Career Advice

Job Scammers Are Getting Better, But You Can Protect Yourself

“Considering the very personal information shared by job applicants, scammers have targeted job seekers for more than a decade.

Much advice is available telling job seekers to “trust your gut” when it comes to spotting job scams. Five years ago, …

By Sherry Rice
Sherry Rice Director of Professional Development & Programming Sherry Rice
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Networking for Beginners

The biggest hurdle for networking can be broken down to the psychological level. Trying to connect and converse with an adult who is employed by a firm on your list can be very intimidating at face value. Prior to approaching …

By Brandon Brodsky
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Spotlight Intern: Caitlin Flood

Name: Caitlin Flood

Class Standing: Senior

Major: Marketing

Internship: JPMorgan Chase & Co Chase Leadership Development Program (CLDP) working in the Partnership Marketing department, specifically in Consumer and Community Banking with credit cards.

What resource(s) helped you in securing your internship?

By Susan Mcgrory
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A Summer at the Zoo

The following is a blog crafted by Adam Martinez ’18 in description of his Summer ’17 internship with the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. To secure this internship, Adam: 1) thought outside of the box 2) utilized resources outside of …

By Ashley Rippey
Ashley Rippey Executive Director Ashley Rippey
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How to Get Involved and Why

Freshman year is an exciting time for everyone because it is the start of a new chapter in our lives filled with new opportunities, fresh faces, and lots of changes. In the beginning weeks of class, you will probably come …

By Sophia Nabie
Sophia Nabie Career Guide
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Tips for Success at the Career Fair

It’s that time of year again! Career and job fairs are upon us, and so is the chance to land an amazing job. Whether you are a first-timer or a seasoned professional, the following seven tips are sure to help …

By Kelsey McMahon
Kelsey McMahon Career Guide
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What qualities do you need to work in a startup?

With the number of new companies being founded growing daily all over the world, it’s no wonder that many business school graduates are thinking about joining a startup – a new business specifically designed for rapid growth and scaling. While …

By Antoni Swidlicki
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LinkedIn features you may not be using!

LinkedIn is great way to connect and network with professionals who have similar career interests. Recruiters are quickly moving towards LinkedIn has a key way to source and find candidates for internships and full-time positions. With LinkedIn you can also …

By Sherry Rice
Sherry Rice Director of Professional Development & Programming Sherry Rice
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2 Ways to Create a 1-Line Elevator Pitch (That’ll Make People Want to Keep Talking to You)

I still remember the ice breaker my English teacher kicked off our class with nearly a decade ago. It went like this:

I used to study at [Name of Elementary School]. I now study at [Name of High School]. In …

By The Muse
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Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Be Aware—Avoid Job Scams!

Have you recently received an unsolicited email offering you an opportunity for employment? While it’s likely that you’ll be contacted by many legitimate companies over email, it is also likely that you will be contacted by illegitimate companies/scammers. Here’s what …

By Ashley Rippey
Ashley Rippey Executive Director Ashley Rippey
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