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Career Corner

  

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

Career Corner: Students Find Internships Creative and Inspiring A glimpse into Creative and Cultural Industries Student Internships

April 28, 2021 by Erin Berthon | News

Creative and Cultural Industries (CCI) is not a straightforward minor, and what makes it exciting is that students can personalize the minor to fit their own creative needs with their specific major. As students connect the minor to their unique prism of research and practice, internship exploration can be exciting. Their internships cover a vast

Career Corner: Alumna Kira King Looks to Wilkinson for Growth and Inspiration

March 25, 2021 by Erin Berthon | Alumni

In January 2020, I received a phone call from alumna, Kira King, seeking career advice about changing from a career in entertainment finance to one as a writer. She had a knack for numbers, but storytelling was her passion. My first piece of advice was not to quit your job. I encouraged her to explore

Career Corner How a Major or Minor in Philosophy can Prepare you for the Future

November 20, 2020 by Erin Berthon | News

What exactly is Philosophy? How does a Philosophy major or minor prepare you for a career? Philosophy involves thinking about some big questions in life and gives you the tools that will enable you to make informed judgments. Philosophy classes offer the space to think, write, and discuss one’s experiences broadly — not just the

Career Corner Improving Gender Equality in the Workplace 

October 30, 2020 by Erin Berthon | News

I was once told to always remove my wedding ring before going into an interview, so I wouldn’t be pre-judged for having a family and the job being affected. This stereotype is proof that women still have to think about these types of inequalities.  Recently I was asked to speak on a panel, Women in

Career Corner Meet Alumni, Tyler Park, Art Gallery Owner

September 28, 2020 by Erin Berthon | News

Tyler Park (‘12), who graduated with a B.F.A in Studio Art, made a lifelong dream come true when he opened his very own gallery, Tyler Park Presents, in Silverlake, California. Park grew up in Murrieta, just outside of Temecula. At a young age, he became interested in art and spent a lot of his time

Nailing an Interview, During COVID and Beyond!

August 25, 2020 by Erin Berthon | News

It doesn’t seem to be the easiest time to find a job right now, but according to LinkedIn and other job sites, plenty of companies and organizations are hiring.  So, there is hope!  The COVID-19 pandemic is keeping most people and students at home, which means, interviewing for a job or internship will most likely

Career Corner Higbee & Associates Raise the Bar on Internships

July 23, 2020 by Erin Berthon | Wilkinson College

One of the most impactful experiences during your time as an undergraduate student is completing an internship. Gaining work experience is key for boosting your employability, especially as a liberal arts student. As the career advisor for Wilkinson College, it is important that I make connections with organizations and companies that can provide a great

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