When Ankit Prasad, a senior at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), entered his five-year, dual degree program, he knew that he would have two semesters free to explore career options and get crucial professional experience. Juggling economics and engineering courses, Ankit was particularly interested in consulting—but had no prior experience or contacts in the industry.

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This week we look at the impact that career centers have on future donations, at the effect of pre-set asks on fundraising, and more.

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This week we analyze how to work from home, how American students stack up against students in other countries, and the many ways in which mentoring impacts different groups and workplace types..

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This week we analyze how to get the most out of people we interview, how to turn around bad interviews, and how to use the holiday season to make us more creative.

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A wealth of knowledge and experience lives within University of Sydney’s alumni network and recent graduates are now tapping into it through mentorship.

Elena Biancardi was working as a physio in Italy, but she was driven to start her own fashion company. Determined to learn how to succeed in business, she moved to Sydney to study innovation and entrepreneurship, and discovered the alumni mentoring program. With guidance from her mentor, she’s taken her business to the next level.

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This week we analyze how to get the most out of people we interview, how to turn around bad interviews, and how to use the holiday season to make us more creative.

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This week we analyze differences between millennials and older workers, and we ask you to purposely make yourself a little bit uncomfortable.

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We’re excited to launch a new feature that will help connect more students and alumni than ever before. Starting next week, whenever you request a consultation with an advisor, you’ll be given the option to send that request to other similar advisors as well. This will enable you to fill your request faster, garner multiple perspectives, and meet great new advisors.

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This week we look at how you can find a meaningful job, get hired after 50, and talk about why you should never tell someone to relax.

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Sometimes, it’s not a skillset or specialized degree that a candidate needs to enter a new career—it’s a broader perspective. Oftentimes, it’s difficult to know what sorts of opportunities you’re missing out on until you talk to people who can show those opportunities to you.

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