Hidden gems from successful attendees of in-person Conferences, Career Fairs and Events

In-person conferences, conventions and career fairs are back in full swing! Which is both exciting and, understandably, nerve wracking – considering many of us still feel like social newborns after the tumultuous two years we just had.

Good news: those …

By Natalie Warila
Natalie Warila Assistant Director, Career Strategies
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Want Direct Access to Top Employers? Attend the 2022 ALPFA Convention!

Association of Latin Professionals for America (ALPFA) is one of the longest standing and most popular affinity clubs at the Brandeis International Business School.

Why should you join ALPFA? For one thing, although it is a Latin affinity club, it …

By Marcia Katz
Marcia Katz Director, Career Development and Alumni Engagement
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Don’t Wait! It’s Time to Start Applying for Summer 2023 Internships and Jobs

The time to start looking for jobs and internships is now.  No matter if you are a new or returning student, the majority of the top consulting and finance firms have begun their search and hiring process for Summer 2023 …

By Ryan Olthoff
Ryan Olthoff Senior Assistant Director, Engagement
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6 Lessons to Learn from Job Rejections

After many days and nights spent polishing your resume, searching and applying for jobs, and practicing your interviewing skills, getting rejected can feel genuinely discouraging. However, with fierce competition and many different factors that interviewers consider, it’s important not to take …

By Alice Monroe - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Get in (Career Strategy) Shape for Cover Letter Season

A good story teller starts at the beginning, but a skilled cover letter writer starts in the middle. I’m talking about the body of your cover letter – AKA the middle one-two paragraphs. This is where the most important content …

By Natalie Warila
Natalie Warila Assistant Director, Career Strategies
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How to succeed in your first virtual interview

No matter how many you’ve done, interviews are always daunting. This can be particularly difficult with your first interview or if you’ve not had one in a while. Preparation is key to succeeding. Everyone has different strategies to get in …

By Jessica Day - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career. Each year, we help more than 3 million students and recent grads find part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs requiring 0-3 years of experience.
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5 Ways to Reach New Heights at Your Summer Internship

Last summer, Firsthand surveyed more than 11,400 interns from 140 internship programs. Part of the survey asked participants to share helpful advice for future interns (you!).

Now that you’re in the middle of your summer internships and field projects, it’s …

By Rachel Wasdyke
Rachel Wasdyke Director, Corporate Engagement & Strategic Communications
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10 Career Podcasts to Inspire and Entertain

Whether you’re travelling somewhere for the long weekend, attending a backyard BBQ or simply driving around Waltham, you may find yourself stuck in traffic at some point this holiday weekend. What better way to pass the time than listening to …

By Rachel Wasdyke
Rachel Wasdyke Director, Corporate Engagement & Strategic Communications
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Explore What It’s Like to Work for Top Companies on CSE Connect: Introducing Job Simulations by Forage

You can build your employability and experience what it’s like to work at a range of world-leading companies, from the comfort of home!

Get a free taste of industry experience by completing short, real-world, company-backed online projects provided through Forage.

By Career Strategies and Engagement (CSE)
Career Strategies and Engagement (CSE)
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How to Write Networking Emails That Get Opened

Today, in our hybrid work environment, email is the primary mode of communication when it comes to building networks and making connections. This means delivering an excellent introductory networking email is key for career advancement and growth. So, here’s how to …

By Ashley Kemper - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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