How do I find and apply for an internship?

You now know why it’s important to have an internship, but now you are probably wondering how do I find and apply for an internship? When I was searching for an internship, I really needed to think about what kind Continue reading How do I find and apply for an internship?

What is an internship and why are they important?

Whether it’s during a conversation with a friend who brags about the amazing internship they just landed or while you’re being interrogated about your future plans by that beloved aunt at a family reunion, at some point during your college Continue reading What is an internship and why are they important?

You Want a Job. What Do Employers Want?

Job searching for students can be very difficult and discouraging at times. Your relevant experience is often limited, yet employers seem to expect a lot of experience for entry-level jobs. How can you overcome this? Think SKILLS! No matter what Continue reading You Want a Job. What Do Employers Want?

How do I find a part-time job?

How do I find a part-time job while in school? On campus? Everywhere you go on campus you will see students working. Students are directing traffic, selling textbooks and snacks at the CSU, washing dishes, writing parking tickets, and refereeing Continue reading How do I find a part-time job?

Why get involved during your college experience?

Why should I join a student organization, or do anything extracurricular during my college experience? I’d like to flip that question and ask why not? The cost is little, and the benefits are HUGE! Minnesota State Mankato is a pretty Continue reading Why get involved during your college experience?

Get Involved!

So you survived your first week of classes and are settling into your normal schedule. Now what? Time to take a mental break from studying, put down that Easy Mac, turn off Netflix, give your Facebook account a break, and GET Continue reading Get Involved!

Studying Abroad: How it Impacts Employment

Why is studying abroad so important? Sure, you get to explore new places, make exciting international friends, and learn about another culture, but what about your future? Is it really all that beneficial in the long run? The simple answer, Continue reading Studying Abroad: How it Impacts Employment

You got scheduled for an interview – Now, what do you do?

Before the interview: Managing pre-interview stress  So you’ve turned in your resume, cover letter, and references! Congratulations you have officially applied for your dream job! The hard work is over, right?! All of a sudden you get a call to Continue reading You got scheduled for an interview – Now, what do you do?