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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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StandOut 101

October 7, 2021 by | For Students

Almost exactly a year ago, I attempted to get an internship with a company that I wanted to work for SO BAD. I put in all the work to get this internship. I conducted research on them, held informational interviews with current employees, and even got a letter of recommendation sent to the recruiter by

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Internship Registration Checklist

September 24, 2021 by | For Students

So you secured that internship…  First off, let’s take a moment to celebrate YOU! Yes, YOU did that!  Breathe a sigh of relief because that long search and interview process is now over, and you’re no longer checking your emails every 5 minutes to see if you got it.  Now you can take a moment

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What Recruiters Look For in a Candidate

September 16, 2021 by Ivy Magruder '23 and Kelly Ma '22 | For Students

Although every industry, every company and every recruiter looks for different qualities in each candidate, there are some general qualities that should be present in each candidate’s application. To help you with this, we’ve created an application checklist to help you blow recruiters away and stand out during the application process! ✔ Proper punctuation and

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Welcome Back, Panthers!

August 19, 2021 by Ivy Magruder '23 and Kelly Ma '22 | For Students

Welcome back, Panthers! It’s your absolute favorite Peer Career Advisors – Kelly Ma and Ivy Magruder – back again with the hottest and latest career guides and tips! We are so excited for all that is in store this upcoming semester and hope you are too! For returning Panthers who are familiar with our blogs,

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Recap of Branding your International Experience Workshop

May 14, 2021 by | For Students

Semester Abroad, Travel Course, and International Internship returnees can learn how to tell their stories and articulate the skills they gained from their experience abroad in a meaningful way during job interviews. Discover how employers rate new graduates, questions that will help you identify and refine your specific skills and qualities as well as how

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Recap of International Internship Alumni Panel

May 14, 2021 by | For Students

Summer International Internships are 8-week long internship opportunities for academic credit. You will earn 3 units toward your degree and gain a new view of the world and your career! Internship placements are tailored to the skills and interests of Chapman students. Internship opportunities are available in business, communication, education, information technology and law, science,

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