The beautiful weather has finally arrived, and summer is right around the corner. Whether you are taking classes, working at a job in your hometown, interning someplace new, traveling, or enjoying some much needed relaxation, summer is a great time to make progress in your career development. Below are five easy tips to help break down the sometimes scary world of career exploration into realistic, … Continue reading 5 Ways to Make Career Progress This Summer
“The currency of real networking is not greed but generosity” Keith Ferrazzi Game planning: It’s what you do before you hit the field (or court, ice, etc). Academic planning: It’s what you do before you log in for course selection. Now, what should you do when it comes to career planning? For many, it’s a safe pick to say that strategically mapping your network can … Continue reading Ready, Set, Map Your Network (With Purpose)!
“The school year is almost over and I still don’t know what I want to do with my life” Are you currently in this predicament? If so, you are not alone. Rather than delay it any longer, here are some small steps you can do right now if you have not started your career search yet. If you are a senior and you are unsure … Continue reading Tips For Those Who Have Not Begun Their Career Search Going into the Summer
It’s now officially April and we know many students are searching for their post-graduate job or summer internship. There is still plenty of time to meet your goals if you take the appropriate action steps now. And look no further for some helpful advice and resources you can use you to get you to the finish line (i.e. post-graduate or summer employment). Network, network, network. … Continue reading Searching for Jobs/Internships? Here Are 4 Resources to Get You to the Finish Line
What can you do with a History major? An English major? A…Theology major?! According to some, not much. As a History major, I certainly felt that way. When I was an undergrad at BC, I attempted to make light of my existential crisis about my major in a cartoon in The Heights: We oftentimes think that, because we’re majoring in a humanities discipline—English, Philosophy, History, … Continue reading What Can’t You Do With A Humanities Major?
With course registration coming up, many BC students are not only stressed about getting the courses they want, but also making sure they are choosing the right ones. It’s the classes we are taking now that will prepare us for the future. BC offers a wide array of courses so sometimes it can be hard to narrow down what you should take. In order to … Continue reading 4 Courses That Can Help With Your Career Development
Four years ago, I stepped onto BC’s campus for the first time. I was a pre-med major who planned on becoming a doctor of some sort. I had absolutely no idea how much was going to change over the next four years. Or how much I was going to learn about myself and my future. Or how much patience and determination it would take. Sound … Continue reading The Key Ingredients In Your Career Search: Patience, Resilience and Open-Mindedness