New year, new semester, new you?

It’s a brand new year, a brand new semester, and a lot of people are starting off their New Year’s resolutions with full force.  We all have the best intentions when we make these resolutions; however, what usually happens is that most of them will be long forgotten by Spring Break.  So, instead of adding … Continue reading New year, new semester, new you?

Holiday Networking Tips

Are you excited for winter break and for your finals to be over? I bet you have a whole break full of lounging around, eating TONS of holiday food, hanging out with family, and shopping with all of that Christmas money. I understand that with such a busy schedule planned you may not have much … Continue reading Holiday Networking Tips

Dead week is here!

Some people think dead week is a time before finals where you just get to chill out and wait for finals week to start studying. They think the “dead” stands for having no work in any classes. However, if your classes are anything like mine, you know the “dead” in dead week is code for: … Continue reading Dead week is here!

Guest Blog: Keeping an Open Mind to New Opportunities

--Written by Jacqueline F. Hills-- As a Purdue graduate just under five years in the work force, I reflect on how my career path has brought me back to Boilermaker Nation. During my time at Purdue, I did everything to supplement my Purdue degree with additional experience on and off campus.  I was fortunate enough … Continue reading Guest Blog: Keeping an Open Mind to New Opportunities

How to obtain a great letter of recommendation

Letters of recommendation are usually necessary for admittance into college, for scholarship opportunities, graduate school, and jobs.  How do you obtain a letter that will do your amazing skills and personality justice?  If you have a specific position or opportunity you are applying to, there are some guidelines you can follow to be sure your … Continue reading How to obtain a great letter of recommendation

The art of cover letter writing…. You can do it!

Cover letters.  They’re probably my least favorite thing about applying for internships and job opportunities.  I don’t know one person who enjoys sitting down to write a cover letter.  Why is this?  It’s nerve-racking knowing that what you say, or don’t say, could determine whether the reader of your cover gives you the time of … Continue reading The art of cover letter writing…. You can do it!