LAS Career Services blog

Explore ideas on navigating your future career path, from resume-building to effective networking and everything in between. With the LAS Career Services blog, you'll be prepared to propel your journey forward.

You don’t need to know where you will end up to get started! Contact LAS Career Services for more help.

It can be hard to see beyond the initial sting of a professional “no” when you are turned down for a research opportunity, an internship, a fellowship, a grad school program, a job. 
Thank you notes can help you build relationships as you prepare for your future. Here are some specific situations that often call for a thank you note, and examples of how to craft an effective message.
There’s no one right way to write your resume.
If you are looking for a summer internship, you may already be doing the following:
You don’t need a plan before you can make use of career services.
LAS students are encouraged to attend two upcoming events at Research Park:
Some things you can do on LinkedIn: Develop and practice your professional identity. Explore the career directions of people like you. Find people to contact for informational interviews/networking.
Extra-curricular involvements absolutely belong on a resume. Where they go and what you say about them depends a lot on what you’ve done in those activities.
Where it is an option, we see a lot of advantages to taking some time out between your undergraduate education and a graduate program.