“Where do you see yourself five years in the future?” I was asked this question a million times my senior year of high school. This is easily the most infuriating question I believe any young person receives in their lives. We can’t see the future and as young adults, we’re still indecisive. But, those five years have come and I’m nowhere near what I thought … Continue reading Experience360 Program: Your Future is Now
Writing a resume for an internship or job is a daunting task – regardless of your level of experience and knowledge, the idea of summarizing your credentials onto a single page of paper has inspired thousands of online searches for help. In fact, Google Trends reports a 100% increase in ‘how to make a resume online,’ and a 350% increase in ‘how to make a … Continue reading The New World of A.I.
The year 2020 was like no other. I will never forget March 16, 2020, when the state of Pennsylvania began to shut down and implement changes that have seemed to last forever. Governor Tom Wolf requested that dine-in facilities be closed indefinitely and instituted a stay at home order, with the exception for essential workers. Not only did this have a negative effect on everyone, … Continue reading An Unexpected Opportunity at an Unexpected Time
Zoom Interviews; a term that was foreign to my vocabulary less than a year ago is now a phrase that lingers in my mind. How will I nail an interview through a camera? What is the best way to go about this? Can I wear my slippers, will they even notice? As graduation approaches and the fear seeps upon us college students of getting a … Continue reading Interviews from the Waist Up
Did you know that Delaware Valley University offers an extensive study abroad program as part of Experience 360 Program? While the program isn’t available to students right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic, administrators are hoping to have it back up and running by the 2021-2022 school year. Here at DelVal, we put a ton of emphasis on getting genuine hands-on experience – whether that … Continue reading Traveling Your Way to a Degree
Internships are a valuable experience but getting one can be competitive. While previous work experience is helpful when getting an internship, it is not mandatory. An internship is an excellent way to gain meaningful knowledge in a professional setting. A student can learn with the guidance of a mentor without committing too much. It gives you a sense of what an entry-level position may be … Continue reading How To: Get an Internship Without Experience
Scoring an internship is a huge deal – it’s very exciting to learn what it will be like working in your chosen field. Bonus: it also counts towards your credits needed to graduate! Before you get that opportunity though, you need to nail your interview. And before you do that, you need to catch the eye of your possible future employer, which is not achieved … Continue reading Creating an Eye-Catching Resume
I was about to enter my very first semester at Delaware Valley University, and my future at this school seemed almost too clear. After transferring from another four-year institution at the end of my first year of college, I was starting here as a sophomore. I felt prepared because my fall class schedule was created for me, I had already gotten in touch with my … Continue reading From One Transfer Student to Another: A 3-Step Checklist to the Experience 360 Program