Alumni Interview Series

Rohan’s journey from a graduate student at UMKC to his current role at Alvarez & Marsal in Chicago is a testament to his dedication and adaptability… click to read more

By Daniel Folk
Daniel Folk
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How to follow up after a career fair?

Career Tips & Resources – What to do after the career fair?

Being prepared and asking the right questions will help you stand out during the event itself. But when the career fair is over, don’t forget to send a …

By Emily Neuberger
Emily Neuberger Employer Outreach Officer
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How to Build Confidence at Work, According to Experts

At one point or another in our professional lives, we’re likely to face moments of self-doubt and imposter syndrome. As a result, we may feel at a loss for how to build our confidence. Gen Z’ers are even more likely …

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A Beginner’s Guide to LinkedIn

Even if you don’t use it, you’ve probably heard of LinkedIn. With over 830 million members in more than 200 countries, it’s easily the place for professionals around the world to meet and interact.

LinkedIn can help you reach your …

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Micro-Intern Success: Pursuing New Career Goals

Micro-Intern Success: Pursuing New Career Goals
Interested in micro-internships for UMKC students? Check out the UMKC Parker Dewey website.

On the last day of his junior year, Psychology major Olabanji Sonuga came …

By Danielle Rueger-Miroewski
Danielle Rueger-Miroewski
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LinkedIn’s 2022 Guide to Kickstarting Your Career: The top jobs, industries and cities to launch your professional journey

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Gianna Prudente
Associate News Editor at LinkedIn

Asa Jones’ career journey began with an unexpected turn.

The Kansas City, Mo. native was working on a marketing degree at the University of Houston when she …

By Ashley Nance
Ashley Nance Professional Development Manager
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A Step-by-Step Guide to Networking in 2022

No matter what industry you’re in or how far along in your career you are, networking is a skill that will always be important. Especially when you’re looking for a job.

Over the years, networking techniques have shifted to accommodate …

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How to Turn Your Summer Internship Into a Full-Time Job

So you landed a summer internship – congratulations! Now that you’ve made the obligatory Facebook/LinkedIn post and changed that status to employed, you may be thinking about what you can do to make a lasting impression at one of your first …

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How to Be Small Talk Savvy During the Job Search

If there's one activity that occurs at nearly every stage of the job search, it's small talk. And unlike other aspects of the job search, small talk usually happens without warning. So to be successful in the job search, you …

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14 LinkedIn Profile Summaries That We Love (And How to Boost Your Own)

(Source: LinkedIn Talent Blog)

We get it. Writing your LinkedIn Profile summary isn’t at the top of your to-do list. You’re not sure what to write. Your photo and 

By Tess Surprenant
Tess Surprenant Director, Bloch Career Center
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Tips from the Bloch Career Center: How to Be Successful at the Career Fairs

We have a variety of career fairs this fall to help connect students interested in internships and full-time opportunities with hiring employers! If this is your first time going to a career fair, below are our best tips for having …

By Ashley Nance
Ashley Nance Professional Development Manager
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