Beat the Applicant Tracking System and Get Your Resume in Front of a Human

When you apply for a position you are qualified for, you may take for granted that you will get a fair shake from the human resources staff when they read it.

However, you may be surprised to hear how few …

By Ben Duppler
Ben Duppler Career Mentor
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#NDSUintern Spotlight: Matt Scott

Major: Industrial Engineering Company: Doosan Bobcat – Location of Internship: Bismarck, ND – Internship Title: Quality Systems Engineering Co-Op

Why did you choose the company that you work for?

I chose this company because Bobcat always has many interns, …
By Rachana Wright
Rachana Wright Graduate Assistant - Internship Program
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#NDSUintern Spotlight: Md Mozammal Raju

Major: Computer and Electrical Engineering Company: Cisco – Location of Internship: San Jose, CA – Internship Title: Hardware Engineer

Why did you choose the company that you work for?

Cisco is working to develop switches for next-generation high-speed data …
By Rachana Wright
Rachana Wright Graduate Assistant - Internship Program
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The importance of Mental Models

Every year, we go to school as students. We work on assignments, quizzes, exams, case studies, research reports, etc. What are these all for? What is the true PURPOSE behind some of these activities? Is it to gain background knowledge …

By Jon Spahn
Jon Spahn Career Mentor
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#NDSUintern Spotlight: Tanner Frederick

Major: Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Company: Doosan Bobcat – Location of Internship: Gwinner, ND – Internship Title: Test Engineering Co-op

Why did you choose the company that you work for?

Doosan Bobcat is the world’s leader in compact equipment. …
By Rachana Wright
Rachana Wright Graduate Assistant - Internship Program
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15 Questions to Ask the Hiring Manager (and 5 to Skip)

The interview process is a two-way street. The hiring manager is trying to figure out if you’re a good fit for the role, and you’re trying to figure out if the job and company are a good fit for you. …

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
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How to Use the STAR Method for Interview Questions

When it comes to answering interview questions, there are lots of ways you can prepare. For example, you know the interviewer will probably ask you what your strengths and weaknesses are and why you applied for the role. And because …

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
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#NDSUintern Spotlight: Jacob Kugler

Major: Mechanical Engineering Company: Switchback Medical – Location of Internship: Brooklyn Park, MN – Internship Title: Engineering Intern

Why did you choose the company that you work for?

I chose Switchback Medical for my internship because they are a …
By Rachana Wright
Rachana Wright Graduate Assistant - Internship Program
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How to Upload or Add Your Resume to LinkedIn

Your LinkedIn profile supports and enhances your job application. You can go more in-depth about your skills, abilities, and accomplishments than on your resume. And because of this, you might not see the point of adding your resume to LinkedIn.

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
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Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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#NDSUintern Spotlight: Vibhav Mishra

Major: Mechanical Engineering Company: Amazon – Location of Internship: Jacksonville, FL – Internship Title: Area Manager Intern

Why did you choose the company that you work for?

I was very ambitious to be a part of the big five …
By Rachana Wright
Rachana Wright Graduate Assistant - Internship Program
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