Is graduate school unclear to you? Unsure of the difference between grad & undergrad degrees? Find out about Masters and PhD programs here!
Back when I was an undergrad, I had NO IDEA what a side hustle was. But now we are living in this amazing time where you can create your own part-time jobs that work around your schedule. Let’s talk about some of the ideal side gigs for university students. I’ll start by talking about myContinue reading “Best Side Hustles for University Students”
What are the myths you’ve heard about university? You might not even know they’re not true! Well-meaning teachers, guidance counsellors, parents, siblings, friends, acquaintances may all share what they know about university with you. But it may be very subjective, or opinion-based, or just plain incorrect! Below, I’m sharing two of the beliefs that IContinue reading “Myths About University”
This week’s blog post on getting involved on campus is in collaboration with Nicole from Behind the Classroom, where she shares tips and information for students, teachers, and parents. She is a high school teacher in Washington State, near Seattle and teaches English and Social Studies. While many of her posts are geared towards parents andContinue reading “Why You Should Get Involved on Campus”
How to ask for a Reference or Letter of Recommendation You’re applying for a scholarship, study abroad, grad school, or a job, and you need to submit a letter of reference (aka letter of recommendation, character reference, letter of support, or academic reference) from a professor. Now you have to ask your prof for the letter!Continue reading “How to Ask for a Reference from your Professor”
Are you wondering what you should be doing as a student to prepare for your career? Today I’m sharing some early career tips for university students, so you can get ahead on your professional development planning. Let’s take a look! Here is some top career guidance for students who are just starting their careers. YouContinue reading “Early Career Tips for University Students”
Half of the students who graduated from university in 2021 had participated in some kind of practical experience in their program, whether it was a co-op, internship, or other arrangement (data from CUSC). And that doesn’t include external work experience! You want to remain competitive, so make sure you are building your resume now andContinue reading “Work Experience for Students”
As a student, you want to make sure you are exploring your career options so that you can align your education and experiences towards your career goals. I’ve found the top ten career podcasts for students and listed them below, along with some recommended episodes. These are in no particular order (this is not aContinue reading “Top Ten Career Podcasts for Students”
Transferable skills are so important for students, and this is the best time to gain experience and build them. When you are just beginning your university journey, it may be difficult to identify and describe your aptitudes and experiences.
As a student, you are in the ideal time of your life to try on different careers: Your university can probably connect you with multiple opportunities, you don’t have to stay in any role for too long, and you can build your resume at the same time!