Résumé Keywords: What They Are and How to Use Them

There’s tons of advice about creating a résumé that gets results. And one of the common topics is résumé keywords. Most advice says using keywords on your résumé is crucial. And it is. The right résumé keywords can and do …

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
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How to Approach a Dentist for a Shadowing Request Via Cold Call or In-Person

Acquiring opportunities to shadow a dentist still seems to be a popular subject of little knowledge among dental students although it is considered the most valuable experience for aspiring dentists during their high school and or undergraduate years.

The process …

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Summer Internships in Healthcare

The summer research and internship season is gearing up, with new opportunities appearing in Handshake every day. Here are some of the latest:

Cardiovascular Clinical Research Summer Internship at the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation
Duke Cancer Institute Clinical Research Program

By Mary Jane Shroyer
Mary Jane Shroyer Director, Health Professions Career Community
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Ready to Volunteer? Community Partner Highlight: Christmas Share

Needs: Bundling and distribution of donated holiday gifts.

Volunteers:

One-time event
Groups are welcome

When is service needed: Our main push is the month of December, starting the first weekend of the month, and we’re finished before Christmas.

Contact: Pam …

By Guinevere Wallace
Guinevere Wallace AmeriCorps Coordinator for Community Engaged Learning Partnerships
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As Their Focus on GPA Fades, Employers Seek Key Skills on College Grads’ Resumes

November 15, 2022 | By Kevin Gray

Career services practitioners can help college students attract the attention of employers via their resume by encouraging them to highlight the skills they developed—such as problem-solving and teamwork skills—through their various experiences, according to 

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Network Your Way into Research Opportunities

Emailing researchers in your area of interest can be a great way to find a summer opportunity, land a lab position after graduation, or get ahead in your graduate school applications. This kind of outreach is an often-overlooked path forward …

By Sarah Barks
Sarah Barks Senior Director, STEM Career Communities & Analytics
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Feeling Overwhelmed? Practice Gratitude

Life can be stressful; between managing your day-to-day, juggling [school and] work projects, and making time for yourself, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed. 

If you feel like stress is starting to take over, then it may be time to take …

By Jaxx Artz - Idealist Careers
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8 tips to help college students start networking

By: Roya Lotfi

August 23, 2022, originally published in College Voices

“Networking is a great tool for students and young professionals to get their foot in the door and make meaningful career connections.

An estimated 85% of jobs are filled …

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Free MCAT Resources from Altius

This November, Altius is donating 5 FREE Full-Length MCAT Practice Exams ($175 value) to every premed at any school led by an NAAHP member advisor. Visit https://get.altiustestprep.com/free5/ to access your free exams. Half- and full-tuition scholarships are also available for students to purchase …

By Mary Jane Shroyer
Mary Jane Shroyer Director, Health Professions Career Community
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Shoes! Shoes! Shoes!

A Career Clothing Closet shout-out to Dr. Petrouchka Moise, Burling Library, for her second generous contribution! Thank you Dr. Moise for the amazing shoe collection. Pictured, just a few of the beautiful nearly new size 10 pumps.

By Robin Bourjaily
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