20 Jan

Welcome Back, Students! Career Services is Here for You!

2021-01-20T15:25:00-05:00January 20th, 2021|General|

by Alicia Smyth We know that many of you are feeling anxious about how the pandemic and current state of the economy may affect your future job prospects, internships, and ability to interact with employers as we go into the spring semester. Now more than ever, it is critical for you to take advantage of [...]

30 Nov

How to Stand Out in a Virtual Environment

2020-12-03T09:25:04-05:00November 30th, 2020|General|

By: Valerie Mandel As our world continues to operate virtually these days, it is important to stand out among the other applicants. Preparing for a virtual interview or virtual networking opportunity is similar to preparing for an in-person event/interview. Here are some tips to remember: Dress Professionally: You can never make a first impression twice, so [...]

16 Nov

Federal Opportunities

2020-11-05T11:43:47-05:00November 16th, 2020|General|

By: Ryan Mazon In my work I am honored to serve many students and alumni interested in applying for federal opportunities. The first task I encourage my advisees to take part in is weighing out the pros and cons of working for federal vs. state entities, government vs. private/public establishments, and more. This is paramount [...]

02 Nov

Learn more about LinkedIn: Building your profile, brand and more

2020-10-26T14:46:44-05:00November 2nd, 2020|General|

By: Tommey Liang LinkedIn is the most popular professional networking site to date, boasting 706 million total users, 310 active monthly individuals, including more than 171 million from the US, according to Omnicore Agency as of Oct. 2020. In addition there are 100 million job applications on the platform every month. It is more important [...]

19 Oct

Helpful Information When Considering Graduate School

2020-10-14T12:46:21-05:00October 19th, 2020|General|

By: Sandi Ohman, ERAU  Career Services, and Flavia Carriera, ERAU Graduate Enrollment Pursuing a graduate degree is a goal for many college graduates, whether directly after completing an undergraduate degree, or after working for a while.   A graduate degree can help to take a career to the next level by gaining specialized education.  In a [...]

05 Oct

Career Exploration Part 2: Career Assessments

2020-10-02T15:49:55-05:00October 5th, 2020|General|

By: Erin Minta In Part 1, Career Exploration: The World of Work I reviewed resources for researching the world of work so as to assist students and job seekers in understanding industries, occupations, and jobs. Tools housed within those resources allow users to research occupational titles and job descriptions and to compare how these are [...]

21 Sep

Career Exploration – Part 1: The World of Work

2020-09-15T10:33:08-05:00September 21st, 2020|General|

By: Erin Minta How do you choose an academic major when working at the jobs it leads to on a day-to-day basis is unknown to you? How do you make a decision about a career when industries and the demand for skills change seemingly every 10 years? Students at Embry-Riddle often begin their freshman year [...]