Laura O'Neill

Career Consultant in Residence

Laura O

Laura provides one-on-one career consulting appointments, walk-ins and career and professional development programs focusing on the collaborative effort with Residential Communities of the Apartments, Mountainview, Hinman and all Residential Assistants.

What is your favorite thing about working at Binghamton University?
I love working directly with the students and collaborating with campus partners

What was your first internship or job?
My first job in college was a Merry-Go-Round Operator and after college, a Pre-School Teacher

What are you passionate about?
I’m passionate about helping students find and cultivate their personal and professional passions. I love spending time with my family and friends, the outdoors, and my new obsession of PickleBall and jewelry making.

What is your best piece of career or professional advice?
Work-life balance is essential for becoming the version of yourself as a person and as a professional.

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12 Questions You Should Be Ready to Answer in a Financial Analyst Interview (Plus Examples!)

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Interviewing season in the financial world is upon us! The only ways to ace your interviews are to research and prepare!

Kate Ashford from The Muse offers excellent advice when preparing for a Financial Analyst Interview:

Are you applying for …

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6 Questions to Ask During a Virtual Medical School/Science Grad School Fair

6 Questions to Ask During a Virtual Medical School/Science Grad School Fair

Preparation is key for attending a grad school fair. Reviewing your school choices, reflecting on your undergraduate experience and reaffirming your goals can help you get ready for those virtual fair conversations. But don’t forget about the questions you would …

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Science and Health Care Employers to Connect with at our Virtual Job & Internship Fair!  

Science and Health Care Employers to Connect with at our Virtual Job & Internship Fair!  

We’re so excited to host Binghamton University’s first Virtual Job and Internship Fair on Thursday, Sept. 10! With 100+ organizations registered, you might be a little overwhelmed when it comes to deciding which employer sessions to attend, so hopefully our …

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Interested in becoming a Physician Assistant? Here’s What You Need to Know!

Interested in becoming a Physician Assistant? Here’s What You Need to Know!

The healthcare industry is growing exponentially and according to The US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for a career as a Physician Assistant increases an astounding 31% over the next 8 years. (The average is 5%!)

What does …

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10 Ways To Gain Health Care Experience On and Off Campus…Ready? Set? Know!

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As we begin to return to a new academic year, we certainly have had many unforeseen distractions over the past 6 months. It’s time to start fresh, look ahead and think about gaining experience. You don’t have to go far …

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A Go-To Guide To Growing Your Career This Summer Without An Internship

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You still have 6 weeks to make this summer count! Harpur’s Pre-Health Resource page has some great fall ideas to get started NOW!
Check out even more opportunities on the Fleishman Center’s  Covid-19 Career Resource page.

For students, summer is …

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Sign up to WayUp to personalize your job search and apply to opportunities from Fortune 500s to startups, all in one place. Let’s get you hired! Click here
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DO Talk To Strangers!

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Connecting With Strangers

I know. I know. For your first 18 years of life, your family, teachers and CSI warned you about stranger danger.

I’m not minimizing it at all, but now that you’re in college, let’s redefine “stranger”:

The guy …

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Get Working on Your Networking: Connect and Communicate

Get Working on Your Networking: Connect and Communicate

Navigating this new normal can be intimidating, but it can also inspire you to invest in your future.

Taking just 30 minutes of your day to connect and communicate with one new professional is an essential stepping stone that can …

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