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Building the perfect résumé, other steps to land the job

Savannah Stevenson

September 23, 2015

Filed under Career Guide, News, Special Editions

It is never too late for college students to start deciding and designing what career they want to pursue.The sooner the better.With help from the Career Development Center and other resources from Wichita State, every student on campus s...

Sports Management alumni take center stage in NFL

Evan Pflugradt

September 23, 2015

Filed under Career Guide, News, Special Editions, Sports

In sports there is no stage bigger than the National Football League, and seven alumni of the Wichita State Sports Management program have achieved success working on that stage.Dan Beckler is in his sixth season as senior manager...

Students find success with internships

Evan Pflugradt

September 23, 2015

Filed under Career Guide, News, Special Editions

Senior Nathan Templon never believed he would be doing what he is doing.Templon decided to put his skills to work in preparation for his senior year. That’s when he turned to the Career Development Center and ultimately became a manager at ...

The strange and unconventional interviews of Sophie Jones

Staff Reporter Samantha Housman

September 18, 2013

Filed under Career Guide

From resume mix-ups to drug interrogations, business and human resources management sophomore Sophie Jones’ interview history has not always been ideal. Jones had her first interview at a sports bar at age 16.During the in...

How to answer the toughest interview questions

Staff Reporter

September 18, 2013

Filed under Career Guide

After spending untold amounts of time, money and effort on perfecting a resume, cover letter and application process, in comes the long-awaited call for an interview.It is tempting to think of this as the job seekers’ final victory...

Balancing school and professional life

Column

September 18, 2013

Filed under Career Guide

I would be lying if I said I didn’t think most of my fellow students had a part-time job, in addition to being full-time students.Since starting college, I’ve been employed by two part-time jobs while attending classes at WSU full...

Remain focused after graduation

Staff Reporter

September 18, 2013

Filed under Career Guide

You’re graduating. Good job. Now what? You obviously didn’t get a degree to keep waiting tables, so the job search must begin.Let’s be realistic now: you’re probably not going to find a job soon after graduating. According to ...

Tips to making your resume shine

Staff Reporter Sarah Carlson

September 18, 2013

Filed under Career Guide

When many students think about joining clubs, interning or working part-time, they often consider whether that activity helps them build an attractive resume. Jill Pletcher, director of Career Services at Wichita State, said,...

How to get ‘LinkedIn’

How to get ‘LinkedIn’

September 18, 2013

A letter from the editor

Column

September 18, 2013

Filed under Career Guide

Uncertainty can be tremendously powerful, especially when the confusion concerns careers.Questions can fire rapidly through panicked heads when contemplating a career change, such as whether the planned career ensures future happ...

Making the transition from student to professional life

Staff Reporter

September 18, 2013

Filed under Career Guide

The professional world may seem like a daunting place from the safety of a classroom. However, the waters of transition are not uncharted. Success can be possible with some planning and preparation.Director of cooperative educat...