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Asked by Yana on November 20, 2018

I am currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in technical management with a concentration in accounting. Although I was invited to an unpaid accounting internship at Mount Vernon recently, I decided to learn more about accounting first before pursuing this offer. I have about half a year of past work experience in marketing. Would this internship be helpful as I pursue a job in accounting in January 2020?

HPE, Textron have responded.

If the internship is aligned to the field of work you are pursuing or thinking about pursuing it’s a good idea. At the very least, it will help you decide if you don’t want to be in that field or…

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Asked by Amanda on June 24, 2018

If you know someone that used to work for a company, but did not use them as a reference, is it appropriate to mention them in an interview?

AT&T, ADM, Cardinal Health have responded.

I always like to take stock of the who, what, when, where, why of an issue.  That seems like a pretty sound method to use in this case too.  Who is the person you want to mention, but didn't choose…

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Asked by Nathalie on May 4, 2018

I am applying for part time jobs and had a bunch of interviews this week. I had 2 interviews yesterday and this morning one already offered me the position. However, I like the other job that I applied for, a little more. The other job told me that they will let me know by next week. What do I do? I don't want to burn any bridges as I need a job.

Textron, Avery Dennison have responded.

Having multiple options can be tricky. Typically, companies will give you a little time to decide whether to accept the offer. If you were asked to answer in the next day or two you could ask the company to…

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Asked by Kristin on October 7, 2018

When beginning to interview, what is the most important type of experience to be able to discuss when interviewing for a marketing position?

Daikin Applied, Textron have responded.

Thank you for reaching out!  When starting to interview it is important to discuss relevant experience.  In a perfect world, it would be an internship or career shadow experience.  A close second…

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Asked by Tanya on March 13, 2018

How involved are parents typically in the job search process? Will it hurt my chances of getting hired if a recruiter sees that my parents are very involved in helping me get a job?

AT&T, Pitney Bowes have responded.

Hi there!  I'm sure your parents are very excited for you to get a job!

Here's the thing though, they are not going to go to that interview with you, they are not coming to work with you, they…

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