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Include Relevant Work Experience in Any STEM Education Plan

Newly minted grads are often dismayed to find that even jobs posted as “entry level” can require two or more years of experience. What happened to on-the-job-training? It still exists, but employers seem much more willing to invest in students before, as opposed to after, … Read more

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Contract Work – Embrace It!

In the early stages of your career and in certain fields, it is common to get hired on a contract basis. A contract may last for as little as three months, or as long as three years, but one common feature to most contracts is … Read more

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Asking for a Letter of Recommendation: Who, How, When

A strong recommendation letter, from the right person, can weigh heavily in any application for a scholarship, or for admission to a graduate or professional program. It is worth thinking about what you can do to elicit the best one possible.  Who: Read the application … Read more