Being passionate about your work is a good thing, right? You might be surprised to learn that there are downsides to prioritizing passion above all else, including exploitation and inequality in the workplace. Check out …
‘Can we predict the future?’: How COVID-19 Redefined Our Notion of ‘Practical’ Degrees
Feeling pressured to choose a “practical” major over one you’re truly interested in? Know that what’s considered practical changes over time, and all degrees hold value in an unpredictable world.
TikTok resumes and Instagram portfolios: How college students are using social media to find jobs
Love spending time on social media? Find out how you can leverage your online presence to develop a strong personal brand and discover exciting opportunities you might otherwise miss.
Busting Career Myths
Our economy is more dynamic than ever. In spite of this new normal, many people continue to think about career pathways in a very old-fashioned, outdated manner. Here are five of the most persistent myths …
The Pandemic Made Internships Hypercompetitive
The world of internships has changed quite a bit since the start of the pandemic. Read on for examples of how college students across the country adapted and made the most of their experiences over …
Career Services and Supporting Your Students’ Success
This summer we know there is a lot on your students’ minds, and whether they are a sophomore or a senior, career planning is likely one of them. At UW–Madison there are many resources available …
How to Make Better Decisions About Your Career
Starting to ponder what you want to do after you graduate? Here are five questions to reflect on as you explore career options that fit your unique interests, values, and goals.
Career Advice for College Students Navigating the New Normal
You don’t need to be on campus to explore careers and build skills. Check out these tips for taking a proactive approach to your career development, regardless of where you are physically located.
When Should my College Student Choose a Major?
When your student should choose a major depends on several factors, including how soon they are ready, what kind of major they’re considering, and when their college requires them to declare. One important thing to …
Born to the Internet, Grew up Fast in a Pandemic
While many in-person student jobs on hold because of the pandemic, some students have turned to online entrepreneurship to help pay the bills and get real-world work experience.