Travelers EDGE: Professional Development Institute Recap

In early January our Travelers EDGE cohort took an annual trip to Hartford, Connecticut for Professional Development Institute (PDI). Travelers EDGE is funded by Travelers Insurance, with the goals to 1) increase the pipeline of underrepresented students to college, 2) …

By Ma Xiong-Nguyen
Ma Xiong-Nguyen Career Services Program Manager
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Welcome New Travelers EDGE Scholars!

Welcome to the 2023-24 academic year! We are excited to welcome our new Scholars to the EDGE family at Augsburg University. We kicked off with New Scholar Onboarding to help the Scholars build community, comradery among each other, learn more …

By Ma Xiong-Nguyen
Ma Xiong-Nguyen Career Services Program Manager
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Travelers EDGE Internship Presentations

Travelers EDGE Scholars wrapped up their 8 weeks internship at Travelers with final presentations. Six Augsburg University Scholars, pictured above, shared their experience working in various sectors such as: corporate tax, middle market field, retail marketing and more. In their …

By Ma Xiong-Nguyen
Ma Xiong-Nguyen Career Services Program Manager
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The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Job Search: A Quick Guide for Career Advisors

In the ever-evolving landscape of job searching, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has emerged as a transformative force, reshaping the way recruitment processes function. For career service professionals, understanding and navigating this AI-driven job market is essential to help students and alumni …

By CareerShift
Job hunting & career management solutions
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‘What Is My Passion?’ Quiz: A No-Stress Way to Learn What to Do in Life

We’ve all heard that if we love what we do, we won’t feel like we’ve worked a day in our lives. But how can you figure out what career you might love if you don’t know your passion? If you’re …

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‘Gen Z Has No Work Ethic’ and 5 Other Gen Z Stereotypes We Need to Break

Lazy. Money-obsessed. Laptops closed at 5 p.m.

There are tons of stereotypes about Gen Z in the workplace, about everything from the lackluster Gen Z work ethic to Gen Z’s tech obsession. Why does Gen Z not want to work? …

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How to Recognize & Conquer Unconscious Bias

Everyone has some form of implicit or unconscious bias; we absorb received notions about race, class, gender, ability, ethnicity, and sexuality from a very young age. Implicit bias shows up in deep-down prejudices and stereotypical assumptions we don’t know we …

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10 Perfect Jobs for History Majors (That Aren’t Historian or Professor)

If you have an undergraduate degree in history, you might be surprised to discover just how many other professionals do too. Although the number of history majors is declining every year, more than a million people currently in the workforce

By The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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How can a Liberal Arts degree make you a great employee?

by Rachel Ashley, Assistant Director of Communications, IWU-National and Global

Years ago, when I was making decisions about my college degree program, people were actively debating the value and purpose of a liberal arts degree. That conversation has since faded …

By Rachel Ashley
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College leaders refocus attention on their students’ top priortiy: Jobs after graduation

by JON MARCUS November 24, 2023

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Friday mornings on a university campus are usually quiet times. Savvy students plan their schedules to avoid Friday classes, getting a head start on their weekends.

But at Brown University’s Center for …

By Jon Marcus
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McPherson Links Campus Jobs to Career Readiness Competencies

October 6, 2023 | By Kevin Gray

Between 80% and 85% of McPherson College’s student body is working at any given point in the year, which includes both the academic year and breaks.

“While we are educating them academically and they …

By Kevin Gray
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Want to Fix Tech’s Gender Gap? Start by Listening to These Women

In 2018, Amazon scrapped its in-house applicant tracking system because of one major flaw: it didn’t like resumes containing the word “women,” so if an applicant listed “mentoring women entrepreneurs” as one of their achievements, they were out of luck. …

By Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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[Infographic] The best job interview questions to ask employers

 

Dear Matt: Do you have any interview tips? I always read about how important it is for recent college grads to ask the right interview questions during a job interview, but, I never know what job interview questions to …

By College Recruiter
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