Career Development Blog

Networking Is (not) Scary

By: Megan Manlunas Everyone in college stresses the importance of networking.  Networking is the opportunity to establish mutually beneficial relationships with the people you meet. You want to be able to offer something to someone you network with, and in the future they may have something for you. There are networking opportunities everywhere, not just … Continue reading Networking Is (not) Scary

Organizing and Maintaining Your Job/Internship Search

By: Sebastian Leung The semester is ending, and you’re probably applying for summer internships or full-time jobs. We all know the tedious process of applying to different jobs. After awhile it can be tough to keep track of what we’ve applied to, which ones we really want, and which ones we actually have a chance … Continue reading Organizing and Maintaining Your Job/Internship Search

Cultivating an Elevator Pitch for College Students

By: Kristy Wu When it comes to networking events and interviews, cultivating your elevator pitch is critical in making good impressions to professionals. Why? Because your elevator pitch is one way in demonstrating your communication and interpersonal skills. No matter what profession, employers look for excellent communicators that put a face to the person’s resume … Continue reading Cultivating an Elevator Pitch for College Students

New Year, New You!

by: Elaine Lee Just because break is beginning and the new year is approaching, doesn’t mean you have to be trapped at home sitting on your couch. There are numerous ways you can learn outside the classroom and still enjoy your break. Here are a few reasons why you should be learning outside of school: … Continue reading New Year, New You!

Holidays: Time of Reflection

by: Elaine Lee Now that the fall semester is coming to an end with holidays right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to take a moment and reflect on how far you’ve come this year. There is no better way to celebrate the holiday season than by sending cards and well wishes to family … Continue reading Holidays: Time of Reflection

10 Apps That Can Save a College Student’s Life

By: Megan Manlunas *Please Note: Recommendations listed below are the opinion of the student author and not Macaulay Honors College   Mint   If you find your bank account balance quickly plummeting because of all your impulsive spending, Mint is the app for you. Mint is a great budgeting app that can help you track … Continue reading 10 Apps That Can Save a College Student’s Life

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Enhance your Network | Informational Interviews

By Sebastian Leung   What is an Informational Interview? We’ve all been to job interviews before, internship interviews, or at the very least we’ve heard of interviews before and know what they are. But many of us probably have never heard of an informational interview. So what exactly are they? An informational interview is an … Continue reading Enhance your Network | Informational Interviews

Tips for Writing Professional Thank You Notes

By Sebastian Leung Thank you notes have many different purposes and can be sent for many reasons. For most people, thank you notes are generally sent after an after someone writes you a letter of recommendation, an interview, an informational interview, or finishing an internship. Thank you notes are useful for several reasons. Firstly, as … Continue reading Tips for Writing Professional Thank You Notes

How to Get Involved on your College Campus

How to Get Involved in your College Campus By: Megan Manlunas There may be plenty of reasons why you couldn’t secure an internship. However, getting an internship at Goldman Sachs isn’t the only thing you can do to make your resume outstanding. Employers love a well-rounded person. There are many activities that you can do … Continue reading How to Get Involved on your College Campus

What to do After a Career Fair

By Sebastian Leung Hooray! You’ve just attended a career fair and you met some potential employers. Maybe you received some tips about your resume or your LinkedIn, but you’re pretty much done, right? Nope! Not so fast. One of the most important parts of the career fair is the time right after it. Here are … Continue reading What to do After a Career Fair