Will strong extracurricular activity experience compensate for lower grades or lack of work experience?
Hi there! GPA requirements are truly a case by case requirement. Almost always, if there is a specific number that has to be hit, it will be there in black and white in the job description. …View all answers »
Are particular types of study abroad programs more compelling resume items than others (i.e. varying lengths of stay, language immersion, community involvement while there)?
Hi there! Study abroad experiences can be a truly amazing part of your educational journey. You listed some good things in your question, but maybe another way to think about it is how does the experience…View all answers »
I’m having trouble finding a job in my field of study, but I see job listings at restaurants and part-time retail positions quite often. Should I just take anything that’s available even if it has nothing to do with my industry of choice?
It’s really up to you. If you do take a job that is not in your industry of choice, it does not mean you should stop looking. Many companies do not like to see big gaps in work experience, taking a job…View all answers »
How do I effectively demonstrate to my employer that I would like to be promoted?
There are many ways to approach your manager about a promotion/raise. You need to be prepared with evidence of your outstanding work, and additional duties you carry outside of your typical requirements, and…View all answers »
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