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.
We will send your reviewed document(s) back to you within two business days, and schedule a follow-up …

By Monica Clem
Monica Clem Executive Director, Career Development and Experiential Learning Monica Clem
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Three Things to Consider When Asking for a Job Reference

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Asking for a job reference is one of those things that is perfectly normal and necessary, and yet potentially uncomfortable. There something about asking, “Hey, is it okay if a stranger calls you and asks you a lot of questions …

By Kaitlin McManus - Vault
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Alumni Spotlight: How to Switch to a Data Career Without a Specialized Degree

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Making a career change can be intimidating. And yet, moving from one job to another is becoming increasingly more common. The average person in the United States changes careers between five and seven times in their life. According to CNBC, …

By Simona Galant - Springboard
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5 Ways to Maximize Your Job Search During the Holidays

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Thanksgiving is almost here, and Christmas and Hanukkah are around the corner. It’s the perfect time to unwind, eat some pie, and take a break from your job search, right? Wrong—except for the pie part. (There is always time for …

By Mary Kate Sheridan - Vault
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Is a Part-Time Job Right for You? 3 Questions to Ask Yourself

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As a result of COVID-19, many people’s work lives have been turned upside down. If you were let go, had to put your education plans on hold, or were suddenly left without childcare options, you may be wondering if a …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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5 Best Cannabis Jobs That Don’t Require Industry Knowledge

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Among the big winners of the recent election was the cannabis industry. On November 3rd, Americans in Arizona, Montana, New Jersey, and South Dakota voted to legalized the possession of marijuana. In addition, voters in Mississippi and South Dakota approved …

By Ross Danson - Vault
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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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8 Tips to Survive Graduating Into a Recession, From People Who’ve Been There

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If I could change one thing about my career, it would be my timing. I graduated from college in 2009 and entered the workforce at the height of the 2008-2009 recession, the largest economic upheaval since the Great Depression. That …

By Ilana (Plen) Gordon - The Muse
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How to Set Healthy Boundaries While Working from Home for the Long Haul

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It’s been more than six months since the COVID-19 pandemic began changing the way we live and work. And with no end in sight, many employers have asked their employees to work from home (WFH) as much as possible for …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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6 Ways to Build Up Your Resume When You Can’t Afford to Do an Unpaid Internship

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As you start thinking about life after college, you may hear that internships are the most important stepping stones to your first job. And they are often the simplest and most traditional way to build up your resume so you …

By Tiffany Waddell Tate - The Muse
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Remote Paid Internships Available with Silicon Valley-based Company Jiffy.ai

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Thanks to efforts by Congressman Ro Khanna (D-CA), students in rural American will have increased access to paid internships with Silicon Valley-based employers and technology companies. One such company, Jiffy. ai, is offering up to three paid remote internships, all …

By Monica Clem
Monica Clem Executive Director, Career Development and Experiential Learning Monica Clem
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