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  • New Year, New Goals: Three Tips to Setting Career Goals

    Ellie Santonato Congratulations! You have been doing some career exploration and have surveyed your personal Values, Interests & Personality, and Skills (aka VIPS) into a career community. You now know what industries you want to work in and the basic understanding of the types of roles and opportunities you can have within your industry of […]

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     How to Land your Dream Summer Internship 

    Megan Boone Looking to land your dream summer 2023 internship? Winter and early Spring Quarter are very common times for employers in healthcare and science to post their summer internship opportunities. Here are some tips and tricks on preparing your application materials, starting your internship search, and organizing your search: How to Secure Your Internship […]

  • The Journey to UX Design: An Insider’s Perspective with Shelby Robinson and Elena Seo

    Amy Do “For me, good UX is about empathy…making things friendly to use. Like, for my grandparents and my mom, there’s a language barrier. Design is powerful, tech is powerful because it provides opportunities…in my opinion, accessibility in design should be at the heart (of UX).” Elena Seo Welcome to the DePaul Career Center Hire […]

  • A Conversation with Andy Rosenberg of Short Cuts

    By: Amy Do, Career Community Advisor Andy Rosenberg is the COO of Short Cuts editing. He graduated from UCLA in 2009 with a degree in Anthropology. He was a huge consumer of early YouTube. At around the time of his graduation, he realized that there was money in the industry.  Getting Started  Andy’s entry point […]

  • Portfolio Design Tips (for UI/UX Students)

    By: Ira Deshmukh, Career Community Ambassador A UX portfolio demonstrates your professional history, design expertise, notable projects, and knowledge of the UX design thought process. Resumés and CVs are usually one-to-two pages long that are professional summaries of your career progress. A portfolio, as a UI/UX professional, allows you to showcase your work and expertise […]

  • New Year, New Goals: Three Tips to Setting Career Goals

    Ellie Santonato Congratulations! You have been doing some career exploration and have surveyed your personal Values, Interests & Personality, and Skills (aka VIPS) into a career community. You now know what industries you want to work in and the basic understanding of the types of roles and opportunities you can have within your industry of […]

  •  How to Land your Dream Summer Internship 

    Megan Boone Looking to land your dream summer 2023 internship? Winter and early Spring Quarter are very common times for employers in healthcare and science to post their summer internship opportunities. Here are some tips and tricks on preparing your application materials, starting your internship search, and organizing your search: How to Secure Your Internship […]

  • The Journey to UX Design: An Insider’s Perspective with Shelby Robinson and Elena Seo

    Amy Do “For me, good UX is about empathy…making things friendly to use. Like, for my grandparents and my mom, there’s a language barrier. Design is powerful, tech is powerful because it provides opportunities…in my opinion, accessibility in design should be at the heart (of UX).” Elena Seo Welcome to the DePaul Career Center Hire […]

  • A Conversation with Andy Rosenberg of Short Cuts

    By: Amy Do, Career Community Advisor Andy Rosenberg is the COO of Short Cuts editing. He graduated from UCLA in 2009 with a degree in Anthropology. He was a huge consumer of early YouTube. At around the time of his graduation, he realized that there was money in the industry.  Getting Started  Andy’s entry point […]

  • Portfolio Design Tips (for UI/UX Students)

    By: Ira Deshmukh, Career Community Ambassador A UX portfolio demonstrates your professional history, design expertise, notable projects, and knowledge of the UX design thought process. Resumés and CVs are usually one-to-two pages long that are professional summaries of your career progress. A portfolio, as a UI/UX professional, allows you to showcase your work and expertise […]

  • Create a List and Check it Twice: How to manage the job search during the end of the year

    By: Ellie Santonato, Career Community Advisor As the year closes, hiring opportunities and job searches slow down. This situation may make your job search more frustrating than it already is, especially for those interested in public sector jobs. Human Resource departments come to a stop during the month of December. Do not let the lack […]

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