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From Our Eyes: California to the White House Career Corner

May 1, 2024 by Maverick Shuck | News

This edition of From Our Eyes/Career Corner features Maverick Shuck (‘25 Political Science and Peace Studies & Justice Studies major; Leadership Studies and Honors Program minor). Shuck attended From California to the White House event which featured August Mao, who shared how he utilized networking to get where he works today – The White House. 

Beyond the Classroom: Crafting Your Gap Year Career Corner

March 28, 2024 by Erin Berthon & Isballea Mahar | Wilkinson College

Are you considering graduate studies? The idea of diving straight into several more years of education may not be enticing, whether due to other aspirations or simply feeling drained. Taking a gap year (or years) before graduate school can provide a refreshing change of pace. It’s an opportunity for students to venture beyond the confines

Showcasing Success: The Art of Building a Remarkable Digital Portfolio Career Corner

January 18, 2024 by | Alumni

A professional digital portfolio is a great way to showcase your accomplishments and college projects to prospective employers. A digital portfolio is an electronic collection of material that allows you to demonstrate critical thinking, problem-solving, articulate thoughts and ideas, and creativity-skills that are hard to show on a standard resume. Typically known for being a

Advice for Wilkinson College December Graduates

December 12, 2023 by | News

Graduating early? Sure this is great for the pocketbook, but it forces the new graduate to enter the job search a semester earlier. During the holidays, many companies are not hiring and recruiters are not active. Time to find the bright side and grab a hold of the opportunities that do exist! I suggest getting

Wilkinson Alum Honored with Award for Successful Career Career Corner

October 30, 2023 by Isabella Mahar | News

A successful career in the non-profit sector has garnered Natalie Reider (‘06 BA Art History) a 40 Under 40 award by the Irvine Chamber of Commerce. She has spent the past eight years working at Jamboree Housing Corporation, where she has worked her way up to Senior Vice President of Community Operations. The award recognizes

Scholarship Negotiation: An Underused Aspect of Law School Admissions

September 25, 2023 by Isabella Mahar | News

Congrats, you’ve been accepted to law school! However, that great feeling can be followed by one of dread when you see the financial aid offers and scholarships you’ve been awarded. Your financial aid package can make the difference between which schools are feasible and which are not. Most aspiring law school students do not realize

Tyler Drake and Her Internship Experience at the Roberts Family Development Center Career Corner

August 17, 2023 by | News

In spring 2023, Wilkinson College invited alum Derrell Roberts (’81) back to Chapman to talk to students about internship possibilities at his Sacramento-based foundation, the Roberts Family Development Center (RFDC), which hosts a Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School each summer. RFDC provides a holistic approach focusing on PreK-12th grade academic support and enrichment, including community

Video Resume- A Trending Fad or the Future? Career Corner

June 26, 2023 by | News

For the majority of students and alumni out there, a video resume seems like a scary prospect. For those who find the job hunt exhausting and are yearning for a new way to stand out, a video resume may be the most creative way yet. The concept of a video resume recently attracted the attention

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