Career

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...
Summer is approaching, and fast. If you still haven’t landed the internship of your dreams, being the fabulous collegiette you are, you probably have some interviews lined up. Interviews can be tough—how are you supposed to dazzle an employer with your sparkling personality while maintaining your professional persona? It’s a difficult balance to strike, but we consulted the experts about how to pull it off! Focus on your passions When you’re going into an interview, you should always take some time to prep beforehand. However, you should be prepared to talk about more than just your...
Gone are the days when applicants could only "wow" employers with powerful cover letters and loads of experience. Now you have the opportunity to stand out against the competition by giving your resume a dash of pizzazz. Whether you go as far as reconstructing your resume's layout or simply use an interesting font, creative resumes are a growing trend amongst job applicants. Before you start Googling zesty templates, let us give you a crash course on creative resumes. Though opting for a more innovative format seems like a no-brainer, the phenomenon has its fair share of drawbacks as well....