Five Strategies to Get Over the Hump in Your Summer Internship

Whether your work is providing you a terrific opening into your dream job or you realized that it is not the right fit, you can still gain valuable on-the-job experience. Below are some of the common workplace issues that we…

Believe In Yourself

Amidst all the negative press about finding a job during this economy, it can be really hard to keep your head up. In addition, the common additional pressures found in the search from family and friends constantly inquiring about your…

4 Tips for Moving On from a College Job

It’s very common for students to work in part-time or full-time jobs to support themselves and/or their studies. Often these jobs in retail, administrative office work, family businesses are not the career paths that you are interested in, but they…

Overcome 3 Common Job Search Challenges

While you are job searching, you need to pay attention to the process and how your application materials are being received. It’s very easy to externalize issues in the job search and attribute struggles to the job market, interviewers, and…

5 Tips to Master Behavioral Interview Questions

Employers want candidates to be able to demonstrate that they have the necessary skills to succeed.  Typically, one of the ways that they accomplish this is through behavioral interviewing. A behavioral interview question begins with “Tell me about a time/situation…

Summer 2017 Career Workshops

Sign up for workshops on Starr Search! All workshops are held in 2-190 NVC. July 2017 7/6   Thursday Writing Winning Resumes 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM 7/11  Tuesday On Campus Recruiting Workshop 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM 7/12  Wednesday Job…

3 Points to Hit in Your Informational Interview

When you have gone through the trouble of finding the important contact, setting up the informational interview and preparing to meet the person that may very well be a critical person in your network, there are a few things that…

Summer 2017 Office Hours

Visit the Starr Career Development Center this summer! Make an appointment on Starr Search or come by during walk in hours. Walk In Hours Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Office Hours June 26th – June 30th Monday…

Career Tips for the Summer: Part II

Daydreaming about cool ocean breezes on the subway? Need some inspiration to stay productive when the weather is warm and the sun is shining? Follow these tips to keep your professional development game strong this summer. Research opportunities Start researching…

The 6 Commandments of Social Networking

While I often see young professionals engaging on Facebook, their use of other social networking outlets that may be professionally valuable is fairly minimal. Maybe they post a profile on LinkedIn or create an account on Twitter and follow a…

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