Tag Archives: career

Need Career Advice?

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Try Jobipedia; it’s online and free Just picture a collection of super nice people who happen to be HR representatives at some of the biggest corporations in America, sitting at a round table just twiddling their thumbs waiting for people to ask for some advice. While this giant round table doesn’t exist in the physical […]

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Tips from the Internship Bible

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Professor Lynn Appelbaum’s secrets for landing the internship and getting the job.  The room was quiet as Professor Appelbaum, director of CCNY’s MCA department handed out the bible, better known as The MCA Internship Handbook: Everything You Need to Know to Have a Successful Internship to a room full of eager Ad/PR majors in Shepard […]

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Bridging the Gap Between College and Career

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A look at a new program for recent ad/PR grads For some students it’s tough to find jobs after graduation. Lucy Pichardo graduated May 2013. After two semesters at the marketing and communications firm Young & Rubican as an account management intern she was on her own. But then she received a break. “I was […]

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Why Intern?

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Internships can be the key to success. Now’s the time to find one by Anne Jean-Paul The beginning of the school semester, means that now is the time to look for and to obtain internships. Having an internship can help you prepare for the real world, career wise. A New York Times article discusses the […]

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Not a Feather But a Dot, Lectures, and a Psychology Career Event

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‘City Never Sleeps’ by Ardenis Perez Korean Issues and Insights Lecture Join New York University’s Professor Jung-bong Choi as he discusses the new obsession with Korean culture. South Korea has  become the center of transitional pop culture and Choi will explore why it has become such a global phenomenon. The event is today at 7:15 […]

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Make Money This Summer

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Now’s the time to apply. Here’s what you need to know By Mayeline Perez With finals just one month away, the semester is coming to a close. By this time college students have a balance nearly to zero dollars. While wanting to enjoy the summer, we all know that money is needed when you want to […]

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Will You Find a Job After CCNY?

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With graduation approaching, students worry about the future Bryan Reid Though the unemployment rate dropped recently, from 7.9 to 7.7 percent, it’s still bad all over. With the economy in a flux, it remains a scramble just to find work. A recent study showed at 53 percent of recent grads are either unemployed or underemployed. […]

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Digital Resume

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Is the e-version the only way to go? Shantia Dobson In 2013 many employers are seeking to hire candidates who are computer savvy. This means being able to construct and upload a digital resume in order to make yourself stand out against the competition. Earlier this month, AM New York posted an article called “Paper […]

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Which Majors Pay Off?

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 According to a new census report, focus on STEM by Erika Gomez A bachelor’s degree is the ultimate accessory in today’s society. College graduates have slaved and sacrificed to obtain this all-important piece of paper, guaranteeing success. But what happens when the degree you have worked so hard produces no career and little income? According […]

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Remembering 9/11, Best and Worst Majors and More–9/11/2012

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September 11 Anniversary: It’s been 11 years since the attacks on the World Trade Center. Pause, take a moment and reflect on the tragedy and what it’s meant for our city. Art and Anthro Majors: Don’t Read This Post! Kiplinger’s recent list of the 10 worst college majors spells bad news for anyone studying anthropology, […]

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CUNY Refunds Tuition to Undocumented Students

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According to the Associated Press, CUNY has returned $4,000 to 150 undocumented students. New York is among 19 states that […]

Closing the Childhood Center

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In a Faculty Senate meeting on November 20th, Professor Jeruzalmi announced the closing of the childcare and development center. He […]

CCNY Takes Albany

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On Thursday, February 26th, City College students were among the many that participated in the annual Higher Education Day of […]

CCNY Announces New Course Withdrawal Process

City College has updated its course withdrawal process this spring in an effort to eliminate paper applications, shifting most of […]

Film Review: Dear White People

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  As Black History Month ends at City College, the city university decided to end the annual celebration with the […]

At City, Everything Really Isn’t Awesome

  The City College of New York has been seen as one of the more prestigious public colleges in CUNY […]