Career

Applying for a job can be intimidating and scary, especially when it comes to putting together your resume. Whether you’re a senior searching for a post-college position or an underclassman trying to gain some experience, it’s tough to know what employers are looking for. But if you do it right, your resume can be the most surefire way to impress a prospective employer and present yourself in a professional manner. Use these tips to put together a great resume so that you can land your dream job (or, at least, a job). 1. Relevant job and internship experience The most important thing you can...
Everywhere you turn, someone somewhere is talking about internships. Whether it’s where to look for them, how to tailor resumes and cover letters for specific positions, or how to follow up on applications, they’re always a topic of conversation. It seems like there’s little time for anything else! Not to stress you out, but there’s one other really important factor that should be on your radar: making sure you can get credit for your internship. It would be a shame for you to do all that work only to find out that credit didn’t transfer, or that all you needed for credit was a meeting and...
With internship and job applications sent, soon collegiettes will hear back from organizations that were impressed by our qualifications. Interested in learning more about how well you’d fit into their company, potential employers often interview job candidates to connect a person to the pieces of paper—a résumé and cover letter—that helped you to initially stand out from the other applicants. Interviews can seem scary; walking into an unfamiliar office to persuade a stranger to give you a job is no easy feat. But, even if public speaking gives you nightmares, Her Campus has the answers to...