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Be Picky with your First Job

Be Picky with your First Job

Before you say "yes," think about whether it's the right job for you.

By Kay Peterson, Ph. D.
Published March 18, 2009
Navigate the Unique Job Search Concerns of Grad Students

Navigate the Unique Job Search Concerns of Grad Students

But grad students typically confront unique barriers to job search success, especially if they're seeking opportunities outside academia.

By Peter Vogt
Published March 18, 2009
Free Rent Brings Grads Home

Free Rent Brings Grads Home

Free rent brings grads home as they opt to live in with their parents.

By Michelle Hershman, Young Money
Published June 5, 2007
Like Numbers? Love Labs? Consider a Math or Science Career

Like Numbers? Love Labs? Consider a Math or Science Career

If you like numbers or love labs, consider a math or science career.

By Laura Jeanne Hammond
Published June 5, 2007
Thinking About a Career Before College

Thinking About a Career Before College

A student's reflection on thinking about a career before college.

Published June 5, 2007
8 Do's and Don'ts to Landing a Temporary Job

8 Do's and Don'ts to Landing a Temporary Job

The economy may drive you to get a temporary job. Find out what to do and what not.

By Megan Malugani, Monster Contributing Writer
Published April 29, 2011
Which College Grads Make the Most Money

Which College Grads Make the Most Money

Career outlooks and superlatives.

By Liz O'Neill
Published May 13, 2011
Move Over, Internships: Apprenticeships On the Rise

Move Over, Internships: Apprenticeships On the Rise

Take the first step toward getting an apprenticeship.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published September 21, 2015
Gain More Job Satisfaction

Gain More Job Satisfaction

You have to take your satisfaction with your job into your own hands.

Kizzy Preston
Published December 1, 2014
Go to School While Serving Your Country

Go to School While Serving Your Country

Jose Gutierrez’s career hasn’t been a straight line, but his zigs and zags have taken him from Active Duty to the Reserve and from Security Forces to the Ivy League. Jose ...

Published October 29, 2015
New Year, New Job

New Year, New Job

The beginning of each New Year is a great time for career reflections and resolutions.

Kizzy Preston
Published January 6, 2015
What to Expect When You're Expecting Your First Job

What to Expect When You're Expecting Your First Job

Know what is expected and what's not at your first job.

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published June 17, 2011
How to Travel on a First Job Salary

How to Travel on a First Job Salary

See the world while you're young and on a budget.

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published July 15, 2011
Diversify Your Resume

Diversify Your Resume

You want your resume to say something about what type of person you are, your work ethic and what you’re capable of accomplishing.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 1, 2013
Take Control of Your Online Image: How to Wipe it Clean

Take Control of Your Online Image: How to Wipe it Clean

You can determine your online image. Find out how.

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published July 29, 2011
Tools for Your Future

Tools for Your Future

While there are no set answers, there are tools to help students make well informed decisions about the future.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 8, 2013
Studying for an Employable Edge

Studying for an Employable Edge

Start preparing for your future in choosing your college courses wisely.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 21, 2013
The Millennial Workforce by the Numbers

The Millennial Workforce by the Numbers

Monster.com finds out what millennials are looking for in the workplace.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published April 13, 2015
The Informational Interview

The Informational Interview

An informational interview helps you gain a better understanding your chosen field and omits the stress and pressure.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 11, 2013
Student Jobs to Boost Your Resume

Student Jobs to Boost Your Resume

If you haven't done so already, head to the employment office at your school to explore your options!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 11, 2013