Want to Know How to Get into One of the Hottest Career Fields?


Then don’t miss this event!

Getting in the Green: Finding Careers and Internships in the Sustainability Field
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Location: University Career Center - Multi-Purpose Room (3134 Hornbake Library)

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Three Tips for Staying Sane While Searching for a New Job


Alex K.: 45 Life Lessons, written by a 90 year old


1. Life isn’t fair, but it’s still good.

2. When in doubt, just take the next small step.

3. Life is too short not to enjoy it.

4. Your job won’t take care of you when you are sick. Your friends and family will.

5. Don’t buy stuff you don’t need.

6. You don’t have to win every argument. Stay…


5, Like, Totally Awesome Public Speaking Lessons From College Admissions Guides To Use At Work


The author recently returned from a whirlwind seven-campus, three-state college tour with his oldest son. Here’s what he learned about how to stay in the moment, make connections, and be authentic…  

It is not enough to just look the part and know your stuff. You need to be articulate and well-spoken to make the right impression and command the respect you are due.

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The number of digital companies in Queens and Staten Island has more than doubled in the past year: (via Crain’s New York Business)

There are now over 1,000 homegrown, locally headquartered tech companies in NYC. Discover #MadeinNY startups & jobs.

We love this — keep growing and supporting local!

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COUNSELLING BLOG: Starting College or University


1. Money will likely be in short supply. You’ll find a student loan doesn’t stretch very far.

2. It’s likely that you’ll feel a bit homesick at first, but for most individuals that doesn’t last too long. Just throw yourself into the activities around you and try to avoid any visits home.


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In the U.S., Avon ladies helped pioneer the door-to-door sales business model while peddling makeup and perfumes. Today, one at a time, women are fanning out to reach some of the world’s most remote markets with desperately needed goods and services. How a traveling salesforce of women could bridge Africa’s “last mile.”

Love this!

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Happy Sunday! Mondays are hard, but here are a few reads to help you be more productive this week: 

Have a wonderful start to your week, everyone. 

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