Archive for ‘August, 2013’

The Job Search Survival Kit: Your Fairy Job-Mother

Don’t get freaked out about trying to find a job while you’re still in school. We’ll help you break the big, scary job search into small, manageable pieces.

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5 Essentials for Your Senior Year Bucket List (And How They’ll Help Your Career)

It’s your LAST year to really be at your university. It’s your last year to celebrate $2 Tuesdays at the local bar with your buddies. It’s…

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How to Strategize Your Senior Year Job Search

We know it’s hard to even think about the job search during your senior year of college, let alone do anything about it. When we surveyed…

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5 Not-So-Hidden Secrets About Working as a Web Developer

So you’re thinking about entering the wild world of web development? Congratulations! It’s a great time to get started, even if you don’t come from a…

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Planes, Trains… and Tall Ships? Travel for a Year with the Watson Fellowship

Ever dream about what it would be like to take off and travel the world for a year? The Thomas J. Watson Fellowship makes that dream…

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Prescription for Success: How to Get a Job as a Pharmacist

Are you a problem-solver with a scientific mindset? If you’ve got people skills and awesome attention to detail in equal measures, you might want to consider…

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Forget About Academics! Front-End Developer Résumé Teardown

Welcome to the résumé teardown! In this installment, we’re looking at a cover letter and résumé for a real entry-level front-end developer applicant who we’ve nicknamed…

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How to Get a Front-End Developer Job: Chat with Micah Jaffe, CTO of FairLoan Financial

Are cover letters a waste of time? Short answer: yes (at least in the world of web development). For the longer answer—and some winning strategies to…

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The Future’s Bright with a Fulbright: Chat with Ramsay Leimenstoll

If you’ve had the chance to study or live overseas, you’ve already discovered some of the incredible benefits—increased self-reliance, open-mindedness, amazing friendships, and maybe even a…

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I Hate Internet Explorer! A Day in the Life of a Front-End Developer

If you really want to upset a front-end developer, all you have to do is mention Internet Explorer. Why does this seemingly innocent web browser get…

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