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Career Exploration

After meeting with several students over the last few years about the same things, I’ve determined that “freaking out” about their career-related future is a completely normal experience (seems to be worst for sophomores and seniors). “I don’t know if I chose the right major.” “Should I switch majors?” “How do I know what I’m […]

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Smart Networking

Networking is essential for career success. Yet, there are right and wrong ways to do it. For example, it’s critical to find mentors who are willing to help you, but if you monopolize the time of someone you just met, act like a know it all, ask them questions that are too broad or that […]

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What’s YOUR Plan?

Are you planning for tomorrow? Next week? Next semester? Next Year? All are vital to your career. No plan = no productivity = no job. Begin by thinking about your long-term goals and then, the shorter-term goals. Then, plan out the weekly, daily, and monthly activities that help you to reach your goals. Below is a […]

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Start Planning for Grad School

If you are a junior or senior, you have probably started thinking about whether or not you want to go to graduate school or what programs you may want to apply to. If you are just beginning your undergraduate studies, graduate school may not be on your mind at all yet being proactive NOW will […]

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Tips on How to Network from Berkeley

The Berkeley Career Services Center offers a few good tips for successfully networking. My personal favorites are those that discuss how and why you should consistently keep in contact with your mentors (as opposed to only contacting them when you need them or out of desperation).  A true mentor relationship, or one you will get […]

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What is a Mentor and How do I Find One?

Most of us have heard of the importance of mentoring. However, do we really know what that means? I know I really struggled with the concept of mentoring when I was a student. The whole idea was intimidating to me. A mentor is someone that guides or advises on a regular basis. A mentor is […]

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Networking as a Student

Many students graduate and cannot get a job or find opportunities in their field. Networking plays an essential role in this. To network is to exchange ideas, interests, or desires with another person. In the professional arena, networking can mean making a connection to a professional or establishing a mentor in your field of interest.  Work […]

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