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D13_9876Colby CareerLink

In CareerLink you’ll be able to check our calendar for employment/graduate school information meetings and career skill workshops.
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D13_9957Professional Pathways Experience & Planning (PPEP)

Four-year, sequential program that includes workshops, career counseling, internships and job shadowing experience.
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News, Updates and Advice from the Career Center

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  • latest Managing Your Job or Internship Search - There are three important tenant to an effort, generally speaking. The Idea, The Marketing, and Management. Perhaps you’ve already crafted a good idea or vision of what you want in an internship or career. If you haven’t, the Career Center is available to help you create one. The idea is essential, as it gives you...
  • ComputerKeyboard Why Tech Companies Like Liberal Arts Students/Graduates - “Many tech CEOs still believe employees trained in the liberal arts add value to their companies”, according to an article in Fast Company. Why? Because you, liberal arts majors, acquire a diverse and interdisciplinary academic training, which hones your creativity and critical thinking skills–both are vital to an organization’s success. In addition, in an industry...
  • business-fashion-women Professional Fashion Advice - We form a first impression with those we meet before we even get a chance to speak. It is human nature. Despite the well known saying advising us otherwise, we judge a book by its cover. Hopefully, most of us know to dig a little deeper, but that very first impression is based pretty much...
  • Intern_Image_FlipFlops Tips & Advice for the Employer Advisory Board - The Career Center’s Employer Advisory Board consists of alumni professionals at various stages of their careers and from a variety of industries. During a recent call, Board members offered these “tips” to current students about internship and job searches, networking, and workplace etiquette. This is advice based on what each wishes he or she did...
  • summer Reflecting on Summer Experiences - Yes, that’s right summer is official over with the close of Labor Day and the beginning of fall semester. Many of you have recently wrapped up a summer job – perhaps as a camp counselor, lifeguard, wait staff or nanny. How quickly the memory of these experiences will fade when you get your course schedule...
  • Jobs_Blog When Should Graduating Seniors Apply for Jobs? - As a career advisor that works closely with seniors on their job searches, I often get the question, “When do I start my job search?” The frustrating answer is that, honestly, “It depends” on your career field or industry of interest. Gaining full-time, post-graduate employment takes time (typically 6-12 months from preparation, to application, to...
  • static-squarespace-say-anything-is-shot-down-after-cameron-crowe-s-backlash-jpeg-148940 Say Anything: How to Perfect Your Communication Skills On Campus Everyday - The job search requires you to be a precise writer, a good public speaker or presenter, and a salesperson no matter what kind of job, internship, or program you apply to. If you want someone to say yes, you need to know how to tell them why. With the start of a new school year,...

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