Block Break 7: “From Intern to WINtern” Workshop Series

  Spending time on campus this Block Break? The Career Center is hosting an “Intern to WINtern” Workshop Series during Block Break 7 to help students make the most of summer internships: from managing time and responsibilities, to presenting themselves professionally in communication, appearance and workplace relationships. All sessions will take place in the Tutt…

53 Ways to Get a Job Before Graduation

53 Ways to Get a Job Before Graduation Originally posted by The Muse.com   Graduation is an incredibly exciting time, but we don’t have to tell you that it’s also incredibly scary—especially for the many grads who don’t yet know what they’re going to do once they have that diploma in hand. If you have…

51 Great Questions to Ask in an Interview

51 Great Questions to Ask in an Interview By The Muse | Originally posted on The Muse.com You probably already know that an interview isn’t just a chance for the hiring manager to grill you with interview questions—it’s your opportunity to sniff out whether a job is the right fit for you. Which means: It’s important…

Your Winter Break Career Prep Checklist

You made it! The semester is over, your bags are packed, and you’re heading home (or maybe staying on campus to enjoy a snowy Colorado winter). Now what? Winter Break is great, but it can easily morph from a restful vacation into four weeks of slouching around the house. As amazing as it feels to…

Your Major Doesn’t Equal Your Destiny

The terrible piece of career advice I got over and over again as a college student By Áine Cain for Business Insider I once got into a very polite conversation — tour guides don’t argue with guests — with a nice but unyielding tourist who said, “You have to go into teaching because that’s the only thing to do…

Half Block registrations now open!

It’s finally here! You can now register for skill-building, resume-boosting classes that take place during Winter Break. Learn new skills, boost your resume, prepare for grad school, and try out new careers! When is Half Block? Half Block takes place over Winter Break, from January 7-17, 2019. How do I register? Register on Summit: Student Life.…

What is 5 Under 25?

About 5 Under 25 5 Under 25 is a Career Center series that features alumni under the age of 25 in diverse and exciting fields, each of whom launched their career immediately after graduating from CC. 5 Under 25 speakers speak in-depth about their industry, marketing their liberal arts experience, networking, hiring practices, and more. Each…

What Can I Do With a Major In…?

What are the possibilities of an English major? Or one in Environmental Science, Biology, Sociology, Economics, or Political Science? We have some answers for you! The Career Center has a new jobs resource that can help you explore the possibilities of the six most popular majors at CC. You can learn: What kind of jobs…

Are you a T-shaped student? Here’s why you should be.

Teachers, professors, and career counselors have long encouraged students to be “well-rounded.” But the problem with well-rounded students is that they usually don’t focus on any one thing for a prolonged period of time. Too often they seem to participate in activities just to check off a series of boxes, instead of showing the deep…

Coffee Chats with the Career Center

Planning to be on campus over Half Block? Why not use your free afternoons to drink some coffee, eat some snacks, and chat with the Career Center staff about resumes, interviews, applications, networking, finding job and internship opportunities, and more? Join us at 3:30pm in the afternoons of Half Block (January 8-18, 2018) to cover…

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How to Find a Job You Love

How to Find a Job You Love by Isabel Sperry for Vault | August 29, 2017 With the start of the new school year brings the stress of lining up a job after graduation. Yet when you’re in college, it can be difficult to find any job opportunities at all—let alone identify those that would be a…

Making the Most of the Second Half of your Internship

By Karim Abouelnaga. Reposted from Forbes. By now, many of you are probably halfway through your summer internships. You know people’s names and you are probably at a point where you’re also adding value to the organization or company that you’re with. But it is easy to finish your internship and feel like you could’ve done…

Navigating Your Career with Jeremy Jepson ’99, Director of Public Affairs at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts

Navigating an Impact Career in a Time of Transformation Monday, April, 3 from 12:15-1:30 p.m. in Gaylord Hall. Catered lunch is provided.   A 1999 graduate of Colorado College, Jeremy is a Director of Public Affairs at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts (WDPR), where he leads global reputation management. He works at the intersection of corporate responsibility, government…