Scientific Communication: Mentoring Workshop

Written by:

Ashley A. Schantz, Sr. Director of Undergraduate Education, Life Design Lab

Jason Trageser, PhD, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Neuroscience

Scientists need to be able to communicate their research to a broad audience. This is essential because everyone benefits …

By Ashley Schantz
Ashley Schantz Senior Director, Undergraduate Education
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Reflections from the International Career Collective’s Inaugural Think Tank

Written by: Yasir Kurt

The International Career Collective’s (ICC) Think Tank, held on Friday, June 7th, served as a vital platform for career services professionals to gain insights and strategies tailored to the unique opportunities for international students. This focus …

By Kayla Michael
Kayla Michael
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How to Build Your Hiring Timeline 101 (based on our data!)

In today’s competitive job market, students are casting wider nets than ever before, submitting multiple applications to secure coveted positions. This trend expands their options but poses challenges for industries aiming to attract top talent. More applications, more opportunity for …

By Daniela Valdes
Daniela Valdes
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Employer Branding: The Key to Attracting Top Talent

Did you know, a whopping 92% of people said they’d be open to switching jobs if it meant working for a company with a stellar reputation? (Glassdoor) 

Reader, meet: employer branding… It’s not just about fancy perks. It’s about …

By Vibha Sathesh Kumar
Vibha Sathesh Kumar
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New Hires Lost in Translation? Sharing the Unwritten Rules can Help!

Acing the interview, tailoring your resume, and researching the company – these are all essential steps in landing a great job offer. But as recent graduates step into their first professional roles, they quickly realize there’s a whole other side to …

By Vibha Sathesh Kumar
Vibha Sathesh Kumar
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Go Beyond The Gut Feeling: Hire Smarter with Structured Interviews 

In 1979, the University of Texas Medical School at Houston faced a unique challenge. After a rigorous selection process, they had identified their class of 150 students. However, a sudden legislative mandate forced them to expand the class size by …

By Vibha Sathesh Kumar
Vibha Sathesh Kumar
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Why Google Hires Humanities Majors?

In the landscape of modern workplaces, we have moved past the belief that only specific majors lead to success in specific roles. Although industry-aligned education is undoubtedly valuable, the talent that lies outside of traditional majors considered for a role …

By Vibha Sathesh Kumar
Vibha Sathesh Kumar
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Finding the Perfect Fit: A Guide to Job Applicant Screening

We get it – hiring the right candidate for a role is not always a walk in the park, especially in today’s competitive job market. Posting and marketing a job is already a lift, not to mention the screening and selection …

By Vibha Sathesh Kumar
Vibha Sathesh Kumar
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The Game-Changing Magic of Interviewing with Rubrics 

When reviewing job applications, a rubric can serve as an effective, standardized scoring framework to help assess and evaluate candidates. Rubrics make it easier to keep track of the skills and qualifications that you’re looking for in a candidates when …

By Vibha Sathesh Kumar
Vibha Sathesh Kumar
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Best Practices for Writing an Effective Job Description 

A well-written job description is essential for attracting and hiring the right candidates for your open positions. To aid you in writing an effective job description, we have compiled a list of seven key components. You can also find a …

By Vibha Sathesh Kumar
Vibha Sathesh Kumar
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