Career Advice & Advancement

Every professional’s career path follows a unique trajectory, depending on a slew of factors: your background, education, interests, aspirations, experience, and more. Whether you want to advance in your current career or pursue a new one, we’ve gathered together some of the best career advice to help you reach your goals. Use these articles, tips, interviews, how-to guides, and other resources to reach the next step in your career.

May 24, 2017

What's the ROI of a Graduate Certificate?

Is earning a graduate certificate worth it? Learn more about the benefits of the advanced credential.


February 23, 2017

6 Tips for Negotiating Your Way to a Higher Salary

Kelly McDonald, human resources manager for startup accelerator Cogo Labs, shares some inside tips on how to successfully ask for a raise.


January 12, 2017

How to Properly Reach Out to a Hiring Manager

Kelly McDonald, human resources manager for startup accelerator Cogo Labs, shares some inside tips on how to make a great first impression on a hiring manager.


January 4, 2017

Reinventing Yourself? Consider Taking These 5 Actions

Reinventing yourself for a new role or career is not an easy shift to make, but there are some simple, practical steps you can take to prepare yourself.


December 6, 2016

Your Go-To Guide for Job Hunting in the Digital Age

The average job posted online receives roughly 250 applicants. Here's how you can stand out.


November 30, 2016

5 Skills Employers Want to See in Graduate Students

Identifying your best transferrable skills is critical, but which ones should you be emphasizing? Co-op Director Ellen Stoddard explains.


September 21, 2016

What Is the ROI of Graduate School?

What kind of return on investment can you expect from graduate school, and what are the benefits of earning an advanced degree? Here's what to consider before enrolling.


September 13, 2016

How to Craft a Resumé That Will Attract Employers

In a competitive job market, how do you better guarantee your resumé rises to the top of the pile? Here are some tips to help get you started.


August 24, 2016

6 Words to Avoid When Writing Your Resumé

Recruiters spend six seconds reviewing a resumé before deciding to contact a candidate. Make every second count by avoiding these six words.


July 19, 2016

7 Tips for Becoming an Effective Networker

Knowing how to effectively network is key to building professional relationships. But where do you start? Here are seven tips to help you build and maintain your connections.