Career Development

This series is meant to provide useful information related to the following topics: resume and cover letter writing, networking, interviewing, office politics, negotiating, evaluating job offers, relocating, transitioning into the workplace, evaluating company culture, professionalism, LinkedIn, job/internship search strategies, social media in the job search, etc. Think about topics of interest to you and your friends.

SPH Career Services offers ‘Career Lab’ to help YOU design your career

The 2022-2023 academic school year is upon us. Though it’s an exciting time in life to connect with friends, to take in the college experience, and to excel in the classroom, it’s also important to consider future career plans. That’s …

By Kim Ecenbarger
Kim Ecenbarger SPH Senior Associate Director
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7 Reasons Why You Are Not Getting To The Next Interview Stage And How To Fix It

Interviews for senior-level executive roles differ from entry-level job interviews in many ways.

While being on time, having a strong handshake, and researching the company is enough to impress the recruiter when applying for junior positions, for senior executives is …

By Ivy Exec - Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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Best Personal Trainer Certification

To help aspiring personal trainers choose the best personal training certification, we’ve decided to put together a list of (mostly) objective criteria we believe trainers are most concerned with. While there really is no “best personal trainer certification,” there are …

By Eddie Lester
Eddie Lester Founder | President
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TeamWork U – Best Practice Alert!

Student Promotion via LinkedIn

Best Practice Alert! Create a post on LinkedIn after participating in TeamWork Online Events, Buffy Zoom Calls, etc. All students would need to do is create a post, tag Buffy and TeamWork Online, and talk about the event/call! …

By Kristine Nielsen
Kristine Nielsen Assistant Director, Career Services
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Meet with Us Virtually – Summer Career Coaching Available

If you are seeking employment, considering other employment options because of under-employment, or staying active in your professional development, leverage career coaching to help you achieve your goals. 

Virtual Career Coaching

Students may visit Handshake to schedule appointments with career …

By Kim Ecenbarger
Kim Ecenbarger SPH Senior Associate Director
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How to Leverage LinkedIn Effectively on Your Job Search

By Kristine Nielsen
Kristine Nielsen Assistant Director, Career Services
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A Volunteering Guide for Healthcare Students: The Benefits of Giving Back

Volunteerism intends to make the world a better place. But the benefits of volunteering often go far beyond philanthropy.

Perhaps most importantly to students, engaging in volunteerism is associated with higher chances of gaining employment—particularly in rural areas. Volunteers …

By Myla Valencia
Myla Valencia
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Here’s How to be Professional on Social Media

A study showed 70% of employers check the social media profiles of potential hires, and 54% of them admit to deciding not to hire someone based on what they found on social media. Today’s episode of the #WorkInSports Podcast offers …

By Kristine Nielsen
Kristine Nielsen Assistant Director, Career Services
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Seniors – Where are you headed?

Congratulations, Seniors! As you inch closer to graduation, it may feel like time has flown by since you first started your academic program. Thinking back, you probably researched universities and asked questions about the career outcomes of graduates to assist …

By Susan Simmons
Susan Simmons Director of Career Services
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Give Your LinkedIn Profile the Love and Attention it Deserves

For some students, creating a LinkedIn profile is a great rite of passage into the professional world. It signifies readiness to embrace an exciting career ahead. For others, creating a LinkedIn profile is merely an assignment that was completed during …

By Kim Ecenbarger
Kim Ecenbarger SPH Senior Associate Director
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