Pitch Perfect: No Resume, No Cover Letter…. No Problem

So you are wanting to go to the Non-Profit Job Fair on 30 January and the Career Expo on 5 and 6 February, but you are a bit nervous about talking to employers.  You think to yourself, “What do I …

By Jerry South
Jerry South Assistant Director of Career Coaching Jerry South
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#NDSUintern Spotlight

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Intern: Timothy Straus

Major: Manufacturing Engineering

Company: Puget Sound Naval Shipyard

Location of Internship: Bremerton, Washington

Internship Title: Student Trainee (Industrial Engineer)

Why did you choose the company that you worked for?
I chose Puget Sound Naval Shipyard to round …

By Courtney O'Hotto
Courtney O'Hotto Graduate Assistant Courtney O
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#NDSUintern Spotlight

Headshot – Dylan Vos

Intern: Dylan Vos

Major: Finance

Company: FedEx Services

Location of Internship: Minneapolis

Internship Title: Business Sales Intern

On a Scale from 1-10, how rewarding did you find your internship experience to be? (1 being not rewarding at all, 10 being …

By Courtney O'Hotto
Courtney O'Hotto Graduate Assistant Courtney O
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Networking with Employers after a Career Fair

A lot of the blog posts lately have been about what to do before the career fairs, however, it is not just what happens during the career fairs that is important, but also what you do after the career fairs. …

By Jerry South
Jerry South Assistant Director of Career Coaching Jerry South
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9 Soft Skills That’ll Put You Ahead of the Competition, According to Real Hiring Managers

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Sure, you’re an Excel wiz, a killer social media marketer, or have years of experience in the sales industry.

But, as you probably know, impressing a hiring manager is about more than just checking the job description boxes. As Muse …

By The Muse
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Career Fair+ App

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Get up-to-date information for the Fall Agriculture & Agribusiness and Engineering & Technology Career Expos!
The NDSU Career Fair+ App includes company information, announcements, fair map, and a note section to track your interview time(s).

Download today!
  

By Bridget Kessler
Bridget Kessler Guest Services & Employer Relations Specialist Bridget Kessler
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The Checklist You Need to Run Through Right After Your Interview

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I get excited every time I find out that a friend just left an interview feeling good about their chances of landing the gig.
Because of my recruiting background, one of the first questions I get asked is, “What …

By The Muse
The Muse
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3 Name-Dropping Mistakes That’ll Kill Your Chances (No Matter Who You Know)

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Name-dropping can open doors on your job search. After all, it’s one way to instantly have something in common with a person you’ve never met. It’s like a de facto reference that you can use to establish your credibility long …

By The Muse
The Muse
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