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Use the dropdown menu to find specific preparation and job application support. Learn how to ace your interview, create your LinkedIn profile, enhance your resume, and write a cover letter.

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Career Education offers individualized support for students in creating application materials for internships, jobs, fellowships, and graduate school. During the academic year, we offer Express Advising Hours and are also available by appointment to help perfect your materials.

 

How does the (federal) application process work?

This article was originally published on USAJOBS.

This is a quick summary of how the federal application process works when you use USAJOBS to apply for positions.

1. Create an account with login.gov

First, you need to create an account …

By Alice Song
Alice Song Career Advisor
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What should I include in my federal resume?

This article was originally published on USAJOBS.

Whether you’re a current federal employee or new to the federal government, your resume is the primary way for you to communicate your education, skills and experience.

Before you get started

Read the …

By Alice Song
Alice Song Career Advisor
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How to Answer: Tell Me About a Challenge You Had to Overcome in the Workplace

This article was originally published on WayUp.

This is a tough question because you’re forced to talk about a difficult time with a complete stranger. Fortunately, it’s also a great opportunity to turn a big challenge into a great accomplishment. …

By Alice Song
Alice Song Career Advisor
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How to Check in With a Recruiter When You Haven’t Heard Back

This article was originally published on WayUp.

You met with a recruiter, had a fantastic interview and then you never heard back. If you’re disappointed (or worse, panicking), don’t. There are lots of reasons why a …

By Alice Song
Alice Song Career Advisor
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Your major does not necessarily have to be directly aligned with your career! For example, liberal arts majors can work in business and business majors can work in the public sector. Here are a few courses at Arcadia that can develop your skills for this industry. Please speak with your academic advisor to explore all available courses.

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A proper résumé and effective job-hunting skills can go a long way in getting a foot in the door. An …

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The term Student Outcomes refers to undergraduate outcomes within the 6-9 months following graduation, providing a snapshot of Arcadia undergraduates’ success following degree completion. The data is collected through a survey distributed to students at graduation, and again in the months following, along with knowledge gained from faculty, LinkedIn, and phone calls to our graduates, in accordance with national standards. The knowledge rate of outcomes for each class was 86% for the class of 2022, 79% for the class of 2021, 81% for the class of 2020, and 87% for the class of 2019, though response rates vary among colleges and departments.

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