Tag: resume

What NOT to Do at a Career Fair

What NOT to Do at a Career Fair

Cat Mattis—Brockport hosted a Career and Internship Fair at the beginning of the month. I attended in search of a summer internship, and I KILLED IT, if I do say so myself. Well, I do admit, I had areas where I could have improved, but I realize what I did wrong, so I hope to … Continue reading What NOT to Do at a Career Fair

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

Alumni Spotlight: Jim Mignano

Alumni Spotlight We've asked some of our Winging It alumni to let us know what they're up to these days. Here, Jim Mignano '13 talks about how his Brockport blogging experience helped prepare him for his current work with communications agency Text100, as well as other professional development. Watch for more of these features in … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Jim Mignano

Resumes and applications and interviews! Oh, my!

Resumes and applications and interviews! Oh, my!

Missy Fischer—With only a mere 45 days left until my college graduation, I have really had to put some time and effort into getting ready for life after college. In the past month I have put some serious effort into my resume and finally completed that, applied to my first “big girl job”, and also … Continue reading Resumes and applications and interviews! Oh, my!

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