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Learn these Skills on your Next Internship

In an article published in the Deseret Morning News, Wendy Leonard says, “Colleges and universities dump a lot of new college graduates into the work force, and yet some in the work force still need additional, specialized training to perform well in the … Read More…

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What’s Your College Degree Worth?

Here is what one jobseeker, Bea Dewing said rcently in an article for the Career Journal, “A degree isn’t any big guarantee of employment, it’s a basic requirement, a step you have to take to even be considered for many professional jobs.” Having … Read More…

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Fall College Recruiting Check List for College Students

I hate to say it but the summer is just about over. Microwave. Check!Towels. Check!Iron. Check! This is pretty much the kind of checklist that students and parents are using this time of year as college studens head back to school! College juniors … Read More…

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Top 10 Secrets of Interns Who Get Full Time Jobs

Did you know that most companies with an internship program want to convert the college students in their internship program into full time permanent career hires? Well they do. Organizations like INROADS prepare college students to participate in prestigious internship programs with that … Read More…

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Develop New Skills Through Volunteer Work

The recent Volunteer Impact survey from Deloitte showed that Generation Y employees feel that volunteerism is a good way to develop new job skills that employers want. 91% of the respondents to the survey agree that skills-based volunteering, such as sharing accounting skills … Read More…

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Funding for African Americans to Study Abroad

William Nolting is the Director of the University of Michigan Overseas Opportunities Office and International Educational and Work Abroad Editor for Transitions Abroad. He compiled a list of opportunities that can help African American students access global opportunties. We have already discussed the … Read More…

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