4 Ways to Answer the Interview Question “When Can You Start?”

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I remember my first time hearing “When can you start?” while interviewing for a job. I had finally gotten the call to meet with a prospective employer and spent hours beforehand practicing responses for the standard interview questions.

But …

By The Muse
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Summer is here, and so are we!

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Many students have left campus or left the area, but the Career Center staff are still here throughout the summer!  This can be a great time to freshen up a resume, consider a temporary or part-time position, work on developing …

By Amanda Reil
Amanda Reil Senior Career Coach Amanda Reil
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Ask the CM

Ask the CM

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This week’s question: How do I search for a job? What are trusted places to look?

That is a great question!

Finding an internship or post-grad position can be overwhelming. Here’s a few tips for making the process …

By Andrea Richard
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Top 10 Things You Should Look For In a Company

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Whether you’re looking for a paid or unpaid internship or an entry-level job, finding a great position goes way beyond the job description. From company culture to opportunities for growth, there are several things you should keep in mind when …

By WayUp Guide
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This week’s question: Can you take a cheat sheet to an interview to help you remember what you’d like to say at the interview? Also, if the interviewer(s) notice you looking at a piece of paper before answering …

By Andrea Richard
Andrea Richard Career Mentor Andrea Richard
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Job Searching While LGBTQ: How to Find a Truly Inclusive Place to Work

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Kaiba Lithicum sits across from me, smiling as he talks, clearly at ease in his workplace. But that hasn’t always been the case. He’s often struggled with how he’s been treated at work as a trans person of color. “Being …

By The Muse
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Ask the CC

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This week’s question: Should you put military experience on a resume, and if so, how do you format it?

That is a great question!

Military experience should definitely be on your resume! That is wonderful experience that is …

By Andrea Richard
Andrea Richard Career Mentor Andrea Richard
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The Answer to: Do You Really Have Transferable Skills or Are You Just Unqualified?

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Transferable skills are an important part of today’s job applications.  It is very important to understand employers are looking for employees able to adapt to their culture and unique company needs.  That is where transferable skills come in.  But how …

By The Muse
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#NDSUintern Spotlight

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Intern: Nathan Glass

Major: Accounting

Company: Eide Bailly

Location of Internship: Fargo, ND

Internship Title: Audit Intern

Why did you choose the company that you work for?
Eide Bailly is a top 20 accounting firm headquartered here in Fargo, so …

By Courtney O'Hotto
Courtney O'Hotto Graduate Assistant Courtney O
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How to get your first 100 grand (candy bar that is)!

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The semester is quickly coming toward a close and, with that, seniors are preparing for what comes after graduation, their next steps! As a graduating senior, it is important to know that the Career Center assists alumni up to 5 …

By Cassie Gilbert
Cassie Gilbert Career Coach Cassie Gilbert
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