Tag: job

College Students Living at Disney?

Believe it or not, college students can live at a Disney resort for an entire semester! Of course it comes at a...

What is a Dream Job?

Written and Media by Kristyn Ewing. Part of the idea of living the American Dream is having a dream job, wouldn’t you agree? Heads up!...

Does GPA Matter?

Written by Leanna Westerhof. Media by Kayla Morton. Many students wonder, will GPA matter after graduation? Do employers really look at GPA? Unfortunately, there is...

The Search is On: Summer Jobs

Written by Carrie Baker. Media by Kayla Morton. For college students, summer might seem like light years away. We may have just gotten back into...

Shtuff Cubed Podcast #12: Getting a Job!

The boys talk about the 5 things you need to get a job, marketing yourself, and networking! And a fair mention of the missing...

5 Things No One Told Me About Finding a Job

When I graduated from college, there was this thing called The Great Recession. I was a guy with a degree in Religion and Biblical Languages and no teaching license, so the job market was pretty bleak. Unfortunately, no one had told me, and I didn’t bother to read a newspaper, so I was frustrated when I didn’t get dozens of lucrative teaching jobs flooding my inbox every day.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Interviews

By Kristi Reindl Media by Bri Phillips It’s that time, seniors! Graduation is just around the corner and professors, parents, friends, etc. are asking you the same question: what’s the next step? You’re probably tired of the question, especially if you’re not entirely sure what that next step is. Along with the excitement of graduating, there seems to be an endless cycle of stress: saying goodbye, those wonderful student loans calling your name, job searching, and, oh yes, job interviews. First time interviews can toss your nerves into a jumble. You’re not looking for part time shifts at McDonald’s anymore. Hello, real world! Preparation time before the actual interview reduces your stress level and builds confidence more than you realize. Interested to learn how? Here are a few key tips on how to make a lasting impression. Your resume plays an important role in this process, but how to spice it up the right way can be a little tricky. When you hand over that resume, employers are going to look for the qualifications they have put into the job description; make sure they find those credentials and include as many extra skills as possible. Show that you can do some difficult things. If you could have a second major that you don’t necessarily love but you can do it, it will be worthwhile on your resume. Make yourself stand out.

Beyond the Bachelors: The Tara Wepking Story

Article by Tara Wepking (Previous Papyrus Editor-in-Chief).  Media by Michael Trieb In that final semester before graduation this past May, I was all about making...