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Time for a Change? How to Make a Career Pivot

You’ve given it a lot of thought and you’ve reached a decision: You’re ready for a career change. But how do you make that happen? First, take some time to reflect on where you’ve been, where you’re headed and why you’re looking to make a change. Begin by identifying the source(s) of your dissatisfaction: Are …

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Doctors Without Borders: Student Chapter Clarkson University

Clarkson’s nationally recognized student chapter of Doctors Without Borders (DWB) provides a wealth of opportunities for students of all majors and concentrations. Students who join DWB can help both the community of Potsdam and surrounding areas, as well as travel abroad to volunteer in underserved countries. Real Life Member Experience   My name is Matthew Kane …

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Greek Life at Clarkson

Hello, my name is Nicole, and I am a senior global supply chain management major with minors in project management and law studies. I currently work as a marketing intern and blogger here at Clarkson University. I am also a sister of Phi Sigma Sigma, a social sorority, so I wanted to write a post …

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Capitalizing on Your Strengths at Every Stage of Your Career

Professional Development

What are your strengths? It’s a question you can expect during almost any job interview. It’s also something you should ask yourself periodically, even if you’re not considering a job or career change. By identifying the types of tasks you excel at and enjoy doing, you’ll have an easier time building a successful, fulfilling career. …

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8 Steps to Filling out the FAFSA Form

Hi! My name is Erin Dumers and I am a Financial Aid Advisor here at Clarkson University.  I’ve worked at CU for seven years now; with two being in my current role.  My previous roles included undergrad admissions and working with faculty and students in the MBA program.  As a Financial Aid Advisor I assist …

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Photos Around Potsdam

Hello, my name is Nicole, and I am a senior Global Supply Chain Management Major with minors in Project Management and Law Studies. I currently work as a Marketing Intern and Blogger here at Clarkson University. I sat down with a student photographer here at Clarkson who has done some amazing work around Downtown Potsdam …

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6 Ways to Position Yourself for a Promotion

No matter how much you like your job, chances are a time will come when you want more. Adding responsibilities, challenges, and the accompanying income and stature is the natural next step in your career. But how do you make it happen? Here are six tips to position yourself for a promotion. Be a team …

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Surviving a North Country Winter

As a Northern New York (NNY) native, I have faced firsthand the struggles of the North Country’s harsh winters. If this is the first you’re hearing of it, yes, we can get 7 feet of snow (and have! But not recently … ), and yes, the temperature can get well into the negatives. Don’t let …

Undergrad

Five Reasons I Love Engineering & Management at Clarkson

Hello readers! My name is Callie Lindsay and I am a senior Engineering & Management student here at Clarkson University. If you are a prospective student considering Clarkson or a current Clarkson student thinking about changing your major, I hope this blog can be of use to you! I can honestly say that choosing Clarkson …