Job Search Tactics

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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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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Interested in working for the government? Quick tips to help you get there!

Did you know that there are urgent hiring needs within the government? Many of them are within business and students as young as sophomores are eligible to apply! You can learn more about these opportunities here:  https://www.usajobs.gov/?c=opportunities. The best resource …

By Ashley Rippey
Ashley Rippey Executive Director Ashley Rippey
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Finding a Summer Internship After Freshman Year – Forte Foundation Blog

At my college, in the weeks nearing the summer months, all you hear are the students discussing their summer plans. As a freshman, I was intrigued by the older students talking about their internships at impressive places …

By Ashley Stark
Ashley Stark Director for Corporate Relations Ashley Stark
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