Is graduate school right for you?

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There are a lot of reasons to attend grad school, but there are also a lot of reasons NOT to. Simply having a master’s degree does not necessarily guarantee you a better job or a higher salary. There …

By Alissa Strong
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Connect with a career mentor in Engineering/IT!

Connect with a career mentor in Engineering/IT!

Mentors can play a valuable role in your career and professional development, and help you achieve a new level of success. Mentors can give you an edge that differentiates you from your peers and/or your competition. They can provide …

By Lindsey Murtland
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Why You Should Network With Recruiters BEFORE You Graduate

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Regardless of your particular profession or specialty, the medical field is a challenge and getting through school and passing boards is quite overwhelming. For most, the focus during this time is just making it out of the program with …

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Service Learning VS Volunteering – what’s the difference and how can I get involved?

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So, you have always been interested in volunteering and helping others, but since you came to campus you keep hearing the term “service-learning” and it’s got you thinking – What’s the big deal? Why the new jargon? Is volunteering the …

By Jessica Lane-Rwabukwisi
Jessica Lane-Rwabukwisi Career Consultant Jessica Lane-Rwabukwisi
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6 Job Search Tips for New Grads and Anyone Else Starting Their Careers During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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Graduating from college or otherwise applying for your first professional job is stressful in any circumstance. But it feels especially daunting when the economy, the job market, and the world in general seem to be turned upside down.

As the …

By Lisa Rabasca Roepe - The Muse
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Alumni Insights with Tiffany Kwark

Alumni Insights with Tiffany Kwark

We connected with alumna Tiffany Kwark and she talked to us about her role as a Public Health Advisor for the New York City Hospital and Health system!

Tiffany graduated from Binghamton in 2018 with degree in Human Development and …

By Lexie Avery, MS '15
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Navigating College as a First-Generation Student

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What does it mean to be first generation?

We could use the Wikipedia definition, which defines first generation as being “an immigrant born abroad, or the child of an immigrant, born in the target country.”

We could use the Academic/Collegiate …

By Jenny Li
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Acclaimed Udemy Instructor Colt Steele on the Best Way to Learn Software Engineering

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Acclaimed Udemy instructor Colt Steele built his career around his three biggest passions: coding, teaching — and cats.

He’s the creator of the Web Development Bootcamp, one of the best-selling and top-rated courses on Udemy, and he led Galvanize’s 6-month software …

By Sophia Givre - Springboard
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5 Tips for A Quality Letter of Recommendation

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Letters of recommendation are an important component of any application package. Not only do they add credibility to the ideas and stories you shared about yourself in your resume and cover letter, but they also provide another perspective about who …

By Jessica Lane-Rwabukwisi
Jessica Lane-Rwabukwisi Career Consultant Jessica Lane-Rwabukwisi
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Student Org Spotlight: BingSpace

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BingSpace is a new and growing student organization affiliated with the Watson College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. The group is composed of the Binghamton Mars Society, the Society for Women in Space Exploration and Binghamton Students for the Exploration …

By James Caracciolo
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