career center

New technology used for fall Career Fair

The annual Internship & Job Career Fair returned to its pre-COVID operations last Thursday, with the addition of new employment options due to the implementation of Handshake and the Career Center’s expansion efforts.

| Contributing Writer

WU introduces new career software for undergrads

Washington University has implemented two new career-centered softwares, Handshake and VMock, for students to use this fall.

| Contributing Writer

An Inside Scoop on How to Stand Out at This Year’s Career Fair

With the Career Fair approaching on Sept. 22, it is a good time to start thinking about preparing for this season’s recruitment.

| Senior Scene Editor

COVID-19 outbreak poses difficulty for students seeking summer and post-graduate opportunities

With much of the country on lockdown and the economy heading towards a recession, many graduating seniors feel they are entering the workforce at an inopportune time.

Ellie Ito | Staff Reporter

WU academic resources remain available in new virtual format during campus closure

In order to accommodate students transitioning to online instruction, many academic resources have now been moved online, with flexibility for students living in different time zones.

Sulan Pathiranage | Staff Reporter

‘A path is not set’: Career Center’s resources for humanities students

Many aspects of the Washington University undergraduate academic experience are pre-professional, such as pre-med students studying to become doctors or business students learning about investment banking. However, the humanities majors within the College of Arts & Sciences often have a less defined path in relation to their job outcome.

Justin Moreno | Contributing Writer

Staff Editorial: The Career Fair is for all, not just STEM majors

The Career Fair has in the past–and continues present day–to be dominated by employers that represent STEM majors, leaving humanities majors with few specified options to choose from.

Staff editorial: Internship stipends provide opportunity, suffer from lack of flexibility

While the available stipends to assist students are valuable, the University should consider adjusting the system by which it allocates these funds in order to better support students.

Staff editorial: Don’t sweat the summer stuff

With barely a week of classes left of the semester and the arrival of warm weather (finally), it’s getting harder and harder to ignore the excitement of finishing classes and leaving campus for the summer. While the thought of breaking out of the routine of the semester sounds refreshing, it’s also a big source of stress for those of us who haven’t lined up plans for the summer yet.

How to interview your way into everyone’s hearts

Hey there, hi there! Instead of food, today I will give you some advice on how to improve your chances when you are job hunting in college.

Matthew Wallace | Staff Writer

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