2022 Sophomore Shoutout Event Recap

The Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC) held the 2022 Sophomore Shoutout on-campus, an event required for 2nd Year Professional Development Seminar (PDS) students, on April 6th in the Athletic Center. The CPDC Team thanks the Nichols College President, Glenn …

By Kiley Lafortune
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Spring 2022 CPDC Open House Recap

The Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC) had four open house sessions earlier this month to inform all second year PDS students what resources they have access to. There are a number of resources that the CPDC offer such as …

By Cristen McSweeney
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Does a LinkedIn Picture Affect Your Hireability?

Even 70% of potential employers admit to turn a candidate down because of his poor LinkedIn profile picture. This is only one of the important data we discovered in our survey of +200 professionals: Does a LinkedIn Picture Affect Your …

By Brijin Kastberg
Brijin Kastberg Marketing and Employer Relations Coordinator
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2021 Fall Semester CPDC Event Recap

As the 2021 Fall semester comes to a close, we reflect on the events held by the Career and Professional Development Center. This Fall, the CPDC hosted/assisted with seven in-person events and three virtual events.

We kicked off the Fall …

By Cristen McSweeney
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Fall 2021 Etiquette Dinner Recap

The Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC) held the 2021 Nichols College Etiquette Dinner on November 9th. We had a total of 65 students and 31 table hosts attend this event.

The Etiquette Dinner event was a fabulous networking opportunity …

By Cristen McSweeney
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To Ace Your Next Interview for a Management Position, Be Ready to Answer These 10 Questions

Interviewing for a management position? Even if you’ve never been a manager before, you’ll want to clearly demonstrate to the interviewers your managerial skills and leadership philosophy.

This article will reveal 10 questions you should reflect on and be prepared …

By Blair Glaser - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Managing the Herd: CPDC Event Recap

On Thursday, October 21st, 2021, the Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC) hosted the virtual Career Exploration Event: Managing the Herd. The event focused on our human resource management, hospitality management, sports management, real estate management, nonprofit management, entrepreneurial management, …

By Kiley Lafortune
Kiley Lafortune
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7 Things You Should Do the First 7 Weeks of Your New Job

You’ve gone through the application process, aced every interview, and finally gotten an offer for your dream job. Earning a place as a new team member is no small achievement; however, keeping that place and making a good first impression …

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Fall 2021 Prep for the Process: Landing the Town, State, or Federal Job Recap

The Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC) held the Career Exploration event, Prep for the Process: Landing the Town, State, or Federal Job event on Wednesday October 13th. We had 30 students who attended this in-person event.

This Prep for …

By Cristen McSweeney
Cristen McSweeney
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Fall 2021 Accounting & Finance Career and Internship Fair Recap

What a wonderful way to start the fall 2021 semester with an in-person event! The Nichols College Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC) held the 2021 Accounting & Finance Career and Internship Fair on Tuesday, September 14th. The CPDC is …

By Kiley Lafortune
Kiley Lafortune
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