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  • Over 5,000 opportunities might be looking for YOU

    Mar 24, 2015
    Employers looking to fill 1,439 internships and 3,794 full-time positions will be at UA Spring Career Days...Will you? If gainful employment is your goal in the months to come, whether via an internship or full-time position…make plans NOW to attend UA Spring Career Days 2015.
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  • Employer Trek: Cats in the Capitol (Phoenix, AZ)

    Mar 11, 2015
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  • Lights, Camera, News!

    Mar 11, 2015
    Liza Rubin has this advice for fellow Wildcats: “Stay positive and don’t listen to anyone who tries to tell you it’s not possible or that the chances you will make it in your field are slim to none. The only person in the way is yourself and often you will be so surprised at how much you are capable of.”
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  • Start Your Company Research Right Here

    Mar 10, 2015
    Check out these brief company profiles covering most of the organizations signed up to attend our Spring Career Days on March 31st and April 1st. These are overviews company recruiters filled out themselves, describing what you need to know. Admittedly, the recruiters are hoping to entice great candidates to apply and ultimately join their organization. Check these write ups out and see if these companies might figure in YOUR future.
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  • Spring PhD Careers Lectures

    Feb 25, 2015
    The Spring PhD Careers Lectures presented by Andrew Green, Ph.D. counselor at the UC Berkeley Career Center, are back by popular demand.
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  • Culture Shock

    Feb 25, 2015
    Any chance you’ll be taking a leap into the Global Economy and experiencing an advanced case of Culture Shock first hand this summer? Here are some tips to help you deal with the experience.
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  • Giving Poverty a Voice

    Feb 20, 2015
    When Nick Knight arrived at the UA, he fully intended to become a Mechanical Engineer. Plans changed. He graduates this May with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology.
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  • You’re Invited: Free Employer Trek to Scottsdale

    Feb 20, 2015
    Calling all majors. Here's your chance to explore potential career opportunities with a high-powered American organization with global reach, where the company culture encourages employees to volunteer to charitable organizations and has about $3 trillion in global assets under management.
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  • Social Savvy: How Employers Use Social Media

    Feb 13, 2015
    As social media becomes a standard in the field of college recruiting, it’s important that students become familiar with how employers actually use social media both as a recruiting tool and as a screening device.
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  • The Myth of Campus Interviewing: Liberal Arts Majors Need Not Apply

    Feb 06, 2015
    Reality Check: A substantial number of employers coming to campus are looking for a wide range of students to fill a wide range of positions and this includes a wide range of majors. “Any major” doesn’t mean a diluted recruiting effort. It mean the skills you’ve developed as part of your broader studies (including analytical, verbal and written skills) are sought after by that employer.
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  • Entrepreneurship: Working Outside the Proverbial Box

    Jan 29, 2015
    Whether you are just considering an entrepreneurial career, or are absolutely certain this creative career path is your destiny, you should check out this Panel and Networking Event on Wednesday, February 11th, 5:30 pm to 7 pm in the Catalina Meeting Room on the 3rd floor of the Student Union Memorial Center.
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  • Hip Hopping between Major InDecisions

    Jan 23, 2015
    Ever struggle with declaring your major? Jocelyn Valencia declared so many different majors before her sophomore year, she wasn’t sure she could remember exactly what they all were. Animal Science, Journalism, French and Sociology were among her many majors. She considered Business but never officially declared that one. “It was all very random,” she said. And no doubt very stressful. Jocelyn is hardly alone in struggling to figure out what major to pursue.
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  • Getting YOU Real-World-Ready Starts Here

    Jan 20, 2015
    Get the EDGE this semester and fast track your future. Brought to you by Career Services and Leadership Programs, The EDGE will give you the resources and skills you need to land that coveted internship or career position. This career and leadership development series is designed to empower students through self-assessment, development workshops and if you work it, will ultimately provide you with a proactive action plan.
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  • Cats in the Corner

    Jan 16, 2015
    UA students and alumni are invited to meet some incredibly accomplished UA alumni, including Terry Lundgren, CEO of Macy’s, and bestselling author J.A. Jance.
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  • Compute this: Real World Ready

    Jan 15, 2015
    Poised to graduate this Spring, UA Senior Ben Malisewski attended UA Freshman Orientation with every intention of pursuing computer science as his major. Indeed, he enrolled as a pre-computer science major but in the course of his early studies, a job on campus pointed him in a new direction that ultimately landed him an internship with none other than industry giant, Microsoft.
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  • Welcome Back!

    Jan 09, 2015
    Welcome back! By Spring Semester, we are hopeful that you are career savvy and include Career Services as an integral part of your ongoing Academic Plan. You found your way to this article…take some time to peruse the entire site. There’s lots here that can help you achieve your goals.
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  • Mining Maricopa for Wildcats

    Jan 08, 2015
    UA’s 100% Engagement Initiative stretched its Wildcat reach on December 22nd with the opening of the brand new UA Institute of Career Engagement in Phoenix. Funded by a $300,000 Governor’s Office of Workforce Development grant, the institute is poised to connect employment opportunities in the Maricopa County area with Wildcats across the state and Mary M. Murphy has been chosen to lead the charge.
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  • Julia Lillie – Major: Business Management

    Dec 08, 2014
    Julia Lillie, the newest member of the UA CALIBRE contingent, is currently a Financial Analyst there, the third talented UA grad that tapped into the professional networking pipeline started by Alan Stein. Are there opportunities within your organization? Consider a Cat!
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  • Wildcats Hiring Wildcats

    Dec 08, 2014
    Alan Stein grew up in Phoenix but “Never considered ASU.” From his bachelor’s degree to his current involvement mentoring a new generation of Wildcats, Alan’s loyalty to the UA is woven throughout the fabric of his life. The UA Parents and Family Association is hoping more UA parents will follow suit, even if they’re not alums.
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  • Natalie Chambers – Major: PPEL

    Dec 08, 2014
    How a UA connection started with a shared holiday and led to a job in D.C. during Graduate School...Just before Thanksgiving 2013, when all Natalie Chambers' friends were leaving to go home, she realized she could not afford to go home nor did she want to spend one of her favorite holidays alone. “Being the outspoken person that I am, I asked Natalie Fuchs, “Can I come to your ‘family’s’ house for Thanksgiving?”
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