First-Generation College Student Career Barriers (and How to Overcome Them)

I was a first-generation college student, and while I’ve held numerous jobs over the past decade, the struggles that began in college still have a lasting effect on me today. Unfortunately, many of the issues we first-generation college students (or …

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Top 10 podcasts for early career job seekers

There must be hundreds and probably thousands of podcasts that provide a regular, wealth of information and insights that help college and university students and recent graduates as well as others who are searching for early career job opportunities.

The …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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The Idealist Career Advice Guide to Starting a New Job

Between meeting colleagues, mastering skills, and tackling new responsibilities, the first three months at a new job can feel invigorating. But, of course, it may take some time to build up the confidence to accomplish everything you want to do …

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How Can “A Summer Internship” Turn Into the “The Best Summer of Your Life”?

Are internships meant to be purely transactional, professional activities, or are they supposed to leave an indelible mark on shaping a future professional? This article tries to map the journey of a simple summer internship becoming the best summer of …

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How to Highlight Your Academic Accomplishments on Your Resume

Today, the average job listing gets more than 250 applications. That’s hard to contend with, even if you’re the most seasoned professional. But when you’re a student or recent graduate with little to no experience behind you, this can feel even …

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