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A Farewell Letter to the Spring Semester

May 16, 2022 by | For Students

Well, the time has come. The Spring semester has flown by in the blink of an eye and the 2021-2022 semester is coming to a close. Although bittersweet, that just means that summer is that much closer to arriving!  Our Peer Advisors have had a wonderful time helping you and educating you through workshops, presentations

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Why Studying Abroad is Beneficial for Your Career

March 7, 2022 by | For Students

There is something amazing about being completely immersed in another culture and independent for the first time in your life, and this certainly was the case for me. Studying abroad gives you the opportunity to grow in a way that is impossible when you’re in your comfort zone. The relationships you can build and the

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March HERstory Month 2022

March 7, 2022 by Ivy Magruder '23, Emma Floyd '22, Catthy Ha '22 and Angel Prajoga '22 | For Students

Beginning in 1987, March has been dedicated to commemorating the accomplishments and success of women in all areas of life. It is a special time to celebrate the contributions they have made in culture and society. For this year’s Women’s History Month, our very own Peer Career Advisors have come to share their stories. From

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Navigating Internships as a Transfer Student

February 24, 2022 by | For Students

A transfer student. This group of students is one of the most integral parts of colleges across the United States, yet, at the same time, they are often given little to no attention when it comes to being incorporated into their new college environment and culture. From my experience, being a transfer student can often

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Black History Month 2022

February 17, 2022 by | For Students

In celebration of Black History Month we’ve  curated a list of black-owned businesses – including those owned by Chapman students, local organizations, and employers hiring –  to get to know and continue to support once February comes to a close. Black Student Gigs to Support at Chapman University Angelique Francis ‘22 Graphic Designer Angelique is

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Benefits of Working on Campus

January 31, 2022 by Catthy Ha '22 and Emma Floyd '22 | For Students

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a student worker at Chapman University? From the benefits of being a student staff member to stories about our personal experiences as Peer Career Advisors at the Office of Career and Professional Development, we are here to help you learn a little more about working on

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An Introduction of the New Career Peer Advisors

January 25, 2022 by | For Students

Hi Chapman community! I have officially been a Career Peer Advisor for Chapman’s Office of Career and Professional Development for over a year, and it is crazy to see how far we have come since I first started at the office.  For the past year, I was lucky enough to work alongside the only Peer

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Same Skills, Different Expectations

November 12, 2021 by | For Students

So you might have heard about some of the top common soft/interpersonal skills from our “What Recruiters Look For in a Candidate” blog, but have you ever wondered how these skills are applied to specific industries? I know I have!  For example, communication to someone working in Public Relations and Advertising might mean using words

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Myth vs. Fact: Internships

October 15, 2021 by Ivy Magruder '23 and Kelly Ma '22 | For Students

The holidays are coming, the holidays are coming! Which, for many of us, means struggling to artfully avoid conversations about your career and future plans with relatives.  While the holidays may still seem far away, they can sneak up on us faster than we can anticipate! Especially when our heads are constantly spinning from classes,

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