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Odd Jobs

Odd Jobs

Sometimes, the coolest jobs are those you never even knew existed or those you create yourself.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 15, 2013
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
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
Post-Holiday Job Hunting Strategies

Post-Holiday Job Hunting Strategies

Develop a strategy for finding a job after the holiday break.

M. B. Laskoff
Published January 14, 2015
Looking for Seasonal Work? 700,000 Jobs Available Now

Looking for Seasonal Work? 700,000 Jobs Available Now

Roughly 700K holiday jobs are available now -- will you apply?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published September 27, 2012
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
Gap Year Programs for College Grads and Grad Students

Gap Year Programs for College Grads and Grad Students

Need a break? Consider a gap year.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 17, 2012
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
What to Do If You Have a Job Before Graduation (And If You Haven’t)

What to Do If You Have a Job Before Graduation (And If You Haven’t)

Find out what employers expect from you if you get hired before graduation.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published January 11, 2016
3 Ways to Land a Job Before Graduation

3 Ways to Land a Job Before Graduation

Get a job before you walk off of your college campus for good.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published January 12, 2016
The 25 Best Jobs in America - 2016

The 25 Best Jobs in America - 2016

The 25 best jobs list was compiled based on the combined ranking within three categories: job openings, salary and career opportunities.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 20, 2016
Job Outlooks for Master's Degrees

Job Outlooks for Master's Degrees

Discover job outlooks for these careers that require a master's degree.

By Jenn Pedde
Published September 1, 2011
10 Happiest Places to Work in the U.S.

10 Happiest Places to Work in the U.S.

Which U.S. city was named the happiest place to work? Find out.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 17, 2016
President Obama’s American Jobs Act: What Does It Mean for You?

President Obama’s American Jobs Act: What Does It Mean for You?

President Obama is working to create more jobs for Americans.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published April 16, 2012
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
Steps to Success

Steps to Success

If there were secrets to getting through college successfully that also help you land your dream job, you’d want to know, right?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 18, 2013
20 Rules for Grad Students to Live By

20 Rules for Grad Students to Live By

Maybe they don’t all apply to your particular situation, but it’s helpful to take a step back one in a while and think about how you approach things.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 26, 2013
Testing for Your Future

Testing for Your Future

The CLA+ is a voluntary test that’s a tool which allows students to market themselves to future employers.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 9, 2013
Top 10 Most Common Majors for Millionaires

Top 10 Most Common Majors for Millionaires

They all started somewhere - but just over one percent of the world’s millionaires dropped out or did not attend college. So, the odds of making millions without a college degree are slim to none.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 19, 2013