Career Planning

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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Knowlton Center Guides and How-to Info

This handout will help you learn how to effectively search for internship opportunities and identify key skills and experiences that …

LinkedIn Learning Courses

Mastering Common Interview Questions

Valerie Sutton
Preparing for an interview can be daunting. Learn how to master the top 10 most common interview questions you’ll encounter…

Writing to Be Heard on LinkedIn

Daniel Roth
View Daniel’s LinkedIn Newsletter LinkedIn is the one of the world’s largest long-form publishing platforms. Writing on LinkedIn allows you…

Interview Tips for Sales Professionals

Jenny Foss
You’ve lined up an interview for a sales position. Curious about what lies ahead? Need some help as you prepare?…

Creating a Video Resume

Madeline Mann
Next time you’re looking to capture the attention of a company you want to work for, consider creating a video…

Negotiating Your Job Offer

Christine DiDonato
Getting a job offer is a time to celebrate, but it’s also important to stop and ask, “What does my…

Nail Your DevOps Interview

Michael Jenkins
DevOps engineers are in high demand, but the barriers to entering the field can be intimidating. DevOps roles require an…

Learning LinkedIn

Oliver Schinkten
By harnessing the power of the LinkedIn platform, you can tap into an expansive network of professionals, companies, and groups…

Rock Your LinkedIn Profile

Lauren Jolda
Explore how to create a LinkedIn profile that brings your personal career story to life, whether you’re just starting out,…

Publishing on LinkedIn for College Students and Young Professionals

Maya Pope-Chappell
Turn your knowledge and experiences into opportunity by writing on LinkedIn. With more than 450 million professionals worldwide, capturing the…

Nail Your Software Tester Interview

Michael Smith
Preparing to interview for a software testing position? In this course, learn how to effectively highlight your experience and answer…

Nail Your Python Interview

Erin Allard
Interviewing for Python programming jobs? In this course, learn what you need to know to ace your next technical interview.…

Learning LinkedIn (2021)

Oliver Schinkten
By harnessing the power of the LinkedIn platform, you can tap into an expansive network of professionals, companies, and groups…

LinkedIn Profiles for Social Business Success

Bert Verdonck
Unlike a simple business card or résumé, your LinkedIn profile can help you reach millions of other business professionals. So,…

The Step-by-Step Guide to Building your Thought Leadership on LinkedIn

Alexandra Galviz
Generating business, reaching new clients, or acting as a spokesperson for your company or product—there are many benefits to building…

Growing Your Small Business with LinkedIn

George Maestri
LinkedIn is a powerful tool for companies of all sizes. Learn how to make the world’s #1 professional network work…

Social Media Promotion for Musicians, Artists, and Engineers

Bobby Owsinski
Any artist, band, producer, or recording engineer trying to promote their work has a wide variety of social media outlets…

Developer Career Paths and Certifications

Ray Villalobos
Technology has changed the way we approach ordinary tasks—from settling the bill at restaurants to driving—and more industries than ever…

Nail Your SQL Interview

Nichole Pulley
Are you looking for a new job but terrified about having to prove your skills? Worry not. A coding interview…

LinkedIn Premium Quick Tips

Oliver Schinkten
Find your next job, or simply get ahead in your field, with LinkedIn Premium. In this course, instructor Oliver Schinkten…

Nail Your C# Developer Interview (2017)

Reynald Adolphe
Applying for C# programming jobs? Find out what questions to expect in your C# or .NET developer interview and how…

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Knowlton Center Career Tools

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Vault Guides

The Vault Guide to the Top 100 Law Firms is the most comprehensive, candid guide on the nation’s most prestigious …

A proper résumé and effective job-hunting skills can go a long way in getting a foot in the door. An …

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

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