If you’re like me, up until Duke, the word, networking, invoked mental images of electricity circuits more than anything else. Even once I got to Duke, it just wasn’t in my nature to take the sort of career-oriented steps that networking requires.
The Career Center wants you to be prepared and empowered for an offer discussion. Whether you’re in an internship now and seeking a return offer or gearing up for fall recruiting, the steps below will help you advocate for yourself in the process when it’s time for an offer conversation.
Anthestreria is coming soon! While it may sound sinister, Anthestreria refers back to a festival in ancient Greece celebrated by teens, as well as their parents. The festival was dedicated to Dionysus, the god of wine, and for three days there would be dancing, singing, wine drinking and individuals adorned with flowers. In essence, the original spring break.
Recently, 2015 computer science alumnus YJ Yang spoke to a crowd of students on coding interview strategies as part of the Fannie Mitchell Expert in Residence Program.
CHALLENGE: Lack of understanding the U.S. job search.
Senior year can be an overwhelming time. All of a sudden you have to focus on more than academics - you also have to begin thinking about the big, bad future. Your career. Your job. Your life. Luckily, Our Career Center offers the services you need to make the process a bit easier. The trick is knowing how to use them. Looking back on my senior year, I now recognize what tools are most helpful for a senior on the job prowl.
Graduating students will soon take their first steps down career paths that may take unforeseen directions. In his 30 years as a college career counselor, William Wright-Swadel has picked up some wisdom about the road ahead for soon-to-be graduates, which he shared in a live "Office Hours" webcast interview on Friday, April 5.