Undergraduate Students

Welcome to the Undergraduate Connections Community!

As an undergraduate student, you will find resources on Career Connections to support you through all phases of your career journey and decision-making – be it exploring majors and career paths, building your network, pursuing job and internship opportunities, applying to graduate and professional school, and more.  As you navigate Career Connections, you can engage with curated content through our industry-specific and identity-based community pages.  Sign up for newsletters based on your preferences and interests and access our library of virtual career resources.

What is Job Shadowing & How Can it Benefit You?

The job search is exciting because there are so many options for what you can do — but for the same reason, it can also be overwhelming. How can you figure out what you want to do if you don’t know …

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Many job applications are never read by a human. Here’s how to make sure your résumé gets seen.

These 5 tips from Fast Company can help you ATS-proof your résumé.

Posted on Fast Company | By Andrew Fennell

For years now, the vast majority of job applications have been scanned, filtered, and assessed by an application tracking system (ATS) before they …

By Beth Cahill
Beth Cahill Director of Career Development
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CVs versus Resumes: What’s the Difference?

One point of confusion for job seekers can be the difference between a CV and a resume when applying for new opportunities. The terms can seem to be used interchangeably; however, there are some subtle differences between the two.

Both …

By HospitalRecruiting
HospitalRecruiting is an online healthcare job board for physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses, and allied health professionals. Visit our site to view current medical practice and employment opportunities or navigate to our Healthcare Career Resources Blog for more great articles like this one!
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Alumni Connections

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Skill Building Courses

Insights from a College Career Coach

Taught by Valerie Sutton
Are you feeling stuck in your current position, seeking a new one, or contemplating a career change? In this interview,…

Learning to Write Marketing Copy

Taught by Ian Lurie
Copy is the heart and soul of almost every marketing endeavor. Get a great foundation for all your campaigns with…

Cover Letter Tips

Taught by Jenny Foss
Cover letters offer job seekers an opportunity to explain how their education, skills, and experiences line up directly with the…

Creative Inspirations: Ed Emberley, Children’s Book Illustrator

Taught by Ed Emberley
Award-winning children’s book author and illustrator Ed Emberley is truly a national treasure, having drawn nearly 100 books. The warmth…

Financial Accounting Part 1

Taught by Earl Stice
Anyone who needs to interpret financial statements or communicate financial results needs a solid understanding of financial accounting. This comprehensive,…

Ideation for Marketers

Taught by Brad Batesole
How do you keep your marketing fresh—generating new ideas and approaches to keep your audience engaged? In this course, marketing…

Working with Recruiters

Taught by Barbara Bruno
No matter how big your network is, a recruiter’s network is bigger. A recruiter can be a great resource to…

A Day In The Life of a Data Scientist

Taught by Madecraft
The best way to understand what it’s actually like to work as a data scientist is to spend the day…

After Effects Apprentice: 01 Pre-Roll

Taught by Trish Meyer
This short course is designed for those who have never used Adobe After Effects, or those who might need a…

Creative Inspirations: Doyald Young, Logotype Designer

Taught by Doyald Young
From humble beginnings in a small Texas town eight decades ago comes legendary typographer, logotype designer, author, and teacher Doyald…

After Effects Apprentice: 12 Tracking and Keying

Taught by Trish Meyer
Explore how to use the motion tracker and stabilizer built into After Effects and shows how to handle a variety…

After Effects Apprentice: 13 Paint Roto and Puppet

Taught by Trish Meyer
In this course, Trish and Chris Meyer introduce a series of creative tools inside Adobe After Effects. The centerpiece is…

After Effects Apprentice: 14 Shape Layers

Taught by Trish Meyer
In this course, author Chris Meyer shows how to create and animate vector-based artwork directly inside Adobe After Effects. The…

After Effects Apprentice: 02 Basic Animation

Taught by Trish Meyer
Trish Meyer leads beginners through a gentle introduction to Adobe After Effects: from creating a new project and importing sources,…

After Effects Apprentice: 03 Advanced Animation

Taught by Trish Meyer
In this course, Chris Meyer helps beginning After Effects artists take their animations to the next level. Chris shows how…

HTML5: Document Editing

Taught by Bill Weinman
This course describes how to create editable content on the web using the document-editing application programming interface (API) in HTML5.…

CSS Positioning Best Practices

Taught by Bill Weinman
Web designers and coders will be introduced to techniques to improve their results in CSS Positioning Best Practices. Beginning with…

After Effects Apprentice: 08 Nesting and Precomposing

Taught by Trish Meyer
Let Chris and Trish Meyer share with you two of the core secrets required to become an efficient After Effects…

Excel: Power Query (Get & Transform)

Taught by Oz du Soleil
Power Query is a feature in Excel that allows you to quickly import data from multiple sources and easily clean,…

Creative Inspirations: Renegade Animation, Animation Studio

Taught by Renegade Animation
Renegade Animation has pioneered digital 2D paperless animation with a unique all-Flash workflow—and a bunch of really great cartoons! This…

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