Employer Spotlight: BDO

The employer spotlight of the week is BDO. BDO or Binder Dijker Otte is an international network of public accounting, tax, consulting and business advisory firms which perform professional services under the name of BDO.

“BDO’s Core Values define how we …

By Susan Mcgrory
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Asking Questions After an Interview

Do You Have Any Questions?

This is a common question that employers ask at the end of the interview. They want to see if you’ve been paying attention during the interview process, but more so, they are trying to help you understand …

By Eli Bohemond
Eli Bohemond Certified Career Coach
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Beware The Golden Handcuffs

When you were a child with your entire life in front of you, what did want to become? Did you spend your early years dreaming of working as a commercial lender or financial analyst? Probably not. Instead, you likely imagined you’d …

By Eli Bohemond
Eli Bohemond Certified Career Coach
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Employer Spotlight: Ferguson


This week’s employer spotlight is Ferguson Enterprises Inc. Ferguson is a diverse distributor that spans multiple businesses including HVAC/R, waterworks and industrial. In the past 64 years, Ferguson has grown from a local distributor to a $15 billion dollar company with …

By Susan Mcgrory
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Intern Spotlight: Ellen Havard

Name: Ellen Havard
Major: Marketing
Company: Geico
Resources used to acquire internship: IST Career Fair/Fall Career Fair in the BJC
Highlights of the internship: I worked on a project that is actually being implemented at GEICO and through that I …

By Susan Mcgrory
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Employer Spotlight: GE

Our employer spotlight of the week is General Electric, the world’s Digital Industrial Company. GE is transforming industry with the GE Store’s shared tech & software solutions, allowing machines to connect & learn.

Check out student opportunities at GE here.

“When …

By Susan Mcgrory
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Intern Spotlight: Spencer Keller

Name: Spencer Keller

Major: Finance

Year: Senior

Internship: MIS & Data Analytics Intern at Investors Bank

Highlights from my internship: I learned that teamwork and communication are essential in completing tasks in the workplace. If an individual does not work …

By Susan Mcgrory
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Employer Spotlight: Geico

Geico offers both IT and Business internship opportunities. The business internship opportunities are open to students who are studying Business, Finance, Insurance, Management, Mathematics, Economics, and related fields.

Geico is looking for students who:

Have completed their sophomore or junior year

By Susan Mcgrory
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Intern Spotlight: Lily Schenkel

Name: Lily Schenkel

Major: Marketing

Company: Nasdaq

Year: Senior

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

Extensive resume review at Smeal Career & Corporate Connections, and Glassdoor

What were the highlights from your internship?

The opportunity to sit down …

By Susan Mcgrory
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Navigating Skype, Phone, and Virtual Interviews

So, you’ve applied to a ton of companies to secure that internship or full-time job.  One day you open up your computer to finally see an email come through asking you for an interview.  Congrats!  However, you are being asked to …

By Hayley Connor
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