Tag: careers

Un-Blurring the Line: School to Real Life

Un-Blurring the Line: School to Real Life

Kayla Green—As seniors in high school, we are expected to apply to colleges, pick one to attend, and, arguably hardest of all, choose a major or field of study to pursue while we are there, leading to the career that we will spend our lives doing. No pressure, right? Wrong. I remember being extremely overwhelmed … Continue reading Un-Blurring the Line: School to Real Life

Networking!? A Simple How-To.

Networking!? A Simple How-To.

Alex Bill—There are a variety of skills that one is expected to gather whilst studying four years at college, but yet it tends to be the soft skills that most people find so daunting. While you may have the degree, the intelligence and the exhaustive list of extracurricular activities, often times the difference in scoring a … Continue reading Networking!? A Simple How-To.

5 Ways to Step Up Your Professionalism

5 Ways to Step Up Your Professionalism

Alex Bill—With the hustle and bustle of college, we all tend to forget the reason we are off studying and opening our brains to so much knowledge in the first place. Regardless of your field of study, there is one goal in mind for all college students: finding your CAREER! Today I am going to give you some … Continue reading 5 Ways to Step Up Your Professionalism

7 Things They Don’t Tell You About Senior Year

7 Things They Don’t Tell You About Senior Year

Missy Fischer— It comes quicker than you think I suppose people do tell you this; that as time goes on, time seems to go quicker. But I feel like it was just a month ago that I was starting my second semester of freshman year. The fact that I am now one month into my … Continue reading 7 Things They Don’t Tell You About Senior Year

Prepping for the Jobs and Internships Fair

Prepping for the Jobs and Internships Fair

Spencer Linsner—Hey Guys! It's that time of year again! No, not Easter! The annual Jobs and Internships Fair at Brockport! This year's fair is going to be the biggest one yet, with around 120 employers looking for Brockport students to join their ranks. I plan on being there to look for internship opportunities, and if … Continue reading Prepping for the Jobs and Internships Fair

The Journey of Choosing my Major

The Journey of Choosing my Major

Missy Fischer—Choosing a major always seems to be a subject that causes a lot of college students stress and anxiety.  I know for me I had a lot of anxiety about not having my major established by the time I was a senior in high school.  I felt like everyone else knew exactly what they were … Continue reading The Journey of Choosing my Major

The New Rules of the Job Search: Creating a Persona on the Web

Jim Mignano, alumnus—One of my favorite authors, David Meerman Scott, recently published a video interview on his blog, in which he provides his best advice for university students. There are going to be tons of applicants for the jobs you apply for after college. Some of them are going to be smarter than you, come … Continue reading The New Rules of the Job Search: Creating a Persona on the Web