career search

Ask a Stroudie Series: “What’s One Piece of Advice You’d Give to Young Professionals?”

Ask a Stroudie Series: “What’s One Piece of Advice You’d Give to Young Professionals?”

Starting out on the path to your career as a young professional can be daunting - I know I am stumbling a bit as I’m finding my way. What if someone else could do the heavy lifting by making those mistakes for you? Well, in our new series “Ask a Stroudie,” we’ll be asking Stroudies about what they’ve learned so far on their career paths.

In this segment, we asked, “What’s one piece of advice you’d give to young professionals?”

The 10 Questions to Ask at the Career Fair

The 10 Questions to Ask at the Career Fair

Attending a career fair can be intimidating - a maze of booths, stacks of resumes, and long lines of students in blazers all trying to get employed. And once you do get to the front of the line, you always forget to ask the questions you meant to ask, right? Well, here’s a helpful set of questions to take with you. Choose from the following to make sure you don’t miss anything vital when talking to recruiters.

How to Find the Right Career for Me

How to Find the Right Career for Me

Recruiters often give great advice on making yourself more attractive to their company, while lending little focus to choosing the right career path for you. Finding the right career path can be confusing - but that’s to be expected! There are so many options available to you that making a decision can feel intimidating. How do you weed through the world of careers to find a career you’ll love?

Career Search Series: Prioritizing Personal Development

Career Search Series: Prioritizing Personal Development

When students embark on their career search, they’re typically comparing opportunities on a few commonly-used metrics: intellectual challenge, reputation, salary, and location.

While these help form the foundation of an engaging career, we find there are equally important qualities that students often overlook. This series examines some of those characteristics. Below are some questions we would have loved to ask employers when we were going through the recruiting process – so we encourage you to explore these with potential employers and hope you find them helpful during your search.