Network Like a Pro

May 25, 2018 Re-posted from www.jobipedia.org Some people love networking; it’s a great opportunity to meet all sorts of people and pick their brains about different companies or industries. Other people hate it; it may feel awkward introducing yourself to people and asking them to help you advance (or start) your career. Whether you fall into…

3 Soft Skills You Need to Stand Out in an Interview

by Natalie Fisher | May 25, 2018 Re-posted from Vault One of the biggest mistakes interviewees make in interviews is believing they need to be polished, professional, and perfect all the time. Instead, what they need is to exhibit a few specific “soft skills.” And so, [READ MORE and] you’ll find these soft skills, along with examples…

Hiring ACM Summer Special Project Fellow

We are pleased to announce that ACM is searching for two Summer Special Project Fellows. The job postings are available on the ACM website (www.ACM.edu/employment). The Summer Special Project Fellows will assist the president and other ACM senior leaders with research projects, data gathering, analysis, and other special projects during the summer. The program is…

Will you be in the Maryland area this summer?

ATTEND THE MARYLAND CAREER CONSORTIUM CAREER FAIR The annual Maryland Career Consortium Career Fair will be held on Friday, June 1st from 11:30am-3:30pm at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC).  130 employers will be recruiting for full-time and internship opportunities.  Come and meet employers from a variety of industries who are eager to fill…

6 Things to Research About a Company Before an Interview

by Lisa Rangel | May 15, 2018 Re-posted from Vault Researching the company you’re interviewing with is a must, and almost all job candidates do it to some degree. However, many candidates don’t research thoroughly enough or research the right things. So, below are the most important things to research about a company before an interview, which…

Graduating Without a Job? Don’t Panic

by Phil Stott | May 09, 2018 Re-posted by Vault With graduation season around the corner, many soon-to-be grads are finding themselves confronting “the real world” that their parents, TV shows and random strangers have always warned them about. And, if they’re anything like I was at that age, many of them are entering that phase of…

Colorado Documentary Filmmaker looking for a CC intern

CC alum and Colorado Documentary Filmmaker is looking for a CC student intern to help him get a 10-city Colorado tour off the ground, and most importantly, a Colorado Springs screening event ASAP. A small grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and Colorado Creative Industries will help fund the tour. Each event is meant to…

MacLean Symposium on Writing as Craft and Career

The CC English Department presents the MacLean Symposium on Writing as Craft and Career: In Honor of Ruth Barton   Panel 1: Thursday, April 5, at 7:00 PM in the Cornerstone Screening Room  “CC Alumni Writers Discuss Writing at CC: Remembering Ruth Barton” All are welcome to join six acclaimed authors who studied under Ruth Barton…

Public Relations Summer Internship, JKD & Company, Denver

JKD & Company has been in business for 30+ years providing a variety of services to a diverse clientele base. The internship offers the opportunity to learn about public relations, media relations, community relations and special events planning. Interns will write news releases, newsletter articles, media pitches and various assignments. Interns work directly with owner,…

Networking Is Just Chatting

by Karyn Mullins | March 07, 2018 Re-posted from VAULT Networking. Just seeing the word is enough to make your palms sweaty and your mouth dry. When someone brings up the idea, you begin looking for a way to escape. But networking is essential to advancing in your career. Despite widespread hesitation toward networking, the benefit isn’t…

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Colorado Springs Sports Corp Summer 2018 Internships

The Colorado Springs Sports Corporation (The Sports Corp) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization committed to creating and attracting sporting events that contribute to the quality of life for citizens of the Pikes Peak Region and generate an economic impact for the community. Annual events include: Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack, Rocky Mountain State Games, Colorado Springs Sports…

Mock Interviews with CC alumni 2/20 & 2/21

Sign up now while spots remain. Whether you have a specific interview coming soon, or just want to practice your skills and get feedback, this is a great time. Interviews will be held in the Career Center the afternoons of Tuesday, February 20, and Wednesday, February 21. Sign up for a specific time slot and…

CC DOCUMENTARY EXPLORATION GRANTS

ANNOUNCING THE COLORADO COLLEGE DOCUMENTARY EXPLORATION GRANTS A brand-new program will provide grants from $500-$10,000 to create character-driven documentary films that push students’ critical and creative boundaries. Proposed films should explore personal, social, environmental, or cultural perspectives to engage the audience and invite solutions for a more sustainable future. The program will also connect students…

2/6 SocialSEO Meetup

Tuesday, Feb. 6th, 5:30 How Digital Marketing Skills Can Help You Secure A Career 5475 Mark Dabling Blvd #210, Colorado Springs, CO 80918 Register to Secure Your Spot SocialSEO is NOW HIRING Seniors PPC Specialist I (entry-level) SEO Analyst (entry-level) H T T P S : / / W W W . S O C I…

Deadline 2/1: ArtistYear, one-year fellowship for artists

ArtistYear is dedicated to enhancing school engagement, increasing civic behaviors, and developing student artistry for vulnerable youth populations: economically disadvantaged students, English Language Learners, and students of color. Each ArtistYear AmeriCorps Member works full-time in a Title I school in America to deliver an issue-based arts curriculum that inspires active youth citizens and supports school culture…

Job Search Hacks for the Holidays

by Derek Loosvelt | December 07, 2016 re-posted from Vault   Come mid-December, the only things most of us feel like doing are holiday partying and sleeping, holiday partying and sleeping, repeat till January 2nd. Although there’s certainly nothing wrong with imbibing too much eggnog and catching up on your sleep, if you do nothing but that…

12/7 Foundational Skills: Networking

Sometimes it’s all about who you know! Use winter break wisely… talk to your people! They actually DO WANT to help! Come find different ways to network/connect with CC alumni to find the next step in your journey. Wednesday, December 7 at 4pm Loomis Lounge Bring your computers so we can get started together!

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4 Rules to Network Successfully

by Kristina Rudic | July 25, 2016 reposted from Vault Networking can be unnerving, to say the least. Meeting new people – particularly ones you want to impress – can leave many of us sweaty palmed, blubbering, and just plain out nervous. If you ask experts, networking is one of the most important parts to a successful job…

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3 LinkedIn Tricks to Get the Job You Want

by Miriam Salpeter | June 13, 2016 Reposted from Vault The first rule of LinkenIn is right after you meet someone, follow up with a request to connect via LinkedIn. The reason is employers prefer to hire via referrals, and when you connect with people on a social media site like LinkedIn that you’d never…

NEW Online Student Alumni Connection Platform

We need your help! Help us name our new online student alumni network platform! The Career Center and Office of Alumni Relations are partnering to provide an online platform for students to connect with  alumni who can assist you in exploring careers and industries, learning about companies/organizations, and other career related questions. Help us name…