Abby Petersen

Career Mentor

Abby Petersen

Abby is a junior from Maple Grove, MN studying Strategic Communication with a minor in Sociology. In her work at the Career and Advising Center, she enjoys helping students and alumni with resumes, cover letters, interviews, major/career exploration, refining LinkedIn profiles, and more. Abby’s goal within her career is to work in sports PR and marketing. When she isn’t in the office, you can find her writing, showing people pictures of her dog, watching sports, and staying inside during the winter.

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Why joining a virtual info session can change your career

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Why joining a virtual info session can change your career

In the midst of a pandemic, typical ways of meeting recruiters and expanding connections through means such as career fairs have been put on hold. Information sessions that students and …

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Emotional Intelligence at Work | 5 Reasons Why it Matters

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Our lives are pretty of full these days. We move quickly, juggling competing demands from work and home, all the while wondering if we are managing well enough to do a good job.

But with all of our lists and …

By Abby Petersen - Idealist Careers
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How to Ace Your Virtual Interview

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As market conditions shift the way we hire, more companies are moving to virtual, online interviewing over face-to-face connections. The practice helps healthcare providers meet with candidates more quickly, especially those who are not nearby geographically, but even …

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Who’s Hiring | 7 Orgs Seeking Remote Employees

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The COVID-19 crisis has certainly made for some uncertain times, but we can still count on the ability of mission-driven organizations to continue doing good for their communities. While you may still be getting the hang of of social distancing, …

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Internship Tuesday – Top 10 Things You Should Look For In An Internship

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If you’re just starting to look for an internship, you may be wondering about the best things to focus on. Whether it’s a paid or unpaid internship, the true value comes from what you put into it. And that starts …

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Internship Tuesday – How to Land an internship or Job in Technology Sales

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With its high rate of growth and reputation for innovation, the technology field has a lot to offer recent grads who are passionate about working with emerging technologies. One of these opportunities is technology sales, an area of the industry …

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Internship Tuesday – 4 Reasons Why The Holidays Are The Perfect Time To Apply For Internships (Or Your First Full-Time Job)

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The holidays are busy—and we’re not just talking about the actual event planning, gift giving,  exams, and traveling that goes into the season. For businesses, the holidays are a time of year-end reports, financial statements, and 2020 planning. But if …

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