5 Things They Don’t Tell You about the Career Fair

The nerves are high-strung, the newly revised resumes get printed, and the suits come out of the closet (or the roommate’s). Thus approaches that daunting event of year. The career fair. If you’re a freshman or if you haven’t been to a career fair before, it can sound like your worst nightmare, especially if you’re … Continue reading 5 Things They Don’t Tell You about the Career Fair

Career Fairs: The Freshman Year Perspective

Two years ago as a freshman, I had a hard time grasping the idea of a career fair and the importance of internships. Sure, some of the upperclassmen I spoke to gave some advice and shared their stories, but I didn’t even know if I was going to enjoy studying hospitality yet. That first semester … Continue reading Career Fairs: The Freshman Year Perspective

5 Reasons to Pursue a Non-Profit Career

What is a nonprofit? Nonprofits are organizations that work to improve the common good of society in some way, typically through charitable, educational, scientific or religious means (usnews). According to a 2012 report by the Center for Civil Society Studies at Johns Hopkins University, nonprofit employment represents 10.1 percent of total employment in the United … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Pursue a Non-Profit Career

How To Make This Your Best Year Yet

With the first week of classes almost complete, we hope you're as excited as we are to have a productive and exciting school year. With that being said, here are some tips from the CCO on how to ensure it's your best year yet. 1. Get organized. With a new year comes a fresh start. Use … Continue reading How To Make This Your Best Year Yet

A Boilermaker Who … Stumbled Upon His Dream

Name: Chip Perfect Graduation Year/Major: 1979, Agriculture Education Owner: Perfect North Slopes How did you get from graduation and no job, to owner of your own company? "When I graduated from Purdue University in 1979, the economy and job market were similar to that of today's and I was not able to find a job. … Continue reading A Boilermaker Who … Stumbled Upon His Dream