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STEAM versus STEM Education

Victoria Hendricks

September 23

Filed under Career Guide, News, Special Editions

We’ve all been asked it.“What do you want to be when you grow up?“What do you want to study when you get to college?”“What are you going to do with that degree?”The question is simple. The answer is not always so simple, and it is ...

Students share tips on big exams

Ascha Lee

September 23

Filed under Career Guide, News, Special Editions

Graduate schools in the United States accepted only about 40 percent of all applications last year according to a 2014 report from the Council of Graduate Schools in Washington, D.C.Most graduate school application processes require...

Koch: Companies look for more than just skills

Ascha Lee

September 23

Filed under Career Guide, News, Special Editions

On a sunny day in a tastefully decorated office building lounge, a former Wichita State student-athlete sits and ponders working for a company that he starting working for as an intern.Joe Woodward, who ran track for two years and g...

Bombardier: Practice interview, communication skills with profs

Amanda Hansen

September 23

Filed under Career Guide, News, Special Editions

What does it take to get a job after college?That’s one of the most commonly asked question among college students.Employees at Bombardier Learjet offer advice on things students can do now to increase the likelihood of landing ...

Students studying aboard return with new outlook

Brennen Smith

September 23

Filed under Career Guide, News, Special Editions

Latvia, France, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Spain and Czech Republic.These are all countries Wichita State junior Caleb Smith, a major in aerospace engineering, visited while studying abroad from March to July.While studying ...

Quiz: Which career best suits you?

TJ Rigg

September 23

Filed under Career Guide, News, Special Editions

College students oftentimes enter college without any idea of what they should major in and what career path they should choose. This quiz is for those students to help gauge what career is best for them.1. Of the following, w...

Abstract degrees may equal job security

Marissa Campbell

September 23

Filed under Career Guide, News, Special Editions

Deciding which major to choose can be difficult because are many options and interesting university degrees at Wichita State to consider.Some students may want to major in teaching or nursing, where they know jobs and careers are ...

Dress for the interview like a pro

Jessica Green

September 23

Filed under Career Guide, News, Special Editions, Sports

Everyone has been told at least once, “Don’t judge a book by its cover.” But, when it comes to landing that dream job, a lot can be said by the clothes worn to the interview.Some students may dream of working at Spirit Ae...

Bilingual applicants more attractive to employers

Victoria Hendricks

September 23

Filed under Career Guide, News, Special Editions

“Hola, ¿cómo estás?”Spanish, French and German are just a handful of the colorful foreign languages students will hear when strolling down the hallways of the Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures Department i...

Dating in the workplace: Is it kosher?

Victoria Hendricks

September 23

Filed under Career Guide, Opinion, Special Editions

Attraction can come from anywhere in many different ways and forms.We’re all attracted to our friends for some reason. Maybe we have the same tastes or are complete opposites that balance each other out.But what happens when...

Finding a career feels more difficult than ever

Alex Perry

September 23

Filed under Career Guide, Opinion, Special Editions

The good news is if you’re reading this, you’re in a better position to find stable employment as an adult than people who didn’t attend college at all. That’s assuming you don’t drop out, of course.The bad news is,...

How college students balance classes, employment

Megan Looper

September 23

Filed under Career Guide, Opinion, Special Editions

A modern-day college student’s schedule: wake up in a rush for an 8 a.m. class, run across campus to make it to the next class on time, go straight to that part-time minimum wage job until closing hour and rush to grab a coff...