Part-Time Job vs. Internships

Are you unsure whether you should pursue a part-time job or an internship? What are some of the differences? How should you prioritize your time at BSU?

Our expert answer is: It depends…

Getting a job or an internship during …

By Gerald Tang
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Tell me about yourself/30-second Introduction

Tell me about yourself.

One of the most important parts of any interview happens in the first few moments when you’re instructed to “tell me about yourself.”  Whether in the initial or in the final round of interviews with the …

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LinkedIn Profile Development Checklist

LinkedIn is an effective tool to network virtually with others. To allow employers, recruiters, and others to find you. Create a profile that stands out and will entice professionals to contact you once they view your profile. Use this checklist …

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Dress for Success – Business attire 101

What’s the best outfit to wear to a job interview? The answer will vary depending on the type of job and company you’re interviewing with. You always want to dress to make the best impression, but the outfit you choose …

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Professional References

A professional reference is a recommendation from a person who can vouch for your qualifications for a job. Generally, you will be asked for 3-5 references by HR or the hiring manager after you have gone through the interview process. …

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Beyond BSU Speaker Series – Conversation with Katie McCue ’03, Deputy Executive Director of the Massachusetts Municipal Association (MMA)

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Beyond BSU Speaker Series – Conversation with Kelly Duggan ’06, President and Owner of Physical Therapy U (PTU)

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Resume Tips for Student Athletes

Any student involved in BSU’s athletics programs knows the time and dedication required to participate and balance academics and other on-and off-campus involvement. Don’t underplay your involvement, as it demonstrates teamwork, communication skills, and a commitment to a goal.

Student …

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Action Verbs for Resume Writing

Recruiters often see the same action words on a resume – led, responsible for, managed. And quite frankly, they have lost their meaning when it comes to properly communicating your accomplishments. So, let’s enhance your resume with a few action verbs …

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Career Advice for First Year College Students

Hey First Year students! We are here to support you! Check out these five quick steps to jump-start your career at BSU and beyond.

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Gerald Tang Executive Director
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401(a) vs 401(k): What’s the Difference? Is One Better Than the Other?

Are you ready to start investing in your retirement? While you might know that you should save for when you’re too old to work, understanding the savings options of 401(a) vs. a 401(k) can feel like a job in and …

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Leadership Development and Rotational Programs

As you finish your degree program, you may be looking for ways to build leadership potential as you gain experience in your field. Leadership development and rotational programs provide you with in-depth experiences, ongoing mentorship, and targeted training across a …

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Gerald Tang Executive Director
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17 Jobs for Political Science Majors (That Don’t Require You to Run for Office)

Not everyone who studies political science goes into politics (although many do!). Jobs for political science majors range from, yes, government positions, law, and research, to marketing, sales, and even project management

Jobs for Political Science Majors Explained

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Didn’t Get an Internship? Here Are 10 Things You Can Do to Boost Your Career Anyway

So you didn’t get a summer internship. Don’t blame yourself: There were fewer internship opportunities posted in the first months of 2021 compared to previous years, and it’s a common challenge any year. It’s not a direct measure of how …

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Accelerate Your Career With the Top Audit Job Simulations on Forage

A career in auditing is what “trust but verify” looks like in action. Auditors are the last line of defense from financial fraud and mismanagement and it’s up to them to ensure the defenses are functioning. However, gaining experience as …

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