Archive for ‘June, 2013’

I Got a Job! Vickie Chan, Adjunct Professor at Long Beach City College

It’s no secret that parents often influence their children to choose a particular career path. Depending on the parents in question, they may achieve this by…

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5 Simple Ways to Test if Telecommuting is Right for You + Mobilegear Giveaway!

We live in a world constantly in motion. I mean, we’ve turned our phones into miniature computers so that we can stay connected every minute, of…

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3 Excuses Students Use to Avoid the Job Search (And Why They’re Just Wrong)

If you’re still in college, and don’t have a job lined up, you are not alone. The vast majority—80.2% of students we interviewed in the 2013…

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Is There a Right Way to Write? My Internship at AfterCollege

I graduated from the University of Redlands in May 2012 with a BA in Creative Writing. Great. Awesome. Where did that leave me? I mean, apart from…

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Reminder! Giveaway for New Grads Running until June 26

Win $125 of proofreading (enough to cover about 40 pages of material) from ProofreadingServices.com! Just answer the following question in the comments section: What is the most…

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Computer Butler! Software Development Intern Simon Luppescu Helps Our Site Better Serve You

Simon is helping computers learn. He is already fully engaged in a machine learning project that will allow previous data to be used in order to…

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There’s an App for That! Intern Jessica Moore Does Much More than Make Coffee

Jessica Moore is designing AfterCollege’s mobile app, which will help users get results that appeal specifically to them. Having just graduated from the University of Rochester…

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How to Get a Job as a Recent Grad (With A Lot Less Effort)

Editorial & Social Media Intern Kellen McKillop knows firsthand what it’s like to look for a job as a recent grad. She shares some of her…

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Giveaway for New Grads: Free Résumé Proofreading!

We’ve learned a few crucial lessons by looking at some real-life résumés in our résumé teardowns. Namely: less is more, don’t forget formatting, and, most importantly, mistakes are deal-breakers!…

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How to Cope When Your Internship Doesn’t Lead to a Job: Chat with Megan Molinaro

Interlibrary Loan Assistant Megan Molinaro graduated from Knox College in 2010 with an English Literature degree, a minor in Business, and nearly eight years of library…

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