Maximizing Your Network for Job Opportunities

In today’s job market, making connections matters—a lot! Have you ever wondered why some people seem to land great job opportunities effortlessly? It’s often because of their network.

Your network is like a circle of friends, serving as a vital …

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REMINDER: 2024 University of Iowa Statewide K-12 Educator Career Fair

Grinnell students, are you interested in a career working in a K-12 school district? If so, we encourage you to attend the 2024 University of Iowa Educator Career Fair. Students looking for a job or internship are encouraged to attend, …

By Chad Berman
Chad Berman Lawrence S. Pidgeon Director, Education Professions Career Community
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Grinnell College Has Been Named a Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Students

Grinnell College is proud to be named one of the U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2023–24 Fulbright U.S. Students. Each year the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) announces the top producing …

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Eye Opener: Opto Mentor Sessions

If you’re considering optometry and looking for shadowing and mentoring, the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry have a new program to support your career goals! The Eye Opener Program is designed to connect students who are curious about …

By Mary Jane Shroyer
Mary Jane Shroyer Director, Health Professions Career Community
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8 Prominent Black Leaders in Medicine

In observance of Black History Month, the AAMC shares profiles of Black physicians who have overcome obstacles to steer major medical institutions, discover breakthrough treatments, battle health inequities, and improve care for millions. Read their inspiring stories.

BY STACY WEINER, …

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Seven Formatting Tips to Polish Your Résumé

At the CLS we see résumés in all stages of development. If you’re just getting started, follow this sample résumé to develop your document. Above all, strive for non-fussy and consistent formatting. If you’ve got a résumé-in-progress, here are a …

By Robin Bourjaily
Robin Bourjaily Exploratory Adviser
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Create Your Own Website

Looking for a way to stand out as a candidate? Create a professional website or portfolio! Attend one of the following live, Wix webinars to receive a free one-year premium plan:

1 – Build Your Portfolio with Wix 

Join Wix …

By Rachel Edwards Harvith '00
Rachel Edwards Harvith '00 Director, Arts, Media & Communications Career Community
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The 2024 International Business Ethics and Sustainability Case Competition (IBESCC)

The 2024 International Business Ethics and Sustainability Case Competition (IBESCC) will be a hybrid competition held online and on the Loyola Marymount University (LMU) campus during the week of April 8-12.

Last year, a team from Grinnell College competed and …

By Michael Lawrence
Michael Lawrence Director, Business & Finance Career Community
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Grad School Research 101 Series Led by Grinnell Library Staff

Are you interested in the nuts and bolts of how research is produced, shared, published, presented, etc.? If so, the Grinnell College library staff is hosting a grad school scholarship seminar series in February and March of 2024 focused on …

By Chad Berman
Chad Berman Lawrence S. Pidgeon Director, Education Professions Career Community
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Networking for Better Opportunities: Land a Job By Socializing

Recent studies underscore the significance of networking in career progression, with over 80% of individuals securing job opportunities through this channel. Such statistics vividly emphasize the significant role that networking plays in professional development.

Despite the wealth of opportunities the …

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