How to Answer “What Are Your Career Aspirations?” in an Interview

When you’re in a job interview, a question like “What are your career aspirations?” could catch you off guard. You likely prepared to answer common interview questions about your past experiences and whether you have the skills needed for the …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Student Success Story: Jasmine Oyewumi

I really enjoyed spending my spring semester taking on this internship experience. I am very appreciative of Urban Fellows for allowing me to get this great opportunity. For the most part, my internship consisted of being online and utilizing zoom. …

By Brookelyn Bush, M.Ed
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5 Ways to Immediately Improve your Resume

Your resume is your first opportunity to sell yourself to recruiters and hiring managers. It can also be your last opportunity if your resume is outdated or too thin. Here are five tips that will help you immediately update and beef …

By Andrew Fennell - Vault
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Your Street Address Doesn’t Belong on Your Resume Anymore—Here’s What Does

When you’re listing your contact information in the header of your resume, you may assume your street address is part of that. And for a long time you would’ve been right. But in our increasingly online world—when’s the last time …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Student Success Story: Catherine Landeros

First of all, I would like to say a huge THANK YOU. Mrs. Brookelyn was a tremendous help, making certain we knew what was expected and answering our questions to the best of her ability. As for my internship, I joined …
By Brookelyn Bush, M.Ed
Brookelyn Bush, M.Ed Assistant Director, Employer Relations Brookelyn Bush, M.Ed
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Your Guide to Organizational Skills on the Job—and During the Job Hunt

As someone who constantly balances two careers—that of a freelance writer and a life and success coach—I can’t emphasize enough how essential organizational skills are. Really essential. Organizational skills are the foundational skills that allow me to work efficiently, deliver …

By Jessica Estrada - The Muse
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8 Tips to Fight That Zoom Fatigue (Because All Those Video Meetings Are Exhausting)

If you’ve been working remotely for any amount of time, chances are you’ve experienced some kind of “Zoom fatigue.”

We probably don’t need to explain it to you, but just in case: The phrase Zoom fatigue refers to “an overall …

By Kate Bratskeir - The Muse
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Why Writing Skills Are Important for Every Job—and How to Improve Yours

Have you ever sent an email no one seemed to understand that ended up derailing the timeline for an entire project? Or written a report that you then had to explain verbally to everyone after they read it?

Even if …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Why Empathetic Listening Is Crucial for Your Career—and How to Do It Well

When it comes to improving communication in the workplace, you may have learned how to give better presentations, more clearly articulate your ideas, and even influence others through better pitches, decks, and speeches. But you might not have focused as …

By Ximena Vengoechea - The Muse
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10 Great Jobs for People With Biology Degrees—Because You Don’t Have to Be a Biologist

If you have a biology degree—or you’re about to get one—you may feel like there are only a few jobs that you’re suited for, and almost all of them require further schooling. But as a biology major, you’re qualified for …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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