How to land your first internship
A 2013 study by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) showed that 63.1% of college graduates who completed a paid internship received at least one job offer upon graduating. The number of internships available continues to grow as companies see the importance of entry-level employees and the value of continuity.
Before you receive your first full time job offer, however, you have to nail your first internship interview. How do you stand out among a sea of students with the same goals and interests?
Important facts every applicant should know about online degrees
Online degrees offer a very flexible alternative to on-campus classes for those who are working or are busy parents. However, there are several things you should know about online education before you can decide if it is suitable for you
Why you should consider studying overseas
Being far from home is never easy, especially if it is for the first time, which is often the case for many college students. Each year, many people travel to different countries to pursue their career goals. For some this can be challenging. Apart from the fact that college education comes with its own set of difficulties, you will have additional factors to think about if planning to study abroad.
What employers look for in graduate candidates
For graduate students, one of the most frustrating things about preparing for an interview is knowing what attributes and skills employers are looking for. The competition is quite high for graduate jobs so it is important for candidates to stand out from others. Most employers today look for the below mentioned attributes in graduate students to ensure they'll be a good fit for their organization
Craft an Effective Resume
Applying for jobs and not getting the expected response? Follow these simple tips to write an effective resume, which will definitely win you an interview call
Is Online Degree Program the Right Choice for You?
While an online degree program may not be the first choice for many people, it is great for those who are working. Those individuals who are looking for career advancement can opt for an online degree given that they can manage the increased work load of assignments and self-study. For young high school grads, there may be some things to consider before choosing an online degree program
The Right Internship - Can Make Your Career
Many college students, even before nearing the end of their studies have thoughts about where they want to intern. They worry that they may not find a company to accept them or that they will end up at the wrong company. To minimize these worries, there are ways graduates can go about selecting and short-listing the best companies to contact.
It is a good thing to have flexibility in today’s job market. So it’s a good idea to look for degrees that will give you the option of different careers. Some job sectors are continuing to show growth, so it is wise to think about these when you decide to go to college. Any degree can improve your job prospects, but if you really want to boost your chances you should think about degrees in these fields
Study Abroad Opportunities for American Students
Whether you just want to spend a few weeks in Europe, or you want to spend the entire year abroad, there are plenty of study abroad programs designed for American students wanting to travel. But first, you must decide how long and when you want to travel. Deciding how long you want to travel and when you want to travel will play a big role in determining which programs you can apply for.
Top careers for 2014
With 2013 ending right around the corner, there are many predictions for careers which see a growing trend. The changing industry trends have led experts to predict the following top careers for 2014, which will see a growing trend and provide stable income