Advice for Incoming Freshmen

Advice for Conquering Freshman Year 

You have just graduated high school and, though excited to start the next chapter of your life as a college student, you may be experiencing some anxiety, confusion, or stress as you think about the …

By Jillian Mccusker
Jillian Mccusker 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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How to Use a Botched Job Interview to Your Advantage 

There are many reasons job interviews don’t go well. Perhaps the job posting was misleading, and it turns out you don’t have experience necessary for the position. Or maybe you didn’t prepare as fully as you could have beforehand, leading …

By Ivy Exec - Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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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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6 Life Lessons Students Can Learn From Working Part-Time During College

Getting your first job, no matter where it is, should be a reason for celebration. Managing life as a student and working part-time requires a lot of commitment and maturity, so congratulations on taking another step towards becoming a responsible …

By Stephen Marshall - Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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How to Become a Forensic Computer Analyst in 5 Steps

As the world becomes increasingly reliant on technology, new employment opportunities for IT specialists continue to open in almost every field.  Local police departments are no exception. Where once interviews and scientific testing were enough to gather the evidence needed in a criminal investigation, …

By Sakshi Gupta - Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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#NDSUintern Spotlight: Ali Janjua

Major: Manufacture Engineering – Company: CNH Industrial  – Location of Internship: Fargo, ND – Internship Title: Manufacturing Engineer Co op

Why did you choose the company that you work for?

My goal with my degree was to end up in …
By Rachana Wright
Rachana Wright Graduate Assistant - Internship Program
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11 Free Online Coding Classes [2022 Beginner Guide]

As the tech industry continues to boom and software engineers and developers remain in high demand—the Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts that software development roles will grow by 28% between now and 2028, far exceeding the projected 5% rate of …

By Sakshi Gupta - Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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What Can You Do With a Communications Major? 10 Jobs to Consider

Being able to communicate well is one of the most important skills that humans need—both at work and outside of it. Good communication skills allow us to share information with others, form lasting and meaningful relationships, and be active and …

By Molly Ritvo - The Muse
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