New on the Pod: How being a student-athlete prepared this alum for the “Real World”

From books and basketball to Team Leader.  DJ Bridges ’14 joins the DUing Cool Things Podcast to talk with David and Jodi about his role as Team Leader, University Relations at Rocket Central in the Rocket Family of Companies in …

By Melanie Murphy
Melanie Murphy Director, Career Communities and Coaching
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Take your time: Why it’s ok to take a gap year before graduate school

A gap year (years) is a break between college and graduate or professional school. More and more we hear about students taking a gap year before continuing their education, but there are still a few misconceptions and misunderstandings about why …

By Fernanda Aiala
Fernanda Aiala Peer Career Fellow: Healthcare and Clinical Research
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Want to secure your next finance internship a year in advance?

Do you want to have an internship secured a year in advance? Finding an internship ahead of time is not only what we want for ourselves but is also how recruiting works in the financial services industry. Here are some …

By Aryaman Biyani
Aryaman Biyani
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Alumni Spotlight: Elena Meth ’19

Meet Elena Meth, a 2019 Political Science and Environmental Studies graduate. Elena is currently a 2nd-year law student at the University of Michigan, focusing on public interest lawyering. Elena has a particular interests in post-conviction and prison litigation and hopes …

By Maya Coppola
Maya Coppola
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Let’s Talk Networking!

As a sequel to our first blog, Academic Tips for a Great Career in Tech, I thought it would be helpful to share with our community some tips and resources when it comes to networking in Tech. 

This might be …

By Thao Pham
Thao Pham Peer Career Fellow: Technology, Data and Science and Financial Services, Consulting and Business
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Academic Tips for a Great Career in Tech

Hey, my name is Thao Pham, Technology, Data & Science Career Community Fellow! Welcome to our first Career Insight Series! Here is where we’ll be sharing career insights collected from each of our alumni, discussing interview tips, career preparation, and …

By Thao Pham
Thao Pham Peer Career Fellow: Technology, Data and Science and Financial Services, Consulting and Business
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April is Financial Literacy Month!

Check out this guest blog post from our friend in the Financial Wellness Office, Samantha Smith!  Remember, the Financial Wellness Office is always available for one-on-one financial coaching; these are private and confidential.
Financial Literacy Month is here! It is …

By Samantha Smith
Samantha Smith Financial Wellness Coordinator
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Heather’s Picks in Healthcare and Clinical Research: Opportunities, Jobs & Internships Week of 4/5

Opportunities:
If you’ve been accepted to medical, veterinary, or dental school for Fall 2022, don’t miss the opportunity to apply for scholarships!   ($23,000 worth thanks to generous donors!)
2022 Miller and Silbernagel Awards

Deadline: Tuesday, April 12, 2022: 9 am

By Heather Johnston Welliver
Heather Johnston Welliver Career Coach
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Tips on how to get a last minute internship

Are you still looking for an internship for the summer? Finding an internship in a short period isn’t that easy. Whether you have been searching and haven’t found a good fit yet, or are just starting to explore your career …

By Shivika Churiwalla
Shivika Churiwalla Peer Fellow: Financial Services, Consulting, & Business
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Students Get EXPERIENCE w/ Praxis In the Arts!

From The Columbus Museum of Art to commercial photography in California to design experience for art magazines…. here’s what a few of your fellow Studio Art majors have experienced through internships- thanks to Praxis In The Arts!

Charlie Song, a current senior, worked for …

By Alexis Wilson
Alexis Wilson Career Coach and Community Lead, Visual, Written and Performing Arts
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David’s Picks: Jobs & Internships – Week of 4/4

Every week, David’s Picks bring you highlighted opportunities in the Marketing, Sales, & Communication Community. This week features several jobs and internships recently posted to Handshake.

Jobs:

Check out some great information on careers with FiscalNote, a global technology & …

By David Snider
David Snider Associate Director, Marketing, Sales, & Communication Career Community
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