LinkedIn How-To: The Basics of Your Profile

LinkedIn has become a vital tool in getting your face out there for employers to see. Additionally, the site serves as a way for you to seek out job opportunities and connect with employers after an interview or career fair. The first step to making your LinkedIn account worthwhile is understanding how to set up […]

Grow Your Network in Three Easy Steps

Trying to build yourself a network of people seems like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be so intimidating. Here are three simple things that you can do to get started! 1. Be friendly with your professors! Even if you don’t want to be a college professor, they often have connections and contacts […]

Your Best Foot Forward: Navigating a Career Fair

Career fair season is knocking on our door and we want to help you feel more confident and prepared! First impressions are essential when you are trying to make an impact on recruiters who are encountering tons of faces within a few hours. Here are some tips to help navigate the room: RÉSUMÉ, RÉSUMÉ, RÉSUMÉ […]

Elevator Pitch: Engaging an Employer in Less Than a Minute

Career fair season is in full-swing, and there is nothing more important at a fair than to standout amongst the crowd and win employers over. One of the central aspects to presenting yourself at a career event is having a quick elevator speech to present to employers. An elevator speech is a brief introduction that […]

Get in a Group: Sessions to Help You Navigate Calling and Career

Centered in connecting, Boerigter strives to meet with every student across campus. In this mindset, we are now offering group sessions. This opportunity will allow you to meet in a setting of around 5-10 students to engage in learning and asking questions in a variety of topics. Whether you are in your first year as a […]

The DiscoverWork Program: What Our Students Have Been Up To!

It’s early morning and a student has just shown up at their host’s office for a full day of job shadowing. The student starts the day with an amazing informational interview and quickly gets through most of the questions she came in curious about. Now the host is staring back at the student and a […]

Helping Your Student Succeed: Tips from Career Development

Dale Austin, Associate Dean of Career Development Many students meet with us and report they have no idea where they should even start when it comes to networking and the job search. As a parent of three college graduates, I sincerely wanted the best for each of my children as they attended college. I hoped that […]

Greek Life and the Real World

 “It takes community to maintain a human.”                     –Earon Davis There are a lot of negative connotations that can be associated with members of Greek life. A lot of people assume that being part of a sorority or fraternity means that all you do is party, have […]

How to Make the Most out of Family Gatherings

So it’s almost the holiday times once again, Uncle Joe and Aunt Marge will be in town yet again. You see the same people every year, but do you know what they do? Family (and friend) gatherings can be long and repetitive year to year, BUT use this time to your advantage. People love to […]

How to Use Social Media to Open Doors

It’s that day and age when everyone and their brother is on social media. From celebrity tweets to your grandma’s birthday pictures, social media connects the world in a way we have never seen before. So how do you use this powerful tool to your advantage? Here are some tips for how to use social […]