A New Student’s Guide to Career Planning

At our fall and spring open houses I offer sessions on career services and planning.  There have been many times when I have been standing outside of the room encouraging prospective students and their parents to join me and I have been told “Oh, we don’t need that for another 4 years.”  This is exactly […]

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An open letter to employers (well…anyone, really) – Guest Blogger

I am delighted to introduce my latest guest-blogger Jenn Nelson.  Jenn graduated from Huron in 2010 with a BA in History and Political Science and then went on to complete an MA in Public History at Western University.  She has a abundance of experience and expertise in the promotion of museums and cultural institutions through […]

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From Classroom to Career – What Skills Will I Take With Me?

Last Thursday we hosted a Campus/Community Roundtable where we invited business and not-for-profit managers and leaders to join with faculty and administration to talk about Liberal Arts degrees and their transferability and applicability to the world of work.  Before the session we conducted a survey to discover what attributes are most frequently needed in order […]

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The Importance of Extra-Curricular Activities for Career Development

I am delighted to introduce my second guest blogger, Whitney. Whitney is completing her fourth year in an Honours Specialization in English Language & Literature at Huron. She served as the editor-in-chief of the Grapevine Magazine for the past two years, and volunteered at Western’s Gazette, Grubstreet, the GetLit Society, We Eat Films, and CHRW […]

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What is the right career for me?

A sometimes even more daunting task than figuring out what your transferable skills are is figuring out what you want to do with those skills.  It is common to run into people who do nothing to change their life or career because they have not yet figured out what it is that they want to […]

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