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Category: New Grads

Navigating Organizational Politics

Many of us hear the words ‘organizational politics’ and say “I want nothing to do with that!” However, organizational politics are a reality and can impact everyone in an...
Feb 9, 2018

Ditch the Elevator Pitch! Tell Your Story Instead

Want to make a strong first impression in job interviews and at networking events? Forget the elevator pitch and harness the unparalleled power of storytelling instead. In this session...
Jan 26, 2018

Uncommon Entrepreneurship: Crowdfunding $50K in Bat Houses in Just 10 Days

Christopher Rannefors took an unconventional product idea and in just a few months was featured in the Huffington Post, flew to L.A. to appear on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Elevator Pitch TV...
Jan 19, 2018

LIVE Career Q&A with Alumni Career Engagement

Ask us anything! Seeking that next great job, getting ready to ask for that promotion, or finishing your grad school application? Director of Alumni Career Engagement Amanda Panarese (Col...
Nov 17, 2017

Job Search Support Resources

National (and Virginia) resources for support in areas related to the job search. Special Needs JAN: Job Accommodation Network: S. Department of Labor: Career One Stop: Virginia: Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS): Free Online Training Virginia Workforce Connection: Alison: Job Loss S. Department of Labor – General: […]


How To Use Storytelling to Boost Your Career

Everyone enjoys hearing a good story! As young children, we clamored for just one more story before bedtime. As adults, we surf the web for engaging talks by professional...
Nov 3, 2017

Digital Marketing Career Opportunities

Digital Marketing is a booming industry with plenty of growth yet to come. It is also an enormously diverse industry with opportunities for quants as well as creative folks,...
Oct 20, 2017

How to Leverage Social Media to Build Your Personal Brand

What are the key networks you should consider when developing your personal brand? From Twitter to LinkedIn to Instagram, Social Media Executive Chris Smith (Com ’94) focuses on user...
Aug 25, 2017

Summer Career Refresh

Summer is here! As you refresh your spirit with a well-deserved vacation, it’s also the perfect time to refresh your career. Whether you are considering a new job, graduate school and/or professional development, or simply starting the next fiscal year on a high note, you can proactively take stock of your goals and progress to […]

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Resume Guidelines

Goal: Clearly Demonstrate Your Ability To Solve The Employer’s Problems “This Is Just What We’re Looking For!”



Today’s resume is very different from the resume you used just a few years ago. We’ve gathered resources and tips from trusted sources to help you write a resume that effectively conveys your skills and strengths, and optimizes your materials for applicant tracking systems (ATSs). General tips & advice 3 Resume summary examples that’ll make […]