• Career Column

    Career Corner with Coach Diane: What to do this Fall?

    Welcome Back! Although the semester has just begun, it’s never too early to visit the Career Center in Frese Hall. There are many counselors available to speak with you about your career aspirations and goals for the future. Here are 5 things you should do to prepare for your visit: Make an appointment and come prepared with all your questions. Write these questions down on a piece of paper or in a notebook. It doesn’t hurt to get started on your resume now, even if you will be making many changes down the road. Begin the process of writing a resume before you visit the Career Center so you have…

  • Career Column

    Career Corner: Acing the Interview with Coach Diane

    Editor’s note: The Knight News introduces a new column with pro- fessional development advice for students. For each issue “Coach Diane” provides students with strategies and detailed tips that give students an opportunity to prepare for internships, entry level positions and beyond. Reaching the interview stage is an excellent milestone, if you are at this point. Congratulations! Acing the interview brings you one step closer to receiving that job offer you’ve been waiting for. Use the techniques below to outperform other candidates. BEFORE Build off of the initial research that you conducted in order to tailor your resume to the specific position, and learn more about the employer in preparation…

  • Career Column

    Career Corner: Transitioning from college to career

    Editor’s note: The Knight News introduces a new column with professional development advice for students. For each issue “Coach Diane” provides students with strategies and detailed tips that give students an opportunity to prepare for internships, entry level positions and beyond. As a student approaches graduation, the question “what comes next” may be on their mind. You’ve completed your classes, given back to the community, and have a list of extracurriculars to put on your resume, but are you ready for a career? Career Readiness is the attainment and demonstration of requisite competencies that broadly prepare college students for a successful transition to the workplace. Follow this guideline as an…