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My 3 Favorite Career Exploration Tools

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By: Palak Warikoo

I like to explore by trying things out and my favorite places to find those opportunities are: Handshake, Indeed and WayUp. I have used these three websites extensively during my career at Boston University. Here’s why:

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Dealing with Rejection and Application Burnout

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By: Brian Harrington

The application process for both full-time and internship positions can be a long and grueling process. While some may find their dream position within a few weeks, others could spend months searching for that ideal role and …

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5 Tips to Thank You Notes

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By: Jyoti Devagupta

As interviewing season starts to ramp up, it seemed like a good time to talk about how to write a genuine and thoughtful thank you note. After every interview, you should send a thank you note that …

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Knowing Yourself – Preparing for Interviews and Networking

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By: Derek Yun

As a student in business school, networking and interviewing can be daunting tasks that seem to never end. It’s always important to complete the steps of researching the company, industry, and position to feel prepared; however, another …

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Following Up After the Career Fair

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By: Lucas Mears

Career fairs can be tough. The prep, the research, navigating the crowds, talking to employers, giving your pitch, it isn’t easy. When the fair is over, you might think all the work is over too. It’s not. …

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Creating Your Pitch

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By: Palak Warikoo

A career fair pitch, or an “elevator pitch”, is a short 30 second introduction about yourself to open the door to a more detailed conversation. It serves as an excellent opportunity to make a first impression with …

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5 Tips to Navigate a Career Fair

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By Brian Harrington

5 Tips to Navigate a Career Fair

The career fair can be a great time to gain exposure to a variety of companies and types of roles. Whether you already know what you’d like to do, or …

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5 Tips to Prepare for the Career Fair

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By: Jyoti Devagupta

The Questrom Career Fair is rapidly approaching (Wednesday, 9/25, 10:30am-1:30pm, 9th Floor) and as you begin to prepare, there are a few things to keep in mind. The Career Fair is a great way to learn, network, …

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My Best Advice…for Choosing a Concentration

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By: Jyoti Devagupta

As a rising senior, I have declared a concentration in finance with a minor in economics. It took a long time to decide what I wanted to concentrate in and how it would fit into my career …

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My Best Career Development Advice for Rising Students

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By: Tony Li

As a rising senior getting ready to embark on my final year in Questrom, I wanted to provide a bit of perspective and impart advice to rising juniors, sophomores, and even incoming freshmen, to enhance their career …

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