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How do I start looking for internships?

I am hoping to do some internships for music next summer, I know it is early, but I do not know where to begin. I am only the second person in my family to do college and get a career they love so I need some advice....

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:24

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Posted by Caitlin P.
Racquel Scott | Master Resume Writer and Career Consultant I award you for being the first in your family to ...

What Strategies Can Be Done to Improve Sources I Know?

What I am trying to say, is that I need to know a many people as possible to improve my knowledge of my career and majoring in Communications and Political Sciences, and the way to come in contact with these individuals who have experience in this field. Where should I begin and what...

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Active May 27 at 20:15

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Posted by Skyler B.
Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Getting to know yourself and how your personality traits relate to ...

How to stand out to employers

What are some things you can do in college to stand out to an employer after you're done with college and looking for a career....

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Active May 22 at 14:42

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Posted by manuel R.
Haley Anderson | Manager at PwC Manuel, This is a great question! Employers look for different characteristics ...

Is Chemical Engineering a good career choice?

I love chemistry and being creative and am wondering if chemical engineering is a good career choice. #career-advice...

#career

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Active Jun 02 at 10:33

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Posted by Karly A.
Katie Burell | Quality & Implementation Director at Mars When I started my Chemical Engineering degree more than 20 years ...

How common is it for public relations specialists to move from different organizations during their career?

A public relations specialist visited one of my classes to provide students a glimpse into his career life. One of the details I took notice was how much he moved from organization to organization after a few years. All my life, I was raised to believe in the notion of working at one...

#public-relations #career-advice #sjsu

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Active Apr 16 at 06:56

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Posted by Kevin T.
Raven Quinones | Tutor at Varsity Tutors Kevin,It isn't unusual in any profession to not remain at one ...

I'm Massively overwhelmed with my future plans.

Is there anyone I can talk to? #college-advice #career-advice...

#general-advice

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:51

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Posted by Jordan C.
Arneel Jana | Assistant Principal Thelma Jones Elementary MISD Overwhelmed is not a good feeling, however, thinking and planning for ...

Is it true that curlier hair and cultural hairstyles are looked down upon in a professional setting? Is straighter hair preferred or is this a myth?

People can manipulate their hair in many ways i.e dread locs, braids, kinky twist, afro ranging in multitudes of curls, etc. Working, in many cases, means being professional. This alludes to the concept of being groomed (good hygiene, tidy appearance). There is this notion that hair that is not...

#job-coaching #professional-training #job-search #career-advice

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:57

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Posted by Wanita J.
Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Wanita, The underlying question to your question is, "Is there racism ...

What careers are there involving genetics?

I am a high school senior wanting to pursue a career in biology, involving genetics, but I don't have a good idea to what careers are out there. Are there any good career opportunities out there for someone who is interested in genetics? #medicine #genetics #career-advice...

#biology

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Active Feb 18 at 23:50

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Posted by Samara K.

If your indecisive on what you want to be when your an adult how is the best way for you to really know?

As I was going throught my hign school years more ideas on how I wanted to help the environment and us as humans kept coming to my mind. However, as time went by I found myself lock down with two many options and not being able which to choose. Yes, many people haved told me to worry about this...

#career-counseling #career-development #career-advice #career-choice

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Active May 17 at 15:49

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Posted by Mcdhellyne E.
Morgan Taylor | Associate at PwC I suggest that you think about what qualities you personally excel ...

What's the best way to stand out so getting a job is more likely?

I haven't had a job yet, but I need to get one soon. I'm 18 and worried about staying in the unemployment line so I want to know tips on the best way to gather good attention. #scholarships #career-development #career-advice...

#career-counseling

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Active 2 days ago

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Posted by Kevin B.
Jessica Montgomery | Youth Employment and Training Advisor | Helping Young ... EXPERIENCE is a key factor! You have to start some where, ...

Does the reputation of the school you attend really matter?

Are Ivy League schools really any better than state schools? Do employers have a preference? #college #college-advice #career-advice...

#career-counseling

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Active May 19 at 00:35

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Posted by s W.
Jacob Schwarber | Assurance Associate Hello!While a degree from a prestigious college or university certainly helps, ...

How do I know what sort of job suits me?

I'm not sure if I'd fit best into a sit down job or one with lots of hustle, I do well in school sitting down all day but I also excel in work that has me up and moving #job-search-strategies #career-advice #career-counseling...

