Laboratory Technician Skills (How to Improve and Highlight Them)

This article discusses the skills of a Lab Tech, strategies to enhance them and how to showcase them in a job search.

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What are college students potentially risking when they engage in protests?

Robert Kelchen, a professor of education at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, discusses thoughts about student protests.

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I was a lobbyist for more than 6 years. I quit. My conscience couldn’t take it anymore.

The author of this article recounts their experience as a lobbyist in Washington, DC, highlighting the pervasive influence of money in politics and the ethical dilemmas they faced. They discuss the routine nature of fundraising and its impact on legislative …

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All About LinkedIn/Todo Sobre LinkedIn

As a first-year at Amherst, I remember overhearing older students excitedly chatter about their upcoming summer internship, and subsequently, about their LinkedIn profiles. I had heard some of the “lore” on LinkedIn, and it felt like a cold, aggressive platform …

By Ava Zielinski
Ava Zielinski Marketing and Communications Intern
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What Does FP&A Do?

This article explains what financial planning and analysis (FP&A) is, its roles and responsibilities in an organization, and examples of how to understand data and gain insights from it.

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Navigating Imposter Syndrome: A Guide for College Students

As we approach the end of the semester, we want to address a prevalent topic that often lurks in the shadows of academia: Imposter Syndrome. This phenomenon affects many college students, causing them to doubt their abilities and achievements and …

By Donnell Turner
Donnell Turner Director of Inclusive Career Development
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VIDEO: Asking Your Boss for More Challenging Work

The video highlights the importance of proactive career development in workplaces with flexible structures. It provides an example conversation of an employee approaching their supervisor to discuss taking on more responsibility or challenging assignments.

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Consulting summer internship: 7 must-dos before starting work

The article provides advice for individuals preparing to embark on a consulting summer internship, outlining seven must-do steps before, during, and after the internship.

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Law School Admissions Deans Discuss What To Do after Being Admitted and Handling Waitlists

It’s April, which means two things for students participating in the law school application cycle — paying seat deposits at the law school you intend to enroll in and writing letters of continued interest to move off the waitlist.  Listen …

By Victoria Wilson
Victoria Wilson Director of Career Education Strategy/Pre-Law Advisor
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Job boards are still rife with ‘ghost jobs’. What’s the point?

The article discusses the phenomenon of “ghost jobs,” which are open positions advertised by employers but are either already filled or never meant to be filled. Despite the prevalence of ghost jobs, experts caution that not all seemingly inactive postings …

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