Category: College to Career

Be Sure to Make the Most of That Summer Internship

It’s summer, and (whether or not your parents believe it) you’re excited to be working!  You’ve landed that coveted internship and can’t wait to get some “real” workplace experience.  So, here’s a good piece of advice – take a deep breath and be sure to go in prepared.  Early experiences in a professional environment can… Read more »

Help! I Accepted the Wrong Job

You were so excited when you got the offer! Now…. just a few weeks or months into it, you’re miserable. Every day is a chore, just to get out of bed and get motivated to get to work. So – what do you do? Your first reaction is just to quit and crawl into a… Read more »

How can I learn to network if I have no network?

This is a question which we hear from our clients, all the time. To formulate an intelligent answer, let’s start with the premise that everyone realizes that there is great value in networking. Its importance goes well beyond just helping you find your next job, at such time as you might find yourself looking for… Read more »

Don’t Just Attend the College Career Fair – Prepare Well, and Own it!

College Career Fair

The annual return to college campus is in full swing across the country, and you are likely thinking about many things – getting the perfect class schedule you want so badly (no Fridays, no 8AM lectures), and all those other truly important matters (securing your football tickets and outfitting your dorm room with all the… Read more »

How do you choose the right college major?

choosing a college major

Once you have started your college experience and have made your way through the initial transition period of your freshman year, your thoughts will typically begin to turn to what is next. The most common question you will be getting from friends, family and your classmates about this time will be: “What are you going… Read more »

Getting Involved at College – A Good Thing, From Any Perspective

getting involve while in college

The last weeks of summer are upon us and, hopefully, you made your summer experience more meaningful, as discussed in my previous blog post titled “What is Your College Student Doing This Summer?” Now, as your thoughts shift to your return to school, the first thing that comes to mind may be the fun of… Read more »

Choosing the Right Career Takes Work

career path

There is nothing more important in your search for your first full-time job than taking the time to really figure out what is the right career for you. You need to “take a pause” and give yourself some contemplation time to think through and catalog your likes and dislikes, your passions, and your strengths. The… Read more »

What Is Your College Student Doing This Summer?

Spring semester has come to a close. Your student has returned home and you are feeling good that he finished the semester strong. But within a few days, he has the couch completely mapped out, and is hitting a routine that is making you nuts, as you think of the money you are pouring into… Read more »