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Make a College Internship Work For You

You have landed a college internship, a summer opportunity that will be over before you know it. The best thing about this job is that it will give you much needed experience and put you in a better position to launch your career after you finish college.

Personal Advice

Graduation: You Are Almost There!

Your college graduation is closing in with just one more test to take and then you are home free. When the last bit of your academic pursuit is behind you, you will have a bachelor’s degree in hand and you will be ready to take on the world.

Academics

Rising Senior: How to Prepare for College

As a high school student finishing up your junior year, you are just months away from completing your secondary education and are about ready to turn a new chapter in your life. That chapter may include beginning work, joining the military or attending college.

Education Tips

College: What if You’re Just Not Sure?

Not every high school is college bound and that is a given. However, out of those that think that they will be going to college, there may still be some hesitation.

Career Planning

I Can’t Find Work: Now What?!

With a degree in hand you’re ready to take on the world. Trouble is, the world is not supplying the job you thought was waiting for you. Instead, your chosen field has dried up and the only job openings will come about when someone retires or new positions are created.

Study Tips

Time Management: Homework and Employment

It is almost a given that if you’re a college student, you’ll be working too. Probably not full-time, maybe part-time, but most certainly at least some of the time. If you’re fortunate, your employer doesn’t require much of your time during the week, with the weekends when you’re putting in your most work time.

Career Planning

Career Choice: Statisticians

If you enjoy parsing data, then pursuing a career as a statistician might be to your liking. Your strong interest in math or statistical theory can lead to a position where you collect, organize, and interpret numerical data, summarizing your findings into information that people find usable as well as useful.

Career Planning

12 Career Tips for College Students

College provides plenty of knowledge, access to the brightest minds in academia, and contact with people that can last a lifetime. One area where it is weak is in career preparation, especially how to practically apply what you learn.

Career Planning

Career Choice: Vision Rehabilitation Therapists

Individuals with sight problems face many challenges with even the simplest daily tasks difficult to accomplish. Aiding them in this endeavor are vision rehabilitation therapists, individuals who train patients to manage their homes, communicate, and use a computer.

Career Planning

Finding Work Months After College Graduation

It is a fact that college graduates are finding it difficult to launch their careers. Despite officially lower unemployment numbers, record numbers of Americans are not in the workforce. Moreover, job growth is weak with the best growth occurring in the service sector.

Career Planning

Career Choice: Critical Care Nurses

Nurses may specialize in different medical areas including critical care. Critical care nurses are licensed professional nurses who are tasked with helping individuals with life-threatening problems.

Personal Advice

7 Timely Tips for College Seniors

College seniors have much to consider over the next several months as they wind down their collegiate years. Soon, you’ll be walking up on the stage, receiving your degree, and turning your tassel.