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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Construction is underway in the Danforth University Center to develop a new office for the vice chancellor for students, Lori White, and to create additional study spaces available to students and the Career Center.
Today marks the first day of the Career Center’s Fall Career Fair: a now two-day event that will feature 130 employers. Despite all these options, students who are studying something other than business, engineering, science or math may be hard-pressed to find more than a handful of opportunities that align with their interests.
The Danforth Campus will be suited up for two days as over 130 employers attend the Fall Career Fair, which will take place on both Sept. 17 and 18 at the Mallinckrodt Center.
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