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Career Corner

  

10 Pieces of Advice that Every Grad Should Know Career Corner

April 26, 2022 by Erin Berthon | News

Graduation is right around the corner! Whether you’re trying to find a job or going to grad school, you all share common feelings; eagerness, excitement, anxiousness, and uncertainty. Here are 10 pieces of advice for you as new graduates to help ease some of your concerns. Know yourself As I have gotten to know the

How to Negotiate Salary for Your First “Real” Job Career Corner

March 23, 2022 by Erin Berthon | Wilkinson College

After graduation, you may just feel happy to have gotten a job and confident that the company or organization will offer you the best salary. This idea can not be more wrong! Knowing how to negotiate salary provides a valuable skill that can help to ensure you are fairly compensated for what you are worth

Career Corner: A Distinguished Career Fighting for Health Equity

February 23, 2022 by Carolyn Holt | News

Every year Chapman recognizes alumni who have succeeded exceptionally in their respective fields. René Bennett (Political Science: International Relations BA ‘05, minor in Economics and Honors) in Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences is the Distinguished Alumni Award recipient for 2021. Bennett, according to Political Science Professor Ronald Steiner,  is “a real role

Career Champion 2022 Career Corner

January 26, 2022 by Erin Berthon | News

  Dr. Ann Gordon, Associate Professor of Political Science in Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, is our 2022 Faculty Career Champion! In addition to teaching classes in Research Design and American Politics, Dr. Gordon is also the Director of the Ludie and David C. Henley Social Sciences Research Laboratory and the Director

Advice for Wilkinson College December Graduates Career Corner

December 13, 2021 by Erin Berthon | 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

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

November 29, 2021 by Erin Berthon | 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

Leading Your Life, Managing Your Career Career Corner

October 28, 2021 by Erin Berthon | Wilkinson College

Are you a first-year student still struggling with what you want to do, or even questioning what your major can do for you? Are you unsure of how to build a professional resume, or wondering if an internship will help you? Are you a senior that is starting to panic about graduating and feeling lost

Career Corner: Wilkinson Graduates are Career Ready

July 29, 2021 by Erin Berthon | News

Congratulations to the graduating class of 2020 and 2021, and welcome to the Wilkinson Alumni community, where connections and networking are more important than ever. I love when alumni reach out to me to share their success stories and take the time to talk with me about their experience as a Wilkinson College student. Grace

Career Corner: How Important is an Internship?

June 24, 2021 by Erin Berthon | News

How important is it for college students to complete an internship before graduation? College students who perform well in internships have long had an advantage with hiring managers once they graduate. Remote work during the pandemic made it more challenging for recruiters to connect with college students over the past year, so I have seen

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