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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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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Alumni Spotlight: Liz Monroe ’21

Liz Monroe graduated in 2021 with a degree in English and a minor in Communication. Right out of college, Liz pursued an interest in politics, working as a staff assistant for an Ohio Congressman at the U.S. House of Representatives. …

By Avery Young
Avery Young
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Why Informational Interviews are Important in a Job/Internship Search

Earlier in my college career, I always wondered what the point of an informational interview was. I didn’t really understand why you would want to call someone about their position and how that would affect your ability to receive an …

By Samantha Chase
Samantha Chase Peer Advisor
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Black Professional Organizations: Nonprofit, Education, & Government

I often hear students ask what the point is of joining a professional organization, affinity group, or industry membership. Professional groups are a great way to build community, support, and mentorship in your fields of interest–they can provide excellent, up-to-date …

By Anneke Mason
Anneke Mason Senior Associate Director
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Career Exploration as a First-Gen Student

Monday was National First-Gen day. As a first-gen student and now as a career coach, I would like to recognize how that status may impact career exploration and the career preparation process. First, to all current first-gen students, congratulations on …

By Michele Doran
Michele Doran Senior Associate Director, Career Exploration
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Jumpstarting Your Legal Internship Search: Government Roles

One benefit to pursuing a career in the legal field is that the opportunities are limitless—private practice, in-house, academia, nonprofit legal work, prosecution, government—and the list goes on. One area that should not be overlooked is he federal government—interning with …

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How to start Networking!

Are you thinking about starting your internship/job application process but don’t know how to begin the networking process? This article, from the Suited, does a good job walking through the different steps you can take to optimize your networking process.

By Shivika Churiwalla
Shivika Churiwalla Peer Fellow: Financial Services, Consulting, & Business
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Alumni Spotlight: Joseph Halaas ’03

Joseph is a Denison alumni who graduated in 2003 with a Bachelor’s Degree in French and Language and Literature. Following his graduation from Denison, he attended University of Wisconsin-Madison and achieved a Master’s Degree in French studies with a concentration …

By Fiona Schultz
Fiona Schultz Peer Career Coach and Peer Fellow: Nonprofit, Education and Government Career Community
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Let’s Talk About: Your Network

We’ve heard it all when it comes to networking in the Knowlton Center (“I love it”, “I loathe it”, and everything in between!).  But today, I want to talk about three of the most common statements I hear often when …

By Melanie Murphy
Melanie Murphy Director, Career Communities and Coaching
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Networking Tips for International Students

My favorite online definition of networking comes from Investopedia: “Networking is the exchange of information and ideas among people with a common profession or special interest, usually in an informal social setting.” I also like the short and sweet definition …

By Rosa Lee
Rosa Lee Assistant Director for International Student Career Exploration
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