The Career Connections Center strives to serve students, an increasingly diverse and competitive job market. Career Connections wants to help students maximize their college experience to create a unique combination of education, experience and skills for success in the ever-changing world of work.  We strongly encourage all students to connect with their Career Consultant to define and refine their career goals. From choosing a major to getting career-related experience, to creating a job search or graduate school plan, a Career Consultant can guide students every step of the way.

  • Attend a workshop or employer connection event to get started on developing career readiness. Check out our calendar of events

Career Connections works in collaboration with Academic Advising. While we can help students decide what major best suits their interests and skills, students need to meet with an Academic Advisor to declare or change their major.

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When you’re in the middle of a job interview, a question like “What are your salary expectations?” can make you panic. You don’t want to say something too high and price yourself out of a job you want or need, …

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Say My Name | Why Pronouncing Names Correctly is Important

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Most people would agree that names matter. At the most basic level, they serve as important identifiers. We introduce ourselves with them. Sometimes, we even choose new ones because they are more aligned with our identities.

Given their elemental importance, …

By Yejin Lee - Idealist Careers
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Become a LinkedIn Learning Champion!

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As many of you know, we love us some LinkedIn Learning. It’s a fantastic tool that I think students can really benefit from. However, there’s a whole other article for that. I’m here today to instead speak to you about …

By Rohit Prasad
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Dear Career Consultant: What is Work-study??

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Dear Career Consultant…

I was searching for an on-campus job on Handshake when I came across some postings that said “work-study only.” I was wondering what the difference was between this and regular on-campus jobs. Can I apply to work-study …

By Bryana Ortiz, M. Ed. LPC-Intern
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Demystifying Employment Basics: Offer Letters, Relocation, ‘At-Will’ Employment

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Securing a job is daunting enough, and in a global pandemic, it can be downright painful.  Unemployment is at one of the highest levels many of us have ever experienced, the stock market is a rollercoaster, and every day, the …

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