Most of a Career Break

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There are a lot of reasons why you may need to step away from your career for a while. Becoming a parent, looking after a relative, or dealing with health issues can all lead you to need a break from …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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How to Ace Your Virtual Interview

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As market conditions shift the way we hire, more companies are moving to virtual, online interviewing over face-to-face connections. The practice helps healthcare providers meet with candidates more quickly, especially those who are not nearby geographically, but even …

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What Your Youngest Employees Need Most Right Now

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The long-term toll of the coronavirus is unknown, but its effects on our health care system and the economy have already been catastrophic. And while the immediate concerns of skyrocketing unemployment and a stalled economy must be addressed today, employers …

By Caitlin Fleenor
Caitlin Fleenor Director of Career Education Caitlin Fleenor
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