Did you decide to go to the career fair last minute and don’t have anything to wear but ripped jeans? Have an interview coming up but don’t have a professional suit? Is there a conference you’ve been invited to but don’t know what the heck dress ‘smart casual’ means? The Clemson Career Closet can help! … Continue reading Look and Feel Your Best With The Clemson Career Closet!
Hey Tigers! My name is Jayme Barnett and I am the new UPIC intern for the Center for Career and Professional Development this Spring. I will be helping take over the Clemson blogging world alongside of my fabulous fellow intern, Kathryn! It’s been quite the adjustment to start a new semester (and a busy … Continue reading Introducing (Jay)Me!
Written by Dana Reeves (an Alumni Career Ambassador Being a Career Ambassador means getting to help a student craft an amazing resume or showcase their talents and passion for a position by way of a cover letter or help a student apply to their dream grad school with the best draft of their personal statement. … Continue reading Competency Development: Brand
The holidays are quickly approaching, and while to some that means the stress of finals is looming, for others it means it’s finally time for a much needed break! The holidays are great for many reasons; whether it’s spending time with family or being able to sleep in every day, college students all look forward … Continue reading How to Make the Most of Holiday Break
I have to admit, I might be considered biased when it comes to talking about Greek life. My personal sorority experience has been rewarding in every sense of the word and has given me opportunities that I believe make me a better candidate when job searching. But, if you are on the fence about how … Continue reading The Value of Greek Life on a Resume
Happy Halloween Tiger Family!! Hey guys – it’s Kathryn again (UPIC Intern #2). It’s time for part two of our Clemson Majors series blog and, from what I can tell, it’s coming at a good point in this semester. Right around the end of October, it’s fairly common for students to realize they don’t feel … Continue reading A Major Decision (Part 2)
https://employmentnorth.com/top-10-qualities-and-skills-employers-are-looking-for/ I have chosen my personal top five important skills and core competencies to have that employers are looking for when recruiting. There are way more skills to have than these, but let’s dive deep into these top five. Exercise: As you read, take notes on each quality. Describe situations that you have been … Continue reading What Employers Want
I recently sat down with a Co-Op student who just finished going through their interview process. I thought it may be beneficial to ask them some questions and get a real-life opinion for any future students who go through the same thing. Clemson University says that: "The Cooperative Education Program (Co-op Program) offers a structured … Continue reading Interview with Co-Op Student: An Experiential Learning Opportunity
I'm nowhere near an expert on academic success, but I think I have some potentially helpful tips on how to excel in whatever field of study you decide to go with when you choose your major or change your major. I was lucky enough to know what I aspire to be by the time I … Continue reading How Passion Drives Success
By Kathryn Speaks Hello Clemson Tigers! Before we dive into this series, I wanted to do a small introduction to what we will be looking at and why. I know that it can be discouraging when you repeatedly hear the question, “Oh-but what can you do with that major…?” So, during this series of blog posts, … Continue reading A Major Decision (Part 1)