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07 Sep

The Value of Mentorship

2020-09-06T19:40:12-05:00September 7th, 2020|Job Search Advice, Workplace Advice|

by Alicia Smyth "A mentor is someone who helps you to see the hope inside yourself." - Oprah Winfrey Last week, I co-hosted a virtual coffee chat with two students who had participated in the Boeing Career Mentor Program this summer. We discussed what a mentor is, how you find one, ways to make the [...]

24 Aug

Career Services Is Here to Support You Through the Fall (and Beyond)

2020-08-23T20:44:49-05:00August 24th, 2020|Announcements, General|

by Kevin Hewerdine, Arnold James, and Alicia Smyth A lot has changed since we last saw you in person. We know you may be feeling anxious about how this global pandemic affects your future job prospects, internships, and ability to interact with employers during the 2020-2021 school year. Rest assured, Career Services has been working [...]

23 Sep

Alumni Spotlight: Stephen Boyce

2019-05-03T17:31:19-05:00September 23rd, 2019|Alumni Spotlight Series|

Stephen Boyce graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona Beach, Florida campus in 2011. Selected to the ERAU Honors Program, Stephen received his Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics with a minor in Mathematics. Registered as a Professional Engineer in his home country of Canada, he currently works as the Artificial Lift Account Manager for Schlumberger, [...]

01 Jul

The Importance of Strong Communication Skills

2019-06-25T13:52:53-05:00July 1st, 2019|Career Readiness Competencies|

by Laura Polk, Assistant Director, Career Services & Corporate Relations, Prescott Campus “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” -George Bernard Shaw Strong communication is one of the most important skills employers are looking for in entry-level employees. According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), [...]

24 Jun

Critical Thinking as a Career Readiness Competency

2019-06-03T10:06:00-05:00June 24th, 2019|Career Readiness Competencies|

by Christie Miller Why is critical thinking important? Embry-Riddle is known as the best aviation and aerospace university in the world because of its mission to teach the science, practice and business of aviation and aerospace, preparing students for productive careers and leadership roles in business, government agencies and the military.  In order to be [...]

03 Jun

The Value of the Global and Multicultural Fluency Competency

2019-06-03T09:53:48-05:00June 3rd, 2019|Career Readiness Competencies|

by Tommey Liang, Program Manager, Daytona Beach Campus According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), the global/multicultural fluency competency denotes: “Value, respect, and learn from diverse cultures, races, ages, genders, sexual orientations, and religions. The individual demonstrates openness, inclusiveness, sensitivity, and the ability to interact respectfully with all people and understand individual’s [...]