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You Never Know Where an Opportunity Will Come From

Written by    Sep 17, 2019

Well, I thought I knew where my semester was headed. I had the perfect schedule set in stone (no Monday classes, per usual), I had scheduled out which days I’d be going to the gym and going to events with friends. I had time blocked out to study and do homework and write. And then I got an unexpected email. I attended the Career and […]

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A sneak peak into my summer internship at Paycor

Written by    Sep 7, 2019

Over the summer, I interned at Paycor, a human capital management software company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Paycor builds software for small-to-medium-sized companies to assist with their HR needs, including recruiting, hiring, scheduling, onboarding, payroll, tax and benefits. Here’s a sneak peak into the thoughts of a slightly nervous intern on her first day in May: As an internal communications intern, I’ll help write employee […]

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Home for the Summer

Written by    Sep 5, 2019

This summer, I returned home to the great city of Cleveland for a tax internship at a company called Danaher. This was my first professional accounting experience since deciding to study accounting my senior year of high school, and the internship definitely confirmed my interest in the field. Danaher has subsidiaries in over 100 countries, and nearly all of them have to file tax returns […]

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The Easiest Jobs to Take On During a Semester

Written by    May 24, 2019

If you’re like the majority of college students everywhere, you need money. You’re probably in debt right now. You’re a confused young adult. Don’t you worry, I feel you. One of the hardest things to find balance in is work life and school life when you’re a full-time student. How do you have enough time to do your homework, study, and actually get to sleep […]

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Landing the Internship: Reflection

Written by    Mar 26, 2019

I’m thrilled to share that I’ve accepted an internship with Paycor in Cincinnati this summer. I’ll be working with their internal communications team on multiple initiatives and helping to plan Paycor’s annual sales kickoff. I couldn’t be happier, and I am so thankful to my parents, mentors, peers and professors who have helped me through this process. It looks simple and easy when students start […]

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How to Nail Your Next Phone Interview

Written by    Feb 11, 2019

Many first-round interviews for internships take place over the phone. They’re more informal — you don’t have to dress business professional or even leave your room. Often, the recruiter tells you more about the position and wants to learn whether or not you’d be a good fit for the role. But a phone interview lacks nonverbal cues: the opportunity for a firm handshake, eye contact, […]

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PRSSA Match Day at Nationwide Insurance

Written by    Dec 14, 2018

I toured Nationwide headquarters in downtown Columbus for PRSSA Match Day November 29. As a member of PRSSA, I signed up for Match Day and was paired with a member of PRSA, Kevin McGee. Match Day is where students are paired with a professional in their desired field and get to shadow them for a day. Kevin is a business consulting team manager at Nationwide […]

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Involvement Tip #1: Get a Campus Job

Written by    Dec 3, 2018

Did you know that there are more than 1,000 ways to get involved here at Ohio State?  Yeah, you read that correctly. Ohio State has more than 1,000 different groups and organizations that you can get involved with on campus.  If you’re struggling to find fun things to do with your spare time, fear not — this blog series is here to save the day! Oh […]

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The importance of networking

Written by    Oct 24, 2018

“Networking” is a term you never hear until college, and when you do hear it, it seems vague at best. Personally, I didn’t think networking made sense; how am I supposed to actively “network,” and is that really what’s going to present opportunities to me? Aren’t my jobs and experiences going to come from going to career fairs, handing out my resume, and completing applications? The truth […]

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How to “do it all” and still get 8 hours of sleep

Written by    Jul 31, 2018

College is overwhelming. There are lots of opportunities that you are encouraged to try, lots of difficult classes that take up much of your personal time, and not as much money in your pocket as you are used to. Trust me, I get it: I am currently a pre-med double major who works two jobs, volunteers each week, studies for the MCAT and serves as president […]

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