How—and When—to Include Projects on Your Resume (Plus Examples!)

If you’ve completed a project you’re especially proud of, it’s natural to want to show it off on your resume—and it might even help you land your next job. Projects that potentially belong on your resume can come from your …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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How to Add Extracurricular Activities to Your Resume—So They Actually Help Your Job Search

When you’re writing a resume, your education and past jobs are far from the only things that matter. The truth is, the past experiences and skills that employers care about can come from a number of places. And particularly when …

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Career Services and Resources for Alumni (through June 30, 2022)

The Center for Career Development and Experiential Learning offers limited career development support to alumni of Edinboro University. Read on to learn more!

The following are only available to undergraduate alumni who graduated within the last 12 months:
One resume/cover …

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Career Development Manager
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Employers Want to See These Attributes on Students’ Resumes

Career services practitioners should advise their college students seeking full-time employment after graduation to craft a well-written resume. Why? In part, because employers responding to NACE’s Job Outlook 2019 survey said they will seek evidence of solid written communication skills on their …

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Career Development Manager
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Sample Reference List for Employment

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Christina Moreschi Career Development Manager
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7 Ways to Address Your Cover Letter That Aren’t “To Whom It May Concern”

To Whom It May Concern: I am applying for this job I found at this company that I spent so little time researching I can’t quite remember what role is open and I’m not positive I know the name of …

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Become an AmeriCorps VISTA with Lake Effect Leaders in July 2022

Are you interested in serving your nation and community after graduation in May 2022? If yes, this may be the opportunity for you.

As an AmeriCorps Volunteer in Service to America (VISTA), you have the chance to work on …

By Milo Orr
Milo Orr Graduate Assistant
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3 Tips for Fighting Interview Fear

Interview fear is nothing to be ashamed of. In fact, it’s natural, stemming from the human desire to seek approval and validation. So, first, when trying to deal with your interview fear, it’s important to recognize that interview fear is …

By Natalie Fisher - Firsthand
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Here’s Why You Should Not Include a Picture on Your Resume

In 2020, our communications—even corporate communications—are highly visual. We commonly speak in memes, GIFs, and emojis, so attaching a picture to your resume may seem like a good idea. But not so fast…

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Career Development Manager
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How to Begin a Conversation with an Alumni Mentor

Edinboro University alumni are always giving back to their alma mater in meaningful ways through our annual fund, volunteer opportunities, and scholarship donations. The Center for Career Development and Experiential Learning and the Office of Alumni Engagement are excited to …

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Career Development Manager
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8 Ways to Stand Out at a Career Fair

Standing out—in a positive way—is no easy task. When you’re piled into a packed auditorium and competing with hundreds of other job seekers for just a few minutes of a recruiter’s attention, it’s crucial to show up prepared, ready to …

By Christina Moreschi
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Great Students Don’t Necessarily Make Great Employees—Here’s Why

Katie Parrott’s college career advisor used to put her in the category of “ostrich person.” The term was reserved, she recalls, for students who’d “stick their head in the sand and pretend that school was never going to end.”

In …

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5 Copy-and-Paste Calls to Action You Can (and Should) Use in Your Emails

You’ve probably heard the advice that every single email you send should include a clear call to action for the recipient. It makes sense—if there’s nothing you need them to actually do with that email, should you really be sending …

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Kaylee Kagiavas – University of Florida

“I have had great, knowledgeable and friendly professors throughout my time here and can only hope to one day be as passionate about my profession as they are.”
Individualized Studies
Minors: Women’s Studies, History and Psychology

After graduation, I will …

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