What Can Career Connections Do For You? 

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Dear Career Consultant…

What are the benefits of utilizing Career Connections?  –A curious student

Dear curious student…

Glad you asked! We can help you with many aspects of your career development journey. Here are a few!

Not sure where you …

By Bryana Ortiz
Bryana Ortiz Career Consultant, Houston Campus Bryana Ortiz
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Why You Should Show Off Your Awards on Your Resume (and the Right Way to Do It)

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When you’re writing your resume, it’s all about standing out from the pack. Sure, you have the experience and skills you need for the job, but so do many other applicants. How do you really hammer home that you’re the …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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New Year’s Resolutions for Your Career in 2021

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I don’t know about you, but I am certainly raising a glass to 2020 being over. This past year has brought tremendous change for so many of us—including when it comes to our careers. From layoffs and furloughs to paycuts and …

By Mary Kate Sheridan - Vault
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A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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What to Do With a Psychology Major: 8 Jobs You Should Consider

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If you already have or are thinking about pursuing a degree in psychology, you’re not alone. According to the American Psychological Association’s Center for Workforce Studies, about 3.5 million people in the United States held a bachelor’s degree in psychology …

By Deanna deBara - The Muse
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9 Ways to Keep Growing in Your Career During COVID-19

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The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed nearly every aspect of our lives, including work. Millions have been laid off due to the economic downturn, and many companies have had to tighten their budgets in other areas, freezing pay, promotions, and hiring, …

By Meredith Galante - The Muse
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6 Lessons from the Formidable RBG

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (widely known simply by her initials, “RBG”) passed away in September, at the age of 87. As a champion for gender equality, as well as a respectful “dissenter” of court opinions with which …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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All Your Questions About Soft Skills and Work—Answered!

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You’re searching through a job board, scanning postings for positions that might be right for you, and in the requirements section you see: “strong communication skills” or “team player” or “skilled multitasker.” Do your eyes just jump over these? Or …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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8 Tips to Survive Graduating Into a Recession, From People Who’ve Been There

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If I could change one thing about my career, it would be my timing. I graduated from college in 2009 and entered the workforce at the height of the 2008-2009 recession, the largest economic upheaval since the Great Depression. That …

By Ilana (Plen) Gordon - The Muse
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6 Ways to Build Up Your Resume When You Can’t Afford to Do an Unpaid Internship

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As you start thinking about life after college, you may hear that internships are the most important stepping stones to your first job. And they are often the simplest and most traditional way to build up your resume so you …

By Tiffany Waddell Tate - The Muse
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“Thanks” Giving: Writing Thank You Notes After An Interview

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Woo hoo! You finished that interview you were stressing over for weeks. You are feeling good, but are wondering if you should send a thank you email or note…

YES. SEND THE THANK YOU.

It is such good practice to …

By Bryana Ortiz
Bryana Ortiz Career Consultant, Houston Campus Bryana Ortiz
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