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Topic: CareerLAB

CareerLAB aims to offset loss of summer work amid pandemic through BrownConnect Summer Institute

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CareerLAB aims to offset loss of summer work amid pandemic through BrownConnect Summer Institute

April 28, 2020 0 comments

With the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic forcing many summer internships and programs across industries to cancel, a new CareerLab program called the Brown Connect Summer Institute will provide free networking, mentorship and industry experience to students. 

Schmidt ’21: I Just Got Rejected From an Internship. Now What?

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Schmidt ’21: I Just Got Rejected From an Internship. Now What?

February 11, 2020 0 comments

The internship and summer opportunity application seasons are now in full swing. Students are either hearing back from employers that they applied to in the fall or still working diligently on finding the perfect way to spend the summer.

Graduate students are advocating for support from CareerLAB, including better career advising for students not intending to go into academia and funding to attend conferences.

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Graduate Student Council looks to CareerLAB for professional support

January 31, 2020 0 comments

In a draft of the Graduate School Strategic Initiative released earlier this month, the Graduate Student Council proposed several changes to bolster career support for graduate students, many of which require collaboration with the CareerLAB.

BrownConnect celebrates five-year anniversary

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BrownConnect celebrates five-year anniversary

November 15, 2019 0 comments

For two hours on Thursday, the CareerLAB found itself at the center of Brown’s party scene, as attendees poured into 167 Angell St. to celebrate the five-year anniversary of BrownConnect — an initiative that provides students with internships, funding opportunities and alumni connections.

Letter: CareerLAB should bear responsibility for recruiting culture, too

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Letter: CareerLAB should bear responsibility for recruiting culture, too

September 30, 2018 1 comment

To the Editor: Over the last few days, readers of The Herald have witnessed a heated online debate unravel over Brown’s recruiting culture, specifically with regard to consulting.

Foster ’19: Don’t fall into the fall recruiting trap

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Foster ’19: Don’t fall into the fall recruiting trap

September 24, 2018 1 comment

The career fair is today. As Brown students weave through a sea of recruiters, they’re likely to see table after table of technology, finance and consulting companies. These large, moneyed corporations have something very attractive to offer students — certainty.

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Vilsan ’19: Relationships 101

April 23, 2018 0 comments

Let’s talk about relationships. The word has romantic connotations, but in reality, relationships are central to every part of our lives, from the personal to the professional.

ISE*CON was CareerLAB’s first CareerCon for international students. The event concluded a series of four CareerCons for different identity groups.

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ISE*CON offers int’l students career support

March 11, 2018 0 comments

Students from all over the world joined alums and faculty at 85 Waterman St. and Brown/RISD Hillel Sunday for ISE*CON, CareerLAB’s first CareerCon geared toward international students.

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Savello ’18: Toward a broader job search

January 24, 2018 1 comment

As the spring semester begins, students are scrambling to secure summer internships and post-graduation positions.

LGBTQ+ students report less confidence entering workforce

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LGBTQ+ students report less confidence entering workforce

December 5, 2017 0 comments

LGBTQ+ applicants may need to decide whether or not to come out to potential employers before having gauged the inclusivity of a particular workplace.