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Category: Career Planning

Spotlight on Government Careers: Federal Contracting Officers

Federal contracting officers help the government buy nearly half a trillion dollars’ worth of goods and services every year – from paper to engineering services to aircraft carriers. Contracting...
Sep 25, 2015

The Inside Scoop: Careers in Data Science

Data Science is one of the most worthwhile and exciting career paths available today. We are experiencing an exponential increase in data collection, and companies are searching far and...
Jun 12, 2015

The Inside Scoop: The Not-So-Scary Side of Sales

Contrary to popular belief, very few of today’s inside sales jobs fit the mold of the “used car salesman” stereotype. Lane Stickley (Col ’13) will discuss the variety of...
May 9, 2014

The Inside Scoop: How To Get Published in 7 Steps

Ever think of writing a book? The publishing process – literary agents, publishers, digital publishing – can be tough to navigate in today’s publishing landscape. Join us to learn...
Mar 21, 2014

The Inside Scoop: Life in the Foreign Service

What is it like to be an American diplomat posted abroad in a US Embassy? How does one enter the Foreign Service? What is a typical Foreign Service career?...
Jan 10, 2014

Find Your Passion and Live Your Dream

We all talk about wanting to have a job we love. But that’s easier said than done, right? Even if you know you want to change, you might wonder: ...
Dec 6, 2013

The Defining Decade: Why Your 20s Matter and How to Make the Most of Them Now

Our “thirty-is-the-new-twenty” culture tells us the twentysomething years don’t matter. Some say they are a second adolescence. Others call them an emerging adulthood. Dr. Meg Jay argues that twentysomethings...
May 10, 2013

Identify Your Talents and Leverage Your Strengths

It is time to develop your strengths instead of focusing on fixing your shortcomings! You have probably heard of StrengthsFinder™, because the book that originally introduced the StrengthsFinder™ assessment...
Apr 12, 2013

Conquer Your Fear of the Job Search

Despite all the great advice you’ll receive from classic career development books and job coaches, you may still find yourself immobilized with fear. Whether you’re a seasoned professional changing...
Apr 26, 2013

Overcome Procrastination and Do Something Different…for a Change

Procrastination is the great thief of productivity and entices us to put off doing the very things that would move us toward the change we desire. Clinical psychologist, psychology...
Sep 7, 2012

Upcoming Webinars

Visit our Webinar Library to view past webinars. Friday Forum webinars are online, with live video of our alumni presenters, and are open to alumni, students, parents and friends of the University; there is no charge to participate. Can’t make it on Fridays? No worries. Register anyway and receive the link to the webinar recording […]


Webinar Library

View our Upcoming Webinars. Watch Previous Webinars Online Webinar recordings will be posted here in the library approximately one week after the webinar airs. (If you register, you receive a link to the recording a few hours after the webinar ends.) System Requirements: Take a moment to check your system, confirm that your operating system […]