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Want A Satisfying Career? It’s Time To Reflect

It can be so overwhelming when it comes time to look at your future and consider what careers might work best for you. So many different directions to take and so many possibilities that are pulling at you – how do you choose? Stepping back and doing some personal reflection is a positive and essential ...

Internship Stories: LinkedIn

By Emmanuel Reid (COM’20) This summer, I had the pleasure of working as an Human Resources Intern at LinkedIn’s headquarters in Sunnyvale, California. It was a 12-week internship, where I expanded on multiple skills and interests I’ve developed in COM. Working in tech was incredibly insightful, and I’m very thankful I have this internship on ...

Employer Spotlight: Optum

This summer, the CCD was lucky enough to visit Optum as part of its employer site visit program. Optum, a UnitedHealth Group company, is a leading health services and innovation company dedicated to helping make the health system work better for everyone. With more than 115,000 people worldwide, Optum combines technology, data and expertise to ...

Internship Stories: The Federal Reserve Board of Governors

By Josee Matela (COM/Pardee'20) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? At the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington DC, I worked in the IT division as the Communications and Outreach Intern. I spent my program working with the Communications and Outreach team to create digital deliverables for the division and ...

How To: Avoid the Comparison Trap

As an upperclassman, the alarming speed at which my college graduation date approached me was accompanied by a mixed bag of feelings: excitement, relief, apprehension, gripping fear, etc. I often felt what I imagine it feels like to jump off a cliff, not knowing what awaits at the bottom of the foreseeable abyss. Dramatic, right? ...

Internship Stories: HBO

By Miranda David (SAR’20) This past summer I was lucky enough to pursue my dreams in the finance and accounting department at HBO in New York City. Although very different then anything I have ever done, this was a great opportunity to use my passions and skills in the business field. CCD: Tell us about ...

Will People Read & Respond To Your Email?

Business professionals send and receive 200 billion emails daily. While we email frequently, these messages are often ineffective and inefficient. The following tips will better help your reader understand and take action with your email. Subject Line Clear email subject lines contain about 4-7 words telling readers what to expect in the email. For example, ...