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How to Make the Most of Your College’s Career Services

Leaving education to enter the working world can be a real culture shock! Navigating the job market independently, with little employment experience is no easy task. But you can make it much easier for yourself by planning ahead while you're still a student. College career services are available to all students and provide free expert guidance to help you in planning your future. You can access many career building opportunities through their resources, like graduate focused job fairs, career assessments and employers actively recruiting from your college. Make sure you are tapping into all your college offers.

Why College Students with Disabilities Are Not Getting Needed Career Services

Why is the employment rate for students with disabilities lagging so far behind that of students without? While there is no quick fix to this dilemma, there are institutionalized obstacles that should be addressed within college and university career centers, disability services and employer relations. Here are some practical changes that could potentially have a real impact on employment rates for students with disabilities.

6 Job Search Tips for Recent College Graduates

Graduating from college is a huge milestone. After the years of working to make it to this point, many graduates assume they will, in turn, be rewarded with a great job.

Finding a job is a difficult task, especially for recent graduates with little experience and in a competitive job market where older employees are working longer and leaving fewer job openings.

Your Goal is in Sight - Use Your Current Job to Gain Experience for Your Next One

Setting career goals is an important step in having a successful career. When navigating the job market, you should have a direction in mind and an idea of what you need to accomplish in order to get there.

Don’t Lose Your Edge During Your Job Search

In today's job market, more and more people are finding themselves unemployed for extended periods of time. Instead of being out of work for a month or two, many find themselves out of work for a year or more.

Personal Branding Tip for College Students: Find Your Uniqueness

Last spring, Josh had just graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.S. in English literature. Deaf since birth, he had visions of following in his mother’s footsteps. She was a high school English teacher.

The Value of Volunteer Experience

Volunteering is one form of service that is sure to yield many benefits. Not only is it a great way to give back to the community, but it is also valuable to the volunteer. Volunteers are rewarded for their time and service in many ways

How to Gain the Most from Your First Internship

Internships can be your key to getting you first “real” job after college. Here are some tips for making the most of your first internship while you’re still in school.