Category - Careers and Outcomes

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How the Career Center Supports Students
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Campus Jobs: An Extracurricular Opportunity
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Career Conferences: The Best Professional Development Opportunity Offered by Rochester
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The Life of Being a “Working Girl” On Campus
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What I Gained By Having an Internship During the Semester
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Navigating Student Employment
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A Summer Internship at a Museum
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Choosing Your Career
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How to Land a Summer Internship
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How to Survive the First Month at a New Internship

How the Career Center Supports Students

by Jonathan Scott, Class of 2017 The University of Rochester has great resources for career advancement. The Gwen M. Greene Career & Internship Center offers many resources designed to get students connected with employers; the Handshake portal in particular is an online resource that creates a network of efficient communication between college students and employers. From[…]

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Campus Jobs: An Extracurricular Opportunity

When relatives or friends from home ask about the highlights of my college experience, they’re often surprised when I mention my various jobs in addition to academics or friendships. As it happens, my experiences with student employment have genuinely been a highlight for me the past two-and-a-half years. My jobs during college have been some[…]

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Career Conferences: The Best Professional Development Opportunity Offered by Rochester

In high school, many seniors have a relatively straightforward post-graduation plan: go to college. Unlike high school seniors, seniors in college face a muddier choice: Should I pursue graduate schools or dive into the job market right away? As a college senior, I have been very curious (and a little stressed) about figuring out my post-graduation[…]

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The Life of Being a “Working Girl” On Campus

When the topic of college life comes up during a conversation, people tend to share memories of the classes they took, the clubs they were in, or the people they met during their college life. The topic of on-campus jobs rarely surfaces during the conversation. However, my working experiences through various campus jobs I’ve taken are[…]

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What I Gained By Having an Internship During the Semester

After spending several weeks at home for winter break reflecting on my fall semester, I’ve come to the conclusion that the past semester was one punctuated by surprises. From forming deep friendships with previous acquaintances to declaring my majors (truly a feat, if you consider how undecided I was less than a year ago), I surprised[…]

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Navigating Student Employment

  Welcome back to campus, everyone! With the start of the school year, the nice paychecks from your awesome summer job aren’t coming in anymore. What now, you ask? Look no further! The University’s student employment opportunities are here to help. Whether serving a double latte at Starbucks, setting up sound equipment for a show[…]

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A Summer Internship at a Museum

This summer, I was lucky enough to have an opportunity to intern at one of the most famous architectural museums in Chicago—the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust. Just to explain about the Trust a little bit, Frank Lloyd Wright was a famous architect in the 1900s who was known for designing distinctly unique looking houses, mostly[…]

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Choosing Your Career

Choosing your major is exciting. There’s something special about setting the course for the next two, three, four, or fifty years of your life. But are we really ever setting a course? With the multitudinous skills, interests, and passions that we bring to the table in college, it’s difficult to think of our career as[…]

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How to Land a Summer Internship

As a college student, it is important to gain real-world experiences outside of school. Summer is the best time to gain such experience through volunteering or internships. For most students, internships can seem intimidating (at least it was for me). I’m here to talk about how to land a summer internship from the beginning to[…]

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How to Survive the First Month at a New Internship

Hello! It’s been a long time since I’ve written. Rochester is a land of opportunities, and it has certainly kept me busy. Besides double majoring at UR, working at a local nonprofit, and freelance writing in local newspapers and magazines, I’ve recently started a new internship. Internships can be strange, at first. You’re underdeveloped in[…]

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