Career Articles

Utilize Your Summer to Get Ahead for Jobs and Internships

Students don’t need to have a formal internship in order to learn about career fields, make lasting connections with people in the industry, or prepare for the upcoming year. Below are some strategies to take advantage of during the next couple of months: -Make Connections -Professional Development -Prepare Now for the Upcoming Year

What to Know About Internships

Written by Robin Reshwan, Seen on USNews.com

As “Plastics” were the future to young Benjamin Braddock in the movie “The Graduate,” internships are the future for the students and new grads of today. Hiring managers consider internships important for career success, but they are also one of the best ways to explore potential careers. This brief guide to internships will help you understand what an internship is, how to find one and how they can expand your future career prospects.

5 Tips for Success as an Online Learner

Originally posted by Continuing and Professional Education on April 13, 2020

Like many of us, you may be endeavoring to use this shelter-in-place time in productive ways. Maybe you organized your home Marie Kondo style (or maybe just a closet). If you’re looking for other ways to stay productive while staying at home, then now may be the perfect time to upskill, reskill—or pivot—in your career.

Tips for Future-Proofing Your Career

Originally shared by UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education on June 22, 2020

Did you catch our “Future-Proof Your Career” Webinar Series? Hosted by career counseling expert Andrea Weiss, the series covered steps for building career resilience, networking, leveraging LinkedIn effectively, virtual interviewing and developing accomplishment statements for sharing your achievements.   

Learning from Home

Originally shared by UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education on April 03, 2020

Best Skills to List on Your Resume (and Some Skills to Exclude)

Reflecting in-demand qualifications on your resume is key.

By Robin Reshwan

THE AVERAGE AMERICAN will change jobs around 10 times in their adult life. The hard truth of a modern career is that all of us will need to showcase our capabilities 20 to 40 times to secure those 10 roles. The first step of almost every interview process is to submit a resume. With so much riding on that first impression, reflecting targeted skills in your resume is key. Here are some in-demand skills and abilities to include on your resume.