Career Exploration

Getting Your Foot in the Door When Switching Industries

By Antoine Tirard and Claire Harbour

Here’s how you can prevail against unimaginative recruiters and employers.

Born to a Dalit family, Megha was raised in Southwest India and learned English in her convent school. As a child, she aspired to …

By Ivy Exec - Ivy Exec
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8 Things You Should Never Do In An Interview

Interviews are hard. And depending on your skills and experience, you might love them or you might hate them. But no matter what your feelings about interviews are, as long as you’re searching for a job, you won’t be able …

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Majoring In Emergency Management: The Ins and Outs

When people ask me what my major is and I tell them Emergency Management, I can usually expect a second question to follow: “So… what is that?”.

What is emergency management?

The profession of emergency management is responsible for protecting …

By Ben Duppler
Ben Duppler Career Mentor
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What I Wish I Knew About Majoring in Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineering is known as the most general and adaptable engineering degree. With mechanical engineering as your degree, you can do almost anything with the knowledge and skills you learn. There are things I wish I knew more about before …

By Elizabeth Beckstrom
Elizabeth Beckstrom Career Mentor
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Advice From a Pre-Nursing Student

Pre-Nursing courses are challenging, but you can tackle them! 

Hello prospective nursing students! My name is Abbey Bahmiller and I am a current pre-nursing student here at North Dakota State University. Being a college freshman is a new, exciting and …

By Abbey Bahmiller
Abbey Bahmiller Career Mentor
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Tips as a Physical and Health Education Major

Are you considering majoring in Physical and/or Health Education (HE/PE)? Well let me tell you what to expect before making your decision. HE/PE is pretty unique compared to most other education content areas as we are off on our own …

By Tanner Teicher
Tanner Teicher Career Mentor
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Tips From a Strategic Communication Major

Usually when I tell someone that I am majoring in Strategic Communication, they don’t know what that means. The way I explain it is that Strategic Communication (Strat Comm) here at NDSU used to be called Public Relations & Advertising

By Abby Petersen
Abby Petersen Career Mentor
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Tips from an Electrical Engineering Major 

Whenever I tell someone that I am going to school as an electrical engineer, unless they themselves are an engineer, tell me, ‘You must be really smart, that is way too much math. I could never do that,’ or something …

By Rachel Torgerson
Rachel Torgerson Career Mentor
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Ask A CM: Summer On-Campus Job Search

The question today is: How to get a summer job on campus now?

This is a great question to consider as the semester is wrapping up and people are deciding what they want to do this summer! Many departments and …

By Sophie Semanko
Sophie Semanko Career Mentor
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#NDSUintern Spotlight: Colin Geyer

Major: Accounting/Finance

Company: Eide Bailly

Location of Internship: Fargo, North Dakota

Internship Title: Tax Intern

Why did you choose the company that you work for?
Eide Bailly has a reputation as one of the best Public Accounting Firms in the …

By Ashley Peifer
Ashley Peifer Events and Marketing Intern
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