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Career Expert Offers Expert Advice on Today’s Job Market

Career Expert Offers Expert Advice on Today’s Job Market

What you need to  know from Rhea Faniel, CCNY’s fairy “job-mother!” by Ashley Kalstek “The days of the hookup where your neighbor’s uncle’s dog walker’s best friend gets you a job–are over,” said Rhea Faniel, associate director of recruitment, placement and external relations at CCNY’s Career and Professional Development Institute. She recently addressed an Intro […]

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Need Career Advice?


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


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


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?


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


‘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


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?


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


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?


 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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