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Asked by Krystin on March 8, 2018

How do I prepare my resume for future job opportunities in a different field of expertise when I have been employed at my current job for 11 years? 

ADM have responded.

Try to gain as much non-work related experience as possible that you can add to your resume. For example, if you want to work for a veterinarian, but you currently work in retail-- start volunteering at a pet…

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Asked by Santiago on February 19, 2018

I would like to become a teacher or a graduate school professor. What's the best track to achieve this? Do I need to go back to school for a masters degree, or should I grow and gain experience at an educational company?

Merck & Co. have responded.

This could be a great question for your college / university Career Services office. Most universities would require you to obtain a PhD or a doctorate degree in the field that you would like to teach, especially…

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Asked by Tanya on March 3, 2018

My religious beliefs required me to do a couple years of service before college, and this delayed my graduation. Is this something I should explain to an employer or is my age at graduation irrelevant?

ADM, Cardinal Health have responded.

Your age at graduation is irrelevant.  What matters is what skills and experience you bring to the table.  Many people come into college at different points in their life whether the delay…

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Asked by cassandra on March 5, 2018

Are one-year internships required for every bachelors degree, or does this depend on the school? Aside from internships, what are other ways to gain practical experience in my field?

ADM, Textron have responded.

There are many internships that are offered during the summer break and some are offered during the school year part time.  We do not require new college hires to have had an internship. …

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Asked by Tanya on March 2, 2018

What are some non-traditional jobs I could consider with an IT degree?

Tenneco have responded.

Hello and thanks for your question. 
In all fairness I have minimimal experience with IT jobs.  I can tell you that having worked in careers services while in college I learned that many Universities…

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