#career-development

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Active Apr 30 at 23:45

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Posted by Kat B.
Col Sen MP, Ph.D | Consultant & Career Coach Hello Kat,Good question! At your level, actually very few are sure ...

If you had another chance, what would you change?

When talking about college, I always hear people say "I wish I would have. . ." or "I probably should have. . ." I'd like to get the most out of my time in college and not waste a single minute. If you had another chance, what would you change? #college #college-advice #career-advice...

#advice

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Active 8 hours ago

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Posted by Kyle H.
John Cline | Channels Specialist at Google Kyle, Universities are incredible resources for academic learning, but equally for ...

What if your dream job doesn't turn out to be a dream?

I am in my second year of college, and I still don't know what career path I would like to go down. I have several things that I am passionate about (music, animals, art, psychology, public relations, etc.), but I am worried that if I choose one, it will be the wrong one. I'm afraid of entering...

#career-path #rightcareerpath #dreamjob #career-advice

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Active Apr 13 at 19:18

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Posted by Sydney K.
Joe Notter | Professional RAN Engineer at AT&T Mobility I think a lot of us wonder about if we'll pick ...

Marketing degree

A marketing degree Is a pretty broad and general degree. What are some specific type of career paths a graduate may expect to follow once they receive their degree ? #career #marketing #career-advice...

#job-opportunities

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Active Sep 07 '17 at 21:39

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Posted by Jessica S.
Kelly O'Shea | Management Consulting Associate at PwC I received my degrees in Marketing and Finance, and now I ...

Are there certain classes that I have to take that would benefit the career I want to have?

I want to go into nursing, so I want to really make sure that I take the right classes that will get me to my goal. For the classes I want to take, I want them to help me in the career pathway I choose. #professor #career-advice #educators #office...

#board

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:29

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Posted by Lauren C.
Racquel Scott | Master Resume Writer and Career Consultant Thank you for your question! Yes, there are classes that you ...

I am starting nursing school and I need some advice.

I am a college student. I was in a community college, doing my prerequisites for the nursing degree. I am done with most of them so I transferred to a 4 year college. I have 3 more years and I am done with BSN. I am starting the nursing classes just this fall semester. If you were giving the...

#college-advice #lesson-planning #nursing #career-advice #school-nursing

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Active Dec 20 '17 at 14:55

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Posted by Araba H.
Suzanne LaMore | RN at Lakeland Regional Health-Florida I would say the biggest regret for me is not doing ...

Any advice for an aspiring robotics programmer?

It is my aspiration to program robots and I was just looking for any career advice when reaching for this aspiration of mine. I have six universities in mind where I can work and study for the field of Robotics. I was just looking for any advice that I might need to know when I do plan on...

#courses #help #career-advice

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:42

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Posted by Gloria S.
Joel Goering | Data Engineer at Seaboard Foods I'm not sure if you're still in high school or not, ...

What is the most important thing that someone planning to enter mechanical engineering should know?

As a person interested in mechanical engineering, I was just wondering what is an important thing or things to know about this career path. I am already passionate about it so that is without a doubt something that will not change, so I just wanted to know some reassurance things just in case....

#mechanical-engineering #advice #mechanical-engineer #career-advice

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:42

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Posted by Gloria S.
Samir Surve | Dell The mechanical engineer has been called the general practitioner and the ...

What is the best way to know if the major I've picked is the right major for my desired career?

I'm a senior in high school and I have a couple of different majors in the STEM field that I'm thinking of taking that look like they lead to the same general direction. However, I know that there are some key differences in these majors. How do I figure out which one to take and for the...

#career-development #college-major #career-advice

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:48

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Posted by Joe L.
Brittnye Dione S. (LION) | M.Ed Candidate | Recruitment & Career Adviser | ... Hi Joe, You are absolutely on the right track and already ...
Shana Kapustin | Senior Director, Human Resources & Talent Acquisition at ... Hi Issaih. If your school has a guidance counsellor or career ...

Is it better to get a biology degree for undergraduate study and then mechanical engineering degree for graduate study or simply getting a biomedical engineering degree if you are seeking employment in the biomedical field?

I'm asking because from what I have researched it seems that mechanical engineers can become biomedical engineers, despite not directly studying in the field of biomedical engineering and since mechanical engineering has a variety of job opportunities I thought it would be good to have...

