Networking Strategies for Introverts

Networking as an introvert can be challenging. Introverts typically get their energy from within and need time to recalibrate after hanging out with people, whether socially or professionally. The good news is there are several strategies that introverts can use …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Get Career Advice with Connect-a-Bull

Connect-a-Bull is as free tool for mentorship, networking, career exploration, experiential learning, and job connections. And it’s made for everyone at UB: students and alumni at any point in life.

The Connect-a-Bull platform is built around the principle that every individual, …

By Ed Brodka
Ed Brodka Career Design Consultant
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How I Designed My Career with a Communication Major

Ed Brodka is a Career Design Consultant at UB’s Career Design Center.

1)   What is your educational background and how did it influence you to be in your current career?

When I started at UB I came in as a …

By Ed Brodka
Ed Brodka Career Design Consultant
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16 Jobs in Digital Marketing (With Salaries)

Updated June 24, 2022 |  7-minute read
Source: Indeed 

Professionals who work in digital marketing help organizations promote their products and services online. They research target audiences, study social media algorithms, gather website data and curate content that improves a company’s …

By Ed Brodka
Ed Brodka Career Design Consultant
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16+ Jobs for Philosophy Majors (No Existential Crisis Required)

If you’re pursuing a philosophy degree, you likely get many questions — and may have questions yourself — about what job you’ll have after graduation. While “philosopher” is technically an option, this major teaches skills applicable to various fields, like critical thinking,

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Selecting Courses After Your First Year of Law School

Congratulations, first-year law students, you’re on the cusp of finishing your 1L year! You’ve successfully navigated vast quantities of statutes and case law, case briefing, legal writing and research, outlining, and cumulative exams with extensive (and sometimes inane) fact patterns. …

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We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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5 Essential Networking Steps for Undergrads and Grad Students

Ten years ago, when I entered business school, many professionals told me that the journey ahead required significant investment in professional networking. So I followed their advice, and soon my calendar was filled with various networking events and meetings all …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Top 10 glamorous management jobs for students, recent grads, and others early in their careers

Management roles are often associated with leadership, strategy, and organizational skills. For students, recent graduates, and those early in their careers, some management positions stand out for their glamour and the unique experiences they offer. Here’s a look at ten …

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How to Survive a PhD

Dr. Jason Karp

With the bleak job market and lackluster economy, many young adults are staying in school to pursue graduate degrees or returning to school after a layoff.  To advance your career and get ahead in the competitive job …

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12+ Liberal Arts Degree Jobs (Plus, 4 Tips on How to Land Them)

If you’re pursuing a liberal arts degree, career and job search anxiety are completely normal. Unlike majors like accounting or software engineering, many liberal arts degree majors don’t immediately translate to specific career paths; however, this doesn’t mean that liberal …

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