Jobs & Careers

Students can seek guidance selecting a major, planning a career, developing job-search strategies, and more. Ansted speaks from experience. She quit her job and traveled cross-country before looking for the next opportunity. It allowed me to take stock of what was important to me and do some intensive thinking about what I needed out of my life and my career,” says Ansted. That distance from work led her to going back to school, joining the Peace Corps, and eventually starting her own business.

Careers are usually long term and often take up half or more of a person’s life. A job has minimal impact on future resumes and job applications because it’s completely unrelated to the stuff you’ll be applying for. A career is a series of heavily related jobs that will always be used on future applications and resumes. You can work in a range of locations in the … Read more