Author Archives: uConnect

Co-op Stories: Sarah Higgins, Computer Science

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Sarah Higgins is a current Wentworth Senior majoring in Computer Science. Here’s what Sarah shared with us about her co-op experience:

Where was your co-op? What was your job title? & What interested you in this company/the role?

My first …

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How to Work the CO-OP + CAREER Fair

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How to WORK the Career Fair – An approach for everyone, whether you are low-key or EXTRA!

Low Key Approach

EXTRA Approach
RESEARCH

•   Find the list of employers attending on the “Jobs and Careers” App and research the ones of interest.

•   …

By eckmank
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Grad School FAQs Pt. 3: The Application

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A guest series by WIT Faculty: Aaron Carpenter

In a previous post, we discussed the basics of graduate school, focusing on the differences between degree programs.  If you have not seen that post, check it out here.

In this post, …

By eckmank
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A Guide to Personal Branding

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By: Hadley Hopkins

Hi there! I’m Hadley Hopkins the marketing intern here at CO-OPS + CAREER. As an advertising student, I am very concerned with branding. Not only of the brands I work for but also my own personal brand. Below …

By Hadley Hopkins
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3 Reasons That Job Wasn’t a Waste of Time, Even if Your Current One’s Completely Different

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For the past five years, I’ve worked in some sort of health-related job. From healthcare IT, to employee wellness, to college health. But now, I’m a full-time freelancer, focusing on writing, editing, and career coaching.

It’d be easy to think …

By The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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3 Better Ways to Say “It’s Actually Not My Fault”

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Your boss makes a seemingly innocent stop at your desk, but it’s not long before he’s pointing out something that recently went wrong—and he’s placing all of the blame on you.

You’re nodding along and pretending to absorb everything he’s …

By The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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4 Things Other Than Salary You Need To Consider Before Accepting A Job Offer

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Before you start a job, you need to decide whether to accept a job offer. And over the course of your career, some will be no-brainers; others will be a little trickier.

Take these scenarios.

You get an offer that’s …

By WayUp
WayUp
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THE BENEFITS OF VOLUNTEERING AND EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

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By: Chawney Weis

“It’s not about what you know, it’s about WHO you know.” But how do you get to know the right people? And how do you convince them that you’re the right person for the job?

You could …

By uConnect
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