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Graduate Students

Welcome Graduate Students!

Navigate through this page to explore some of the on-demand resources available to you as a graduate student. We encourage you to view the career communities as well to explore industry-related content unique to your professional interests.

These Time Management Skills Can Make You a Better Employee—and Improve Your Work-Life Balance

Time management is one of those important work and life skills that seems to find its way into every job interview and performance review. That’s because recruiters and management teams alike know that an employee’s time management skills can make …

By Leah Campbell - The Muse
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Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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8 Tips to Fight That Zoom Fatigue (Because All Those Video Meetings Are Exhausting)

If you’ve been working remotely for any amount of time, chances are you’ve experienced some kind of “Zoom fatigue.”

We probably don’t need to explain it to you, but just in case: The phrase Zoom fatigue refers to “an overall …

By Kate Bratskeir - The Muse
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Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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What to look for when considering a new job – the basics and beyond

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Whether it’s your first job fresh from college or making a company change, it’s important to make sure where you land is where you want to be. Finding the right fit with a company is as important as …

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What Size Company Is Right for You? Here’s What I’ve Learned Going From Startups to a Fortune 500 Company

Last year, after a decade of working at small startups, I set my sights on larger, established companies: Series Bs, recent IPOs, and the Fortune 500. Recently married, in my mid-30s, and staring down a global pandemic, I was looking …

By Neal Shyam - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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How to Ask for a Raise or Negotiate Your Salary

Whether you’re negotiating your incoming salary for a new job or asking for a raise in your current position, here are some points you’ll want to address in order to have a professional conversation regarding your salary.

1. Know the …

By Jeriann Watkins Ireland - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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FEATURED RESOURCES

Video Interview Prep

Preparing for video interviews are equally as important as in-person interviews. View this resource as a way to help prepare …

Elements Of A Personal Brand

Ensure you are putting your best self out there! Use this resource as a guide to manage your personal brand …

My Next Move

My Next Move is an interactive tool for students to learn more about career options, including tasks, skills, salary information …

Resume Example Guide

View this resource for examples of resumes ranging from class years and specialized majors!

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LinkedIn Profile and Tips

Since its creation in May 2003, LinkedIn has changed the shape of recruiting. According to a 2015 study, 95% of …

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