On a dream study abroad trip to Japan, music education senior Cory Anderson took a chance at an American jazz bar.
So, you can’t find a job that relates to your college major. Well, you’re not alone. In fact, thousands of college grads end up accepting jobs that have nothing to do with their field of study. The good news is, that’s okay!
Networking is SO much easier when you have something in common with the other person. That’s why you should connect with Longwood alumni on LinkedIn, whether you’re a current student or have been out of school for some time.
LinkedIn is a great tool for job seekers these days. Unfortunately, just having a profile isn’t enough to market yourself effectively to employers.
The holidays are here, and with all of the pretty lights, festive music, and scrumptious treats comes nosy family members asking about your job search.
Your LinkedIn photo is one of the first things recruiters see when they visit your profile. So, you want to present yourself professionally so you can make a great first impression
Salary negotiations are SCARY. What if you look ridiculous or greedy? What if they laugh in your face?
Mock interviews, or practice interviews, are an essential part of your interview preparation strategy.
During a job interview, you’re being judged on three major things: your ability to do the job, your passion for the work, and whether or not you fit in at the company.
Instead of going back home and cleaning other people’s houses for a summer job, political science sophomore, Josue Gallardo, took a chance.
We sat down with Longwood Senior, Austin Berry, to hear about his Graphic Design internship experience.
Getting a job requires a little more effort than just writing up a generic resume.
An interview should be more like a conversation than an interrogation. That means, you should be asking questions in addition to answering them.
It’s easy to get bogged down with your class schedule during college. However, it’s important to make room for career-related activities, too.
Connecting with people on LinkedIn is a great way to initiate conversations with people who work at your target companies or who work in your field.
You might be infamous for your procrastination “skills” when it comes to doing homework, laundry, or other projects, but if you think you can wait until the last minute to find a job, think again.
You’ve successfully landed an internship. Congratulations! Now you need to learn how to use it to its full advantage. Here are a few tips that will help you get the most out of an internship so can leave it feeling “connection-ready.”
As a college student, you’re networking all of the time, even if you don’t realize it. Every time you attend a meeting for Yearbook Club or grab coffee with a friend, you’re strengthening relationships with people.
Trying to balance an internship and a full course load this semester? If you want to be “connection-ready” when you leave school, making time for an internship is super important.
When you first start interviewing for jobs, it’s going to be a little intimidating. However, it’s important to feel and look confident in yourself. In addition to preparing for those tough interview questions, it’s also important to consider your int
Informational interviews are a great way to build strategic relationships with people who work in your field. They also present an opportunity to learn more about companies you’d like to work for in the future.
When you graduate college, chances are, you won’t have a ton of work experience to entice employers. And that’s okay! That’s why companies have entry-level jobs.
If you want to land a great job after college, you need to connection ready. In order to do that, you have to be strategic and intentional with your networking efforts. That’s where informational interviews come in.
Still not sure what you want to do after you graduate? That’s okay - it’s not uncommon.
You’re driven when it comes to getting a head start on your career. But what do you do when you’re forced to work in a summer job that’s not related to your college major?
It might be the end of summer, but if you want to land an amazing internship in the fall, you need to start making moves as soon as possible. Here are some quick tips for doing just that.
If you’re looking to beef up your resume over the summer, we’ve got five quick tips for you.
This week's episode of the Day After Graduation podcast - what it takes to land your dream job.
Erin Hessler '15 reflects on her time on campus - and gives her advice to the class of 2017.
Unfortunately, the vast majority of jobs, particularly those with competitive applicant pools are not obtained simply by submitting a thoughtful cover letter and a well-crafted resume.
Finally feeling comfortable after a big move and coming out.
This week's episode of the Day After Graduation podcast - what it takes to be a professional athlete.
Choosing a career path can be a little overwhelming. Thankfully, it’s not permanent.
It’s easy to tell yourself, “I majored in this area, so I have to work in this field.”
This week's episode of the Day After Graduation podcast - lessons learned when traveling abroad.
Five Tips to Help You Nail Your Next Interview
Transition after college can be incredible or incredibly humbling.
Moving to a new city after graduation? Katherine Sloan '12 shares her survival guide.
If you’re having a hard time figuring out what you want to do after graduation, you’re not alone.
Non-traditional experiences after college can lead to a new perspective.
University Career Services has recently moved from Lancaster to the Maugans Alumni Center.
It's easy to get lost.
This week's episode of the Day After Graduation podcast - finding success in the restaurant industry.