SHU Internship Spotlight: Stephanie Castagliuolo

Name: Stephanie Castagliuolo
Year: Senior
Major: Molecular and Cellular Biology Major (chem/honors minor)
Company: Foundation Medicine
Found the position: In a conversation with a stranger!
Quote: “My internship at Foundation Medicine helped me develop my skills and gain the experience …

By Mike Twerago
Mike Twerago Director of Operations, Data & Recruitment Mike Twerago
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SHU Internship Spotlights: Juliette Ochoa

Name: Juliette Ochoa

Year: Freshman

Major: Political Science

Company: Connecticut State Capitol

Found the position: Family Friend, via own research/initiative

Quote: “Being an intern at the Connecticut State Capitol taught me how to network and strengthen my writing. More importantly, …

By Mike Twerago
Mike Twerago Director of Operations, Data & Recruitment Mike Twerago
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SHU Internship Spotlights: Cody O’Brien

Name: Cody O’Brien
Year: Senior
Major: Finance
Company: Terex
Found the position: School-wide career Fair, WCOB prepared him well
Quote: “Interning in Treasury was invaluable exposure at a multinational corporation. I am grateful to apply my leadership, technical, and communication …

By Keith Hassell
Keith Hassell Executive Director Keith Hassell
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Idealist Careers Try This Challenge #2 | Where Can You Grow?

How did Challenge #1 go? Were you able to detail five professional successes from 2019? Did you recall a success you had perhaps forgotten about? Be sure to keep us posted on your “aha moments” (or your “I’m-totally-and-completely-stumped moments”) by …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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Should You Get an MBA?

Over the last decade, a new trend has been emerging at business schools around the world: more impact-focused degrees that apply business-world solutions to cultural, environmental, or social problems traditionally overseen by the nonprofit sector.

But is an MBA a …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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Interview Q&A | “What’s Your Current Salary?”

If you’ve been on at least a few interviews (or even if you’ve just filled out a few online applications), then you are most likely familiar with this question: “What’s your current salary?”

And, oh, the agonizing over how to …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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How Can I Build a Winning Cover Letter for a Student Job?

Milinda from New Mexico State University asks:

“What would be an example of a good cover letter for a student job?”

Thanks for your question, Milinda.  Writing a cover letter for a student job is no different than for a …

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Is Your Online Presence Hurting Your Career?

For many of us, social media is an integral part of everyday life—and for many employers, a prospective hire’s online presence can be a major factor in determining employability. In addition to reading through resumes and cover letters, hiring managers …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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How Can I Break into the Human Resources Field with Only a Bachelor’s Degree and No Experience?

Renee from Harrison College asks:

“How can I get my foot in the door in Human Resources with my Bachelors and no experience in this area?  I have been searching now for over a year after being informed by my …

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I Started A School For Autism Education In Africa—And I Got My Start At NECC

Whitney Hammel has changed more than a few lives—and in more than a few ways.

Growing up in a small town in Oregon—“like, a 500-people-small town”—Whitney’s dreams were fairly humble for someone who has and continues to accomplish so much. …

By Liam Berry - WayUp
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