Avoiding Job and Internship Scams

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When evaluating potential employment, you must be careful to avoid scams and fraudulent postings. While Edinboro University makes every attempt to block them, scammers constantly find new ways to bypass the system. Fake job postings can be found not only …

By Pete Ostrander
Pete Ostrander Assistant Director of Career Development Pete Ostrander
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Online Resume/Cover Letter Review

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Complete this form and attach your resume and/or cover letter files in the appropriate format for a personalized review from the Career Center.
Step 1: Review the content on this page – many of your most frequently asked questions are addressed …

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Career Development Manager Christina Moreschi
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Maximizing Your Shadowing Experience

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During the search for your first job or a new position, you may find yourself with an opportunity to shadow someone working in a similar position. Always, and I mean always, say, “yes!” In fact, if you’re interviewing and …

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Should You Go to Grad School? 5 Things to Consider in the COVID Era

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During times of economic weakness or uncertainty, many graduate programs see their applications swell. There are already signs that the economic strain brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic will drive the same kind of increased interest in graduate school.

While …

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How to Make Your Voice Heard in the Workplace (Especially as a Woman or Minority)

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Have you ever sat silently as a coworker talked for 47 of the 50 minutes allotted for a meeting? Have you mentioned an idea only to be ignored or have someone else say it later and get credit? It can …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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10 Entry-Level Jobs That Actually Pay—Plus Tips on How to Get Them

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The phrase “entry-level” has, in many ways, become synonymous with low pay. But the truth is, “It is not the term ‘entry-level’ that determines salary,” says Linda J. Hollenback, MSEd, a college and career strategist, founder of Hollenback Consulting, and …

By Deanna deBara - The Muse
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What is Ableism? | Confronting Ableism in the Workplace

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Despite the significant number of people living with disability across the U.S.—and the world at large—widespread misconceptions about disability can cause ableist language and behavior to proliferate.

But what is ableism, and how does it play out in the …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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Open-Access Black History Month Events at Texas A&M

Open-Access Black History Month Events at Texas A&M

This article was originally written by Justin Ikpo for Texas A&M University, and can be found here.

The university is offering a wide variety of virtual events to celebrate and provide education about the unique contributions made by people of …

By Milo Orr
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The Value of Mentorship: Creating Opportunities for People of Color

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Mentoring can play a crucial role in our professional success, and this is especially true for people of color. Due to the disparity in diversity of representation within leadership combined with a lack of access to …

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How to Write Professional Emails That Get the Results You Want

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People get dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of emails (let’s not even talk about how many unread emails are sitting in my inbox right now) and it’s easy to miss—or just plain ignore—them on a scroll. So when you’re writing …

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Living with Chronic Illness or Disability | Know Your Strengths

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The job search is already an anxiety-inducing endeavor, but it can also be demoralizing when you live with chronic illness or disability. You may be unsure of whether or not to disclose your health status from the get-go and, if …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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How Will a Biden Presidency Affect International Students’ Job Search?

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It’s been more than a week since Joe Biden was elected the 46th president of the United States. Following Biden’s successful presidential bid, we spoke with international student career expert Marcelo Barros to get a sense of how a Biden …

By Derek Loosvelt - Vault
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