#career #biology #engineering #career-advice #biomedical-engineering

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Active Apr 30 at 10:28

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Posted by Osama E.
Spruce Cox | Retired Aerospace Engineer and Rocket Scientist Osama,Very good question. I appreciate where you’re coming from – you’d ...

What's the biggest thing you wish you would have known starting nurse practitioner school?

I start an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program at University of Cincinnati in the fall and am just looking for some advice. Thanks in advance! #acute-care #nursepractitionerschool #nurse-practitioner #career-advice...

#university-of-cincinnati

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Active May 24 at 15:31

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Posted by Crystal W.
Tanya Villers, MSN, APRN, NP-C | Family Nurse Practitioner I wish I had known that I really didn't know anything. ...

What is one thing that college DOES NOT teach you for your career?

College provides you with the set of knowledge and skills in order to succeed in your career. 4 years of experience sets you up for life, but some things must be missed. Simply put, it would be great to be enlightened about what college does or cannot teach students for their career. Please...

#skills #information #curriculum #reflection #career-advice

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:21

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Posted by Beecher C.
James Baker | Senior Software Engineer at LinkedIn The one thing that college does not teach your for your ...

What are some 'remote' jobs college students can do to build skills?

I have noticed that there are a lot of remote jobs available nowadays, like freelance writing or helping out with data. Are these jobs good to build resume skills? If I don't have time for a full-time job, could these be useful for cash and testing professional skills? #college #career...

#personal-development #job-application #job-search #career-advice #resume

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Active Aug 18 '17 at 12:56

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Posted by Jackie G.
Katy Maclean | Business Analyst at Dell Compellent Yes, but be careful. Some could be scammers. Do your homework ...

How to naturally navigate a conversation with employers during career fair?

I have attended my first career fair as a freshman last fall. I prepared myself by searching about the main firms that I am interested in. However, after introducing myself, I was struggling to naturally ask questions about the company like their stocks and current events that I have researched...

#career-counseling #communications #employment #career-advice #career-development

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Active Apr 19 at 00:14

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Posted by Esther C.
Rebecca Beyer Shark | Associate Director of Career Services at University of ... Genevieve's advice is spot-on. The only thing I would add to ...

Does GPA really matter in the job market?

I often feel stressed out and anxious over midterms and papers because I am afraid of getting bad grades. However, it takes so much of my time to do my school work that I even feel that doing exercise, cooking healthy meals, doing chores or meeting my friends are all a waste of time. Is GPA...

#time-management #college-advice #career-advice #career #personal-development #career-counseling #academic-advising

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Active Feb 27 at 08:09

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Posted by Ching Ting N.
Luis "Lou" Herrera | Principal Mechanical Engineer at Jabil Yes, it matters. It isn't the only thing that matters, but ...

which college/university is good for biotechnology?

i have at last decided that i would pursue biotechnology for sure. Now the question is which college/university should i apply for ? i also need some advice about which course should i take : bsc(biotechnology) , medical biotechnology, molecular biotechnology or genetic engineering . my aim is...

#career-advice #college-advice #professor #college-admissions #college #biotechnology #university

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Active Oct 02 '17 at 17:45

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Posted by hazel W.
Christos Kampouridis | Device Engineer at Amgen, MS/BS Mech Eng, Currently ... Hi Hazel, I'm assuming you're applying to the United States? In ...

How do you start networking?

Hi, I have a few questions regarding how to go about networking. From what I understand the practice of networking is about discussing career opportunities with people who are involved in the fields that interest you or just to help you get your foot in the door for finding a job. How do you...

#social-networking #networking #career-advice #connections #general-career-questions #finding-a-career

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:56

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Posted by Timothy G.
Michael Reyes | Hydrographical Surveyor at Chris Ransome & Associates Networking comes in many ways. Whether you are socializing or at ...

Is it okay to not have an exact career you want to do yet?

I want to do so many things, life being as short as it is it might be impossible to do all of them. I just want to be free to not chose one wonderful goal over the others. #undecided #career-advice #career-guidance #career-counseling #career-path #career-development...

#noidea

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Active Nov 29 '17 at 18:41

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Posted by Aliya A.
Gerard Baltrusaitis | Internship/Employment Specialist at JVS Detroit Great question. My opinion is that it is best to try ...

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