January 6, 2017

Five tips for your next informational interview

Wondering whether a certain career or organization might be the right fit for you? An informational interview with an experienced professional can give you an insider’s perspective.

December 14, 2016

Finding a summer internship: a monthly guide

Swimming in free time? Looking for fresh ways to spend it?

Riiiight. I didn’t think so. But even with classes, athletics, orgs, jobs, and everything else a Mount Holyoke College student commits to, it’s important to keep career planning in the picture. Who knows when the next great opportunity will come your way? Luckily, Mount Holyoke is filled with resources to help you. Here’s a month-by-month guide to finding the perfect internship.

December 6, 2016

The CDC means resources

In honor of November, which was National Career Development Month, advisors at the Career Development Center highlighted their favorite tools and resources. The six listed below can give you a serious leg up in your job or internship search.

October 14, 2016

Professionalism: tips, tricks, and anecdotes

Professionalism is not a simple concept to pin down, but it’s a quality that virtually all employers look for. Beyond having the right mix of technical and executive skills, understanding what it means to be professional can help you stand out from the crowd when looking for jobs and internships. Here are six keys to professionalism.

September 23, 2016

Recruiting at a women’s college

If you’re anything like the majority of women searching for the right college, you’re likely not thinking about attending a women’s college at all. If that’s the case, I’d like to let you in on one of our best kept secrets—employers actually seek out women who go to women’s colleges because of the leadership potential that our unique environment fosters.

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