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The Importance of a Mentor

The Importance of a Mentor

Having a mentor is crucial to every point of your life. No matter at what stage in your personal and professional life you may be in, having a mentor serves as a tremendous asset. A mentor is a person that you can confide in and share your journey with. Your mentor is there to provide support and advice. The ideal mentor would be an individual with substantial wisdom. A mentor can be a professor, a pastor,
“Get A Job” Tips For College Seniors

“Get A Job” Tips For College Seniors

Today’s job market is challenging, and every college student is faced with an uphill climb in order to come out of college with a degree in hand and a full-time job.  The one thing a college grad wants is a job. Then realism and economic conditions are factored into the picture and they understand having a job waiting for them at graduation is not the norm.  In fact, BloombergBusiness reported only 12% had lined up full-time
The Value of Internships

The Value of Internships

Being able to score an internship while in college is a major accomplishment. Regardless of what you are majoring in, learning from those who are doing the job you hope to get is a great way to gain hands-on experience. An internship gives you the foundation of the skills that you will need in the real world, even if those skills don’t directly relate to your major. In addition, an internship can expose you to information
Interview Tips from Your Future Boss

Interview Tips from Your Future Boss

Interviews are inevitable. You might have even had one to get to college. To get a job, you’ll need to go through at least 1, if not 2 or 3 interviews. They are a big part of determining your life beyond college and it’s crucial that you learn to ace interviews. Thankfully, it’s not really that hard! We talked to a few professionals who have decades of interview experience, both doing the hiring and being interviewed.
Dress to Impress: How to be Taken Seriously in Life

Dress to Impress: How to be Taken Seriously in Life

In college, you can get away with sweatpants, an old sweatshirt, and slippers. Not so in the post-graduation world. Getting a real-world job requires you to look like an actual adult. From the moment you graduate, everyone you meet is a potential employer, client, or professional contact. How you present yourself is a big part of how you will be treated in your career, so dress to impress! Wear dress shoes – A sure sign of

5 Reasons to Work On Campus While In College

Working a campus job has the potential to be a great experience, especially at a school like Eastern Nazarene College. There are multiple reasons why that is and I can give you a supervisor’s perspective on the advantages for students. Scheduling Flexibility Campus employers know that you are at ENC to attend classes and we support those academic endeavors first and foremost. While all the campus jobs expect you to manage your time, we also schedule
9 Reasons Why College Students Need LinkedIn

9 Reasons Why College Students Need LinkedIn

Earning a degree is hard work. Let’s face it, four years of classes, labs, studying, reading, writing papers, projects, internships, presentations… the list goes on. The work is tough as is the real world, which quickly arrives after graduation. It’s important to take advantage of professional resources to help you manage this transition, many of which are available on your smartphone, tablet or desktop. When you begin your degree program, it will be natural for you
8 Reasons Why Every College Student Needs An Internship

8 Reasons Why Every College Student Needs An Internship

As college students work their way through school, they inch closer to the coveted graduation date and a full-time job. Along the way, there can be constant pressure about getting an internship or not, and the question of whether it is really worth it? These are very good questions that each student thinks about, especially as they transition to upper-classmen status. Why Are Internships In College So Important? Experience: Students that have internships acquire more well-rounded