The spring semester is less than one week old, but scores of seniors have already begun looking for their first full-time jobs after graduation. Here, Mary Sullivan, associate director of Northeastern’s Department of Career Development, offers up some tips to the enthusiastic jobseekers.
The Princeton Review has named Northeastern as one of 50 colleges “that launch careers by going beyond the classroom.” The recognition follows a wide-ranging survey—reported here last week—in which employers indicated that 86 percent of Northeastern graduates working at their companies were either “very prepared” or “highly prepared,” compared to 64 percent of other recent graduates.
You might be able to get away with having a typo on your resumé, but you’ll never land your dream job if you flunk the in-person interview. Here are a few tips for job interview success, with insight from employers and career counselors.
Justine Siegal of Sport in Society says early preparation and a strong sense of self can help Olympic athletes lead successful lives long after their playing days are over.