A new model for career planning

A new model for career planning

A growing number of first-year students are seeking career advice and resources early in their college careers. In response, the Career Center has launched a number of new career-readiness program specifically for first-year students. The center also collaborated with Arts & Sciences on a pilot program that combines career planning and academic advising.  

WashU Expert: 7 job search tips for graduates — and stressed out parents​​

For 25 years, Mark Smith, JD, associate vice chancellor and director of the Career Center at Washington University in St. Louis, has been helping new graduates – and their parents – cope with the stress of finding that first job. Smith shares his seven top tips for graduates and their parents.

Career Center stipends support students with unpaid internships

Unpaid internships are the norm in many industries. The Career Center’s summer stipends help students pay their bills while working an unpaid internship. The Career Center also awards grants to students who must travel to a job interview or would like to attend a Career Center Road Show.

Career Center debuts STEM Slam

In addition to the Fall Career Fair on Wednesday, the Career Center will host its first STEM Slam on Tuesday. Twenty recruiters from top STEM-related business will pitch to students their businesses in 45 seconds. Recruiters say smaller, more-focused events like this better connect students and businesses.
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