How to Balance Studying and Looking for Internships

Study or Job-hunting, which one is more important? At the beginning of each semester, the busy study life of all the students begins. Classes, homework, various quizzes, exams, experiments by students of science and engineering, and then catch up with a more intense class and various group projects, presentations, how can there be enough time…

4 Strategies to Become the Right Person in Recruiters’ Eyes

After the virtual career fair, I hope many of your resume or LinkedIn profiles caught the attention of  recruiters. If so it is likely that you will receive a phone-call interview invitation. This is a great opportunity to connect, which also laid the foundation for the subsequent process. Then, how should we make sure that…

Types of Co-op Experiences

Close your eyes and imagine you are on your co-op or an internship. Do you imagine a desk and a 9-5 job? While that is what most co-ops are, and can be fun too, co-ops are a lot more than that! The foundation of cooperative education at UC is to learn practical skills through hands…

6 Ways to Stand Out When Applying for Jobs

One of the reasons why I applied to UC was because of the experience-based learning program, where students would participate in at least one of the following: research, co-operative education (co-op), performance, internships, study abroad, service learning, or clinicals. I had heard so many amazing stories about co-ops and internships from different UC students, and…

Different Types of Career Fairs

One of the most common ways to get an internship or co-op is through recruiters and employers that are coming to the University of Cincinnati from time to time. It is a really great opportunity to present yourself, give your elevator pitch and get their contact information to follow up later. UC hosts two major Career Fairs for students both in fall and spring semesters….

Interview Tips

Did you just get a phone call saying you’d have an interview next week? CONGRATULATIONS! Are you excited? Are you nervous? Yes, interview apprehension happens to everyone, but don’t let it block you from getting an offer to work for dream companies. So, I would like to share with you a few tips on how…