While Thanksgiving and the seemingly limitless leftover turkey has come to a close, the holiday season is just getting started. Regardless of which holidays are celebrated, one thing is certain: we are all ready for winter break. To take a break from studying for finals, I’m making a list of all the things I want to do during the short time away from textbooks and group projects. If you are in need of your own winter break bucket list, here are some ideas! Continue reading
Just because you are an online student doesn’t mean that you can’t take advantage of all the great recruiting opportunities here at ASU, and a career fair is no exception! The same positions you will find at the career fairs are also posted on ASU’s online job board. In addition, most of the companies that recruit here at W. P. Carey are hiring for positions nationwide (and sometimes worldwide). This means no matter where you live, you can find a position in your area — here are four quick steps to participate in a career fair when you can’t attend in-person. Continue reading
Career fairs are right around the corner — and whether you’re a freshman or graduating senior, don’t miss these opportunities to make connections with those employers coming on campus to meet YOU! Just a few extra steps you can take to prepare and market yourself successfully can make the difference in a possible job or internship offer, now or a year or two from now. Continue reading
After traveling thousands of miles, you are finally a Sun Devil in the W. P. Carey School of Business! It is so brave of you to leave home alone and start your new college life abroad. I can imagine how excited and energetic you are. However, in the meanwhile, you probably feel nervous and confused sometimes. You find it hard to make new friends with native students, get involved in clubs and organizations, adapt to “American style” life, and speak English as fluently as your classmates do. Don’t be frightened if these are happening to you. I suffered difficult times in my freshman year as well, and got through. Everything will be fine, and this time will become a part of your unforgettable memories. Continue reading
There’s nothing quite like an ASU football game. The thunderous roar of fans, everyone decked out in gold, maroon, black, or white to show their support for our school. Rambunctious cheering for the Sun Devils as they charge onto the field. The sparkling fireworks, the smoke, and the energy.
Once the Devils are appropriately announced, there are only jeers from the crowd when the opposing team comes in being led by their banner boys. Captains go out for the coin toss with the referees in their black and white striped uniforms and the game begins. Continue reading
Study abroad is synonymous with endless traveling, incredible sights, and the most mouthwatering food. Being abroad this fall semester in Sevilla, Spain, I’ve definitely had my fair share, but my absolute favorite part of my experience? The people. Continue reading
As you make your way through W. P. Carey, the importance of mentorship becomes more and more apparent to you. With each year, it seems as though mentorship is stressed more and more. But what exactly is a mentor? What do you do or talk about with them? Are they really that beneficial? How have they added to students’ college and professional experiences? These are all questions I had when I was first introduced into my mentoring program during junior year of college. Continue reading
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” — Nelson Mandela
Before I could begin to think about my future as a college student, I would constantly venture into what it would be like to not feel pain anymore. As a long-time sufferer of migraines that were not easily diminished with rest and a painkiller, my war was with the beast that caused me to scrunch in a ball in a dark room. Almost every single day, the beast would scream WAAAAAAAR and cause me to once again seek a dark, quiet, and secluded corner. At the very least, I would be forewarned with flashing lights that would blind me and a tingling sensation that would cause numbness soon after. Continue reading
If you haven’t discovered the magic that is LinkedIn, you are missing out. Whether you are an on-campus or online student, you are doing yourself a disservice by not connecting with others on this massive social media platform. Continue reading
Building relationships, both professional and academic, is essential to opening more doors for opportunities. Luckily, as a student here at W. P. Carey School of Business, there are many opportunities to get involved and build a solid network.
It could lead you to your first on-campus job and even your very first entry-level position in the business industry of your dreams! So let’s get out there and mingle! Continue reading