Student Spotlight: Brandon James

Meet Brandon James. Brandon is a senior biology major at Delaware Valley University and has enjoyed just about every minute of being on campus. He knew DelVal was the school for him before he even got here. “What really attracted me to DelVal was the small class sizes and the overall feel of the campus,” James said. “It reallyContinue reading “Student Spotlight: Brandon James”

“Your Greatest Weakness”: Answering One of the Toughest Interview Questions

The interview process can be terrifying and can easily lead to overthinking. You never know which questions you’ll be asked or how the interviewer expects you to respond. That said, there is one question I have been asked in every single interview I have ever been a part of, and it’s also one of theContinue reading ““Your Greatest Weakness”: Answering One of the Toughest Interview Questions”

Planning Not to Plan

As a college student you get sick of hearing the age-old question: “What are your plans for after you graduate?” And after answering this question an uncountable number of times over the years, sick is actually an understatement. Most people that ask expect us to have an answer even before we’ve even stepped foot inContinue reading “Planning Not to Plan”

Student Spotlight: Natalie Ratzke

Here at Delaware Valley University, there are plenty of connections and resources available for students to utilize in order to find an internship. The Experience360 program requires all students to have some kind of hands-on experience that relates to their major and the career they want to pursue. I recently spoke to DelVal senior NatalieContinue reading “Student Spotlight: Natalie Ratzke”

Feed the Goat

For those of you who are getting prepared to start an internship or your first “real” job soon, I have some helpful advice I was recently given that you absolutely need to hear before doing so.  No matter what field you plan to be in, or what position you start at, you will most certainly be given responsibilitiesContinue reading “Feed the Goat”

Nail Every Interview, Every Time

I recently got together with an old colleague and business professional, Jennifer Napierkowski, who is the Assistant Director in Career Services at Northampton Community College. While working with her, I learned about many of the ins and outs of the business world including resumes, interviewing, and networking.  Together Jennifer and I came up with stepsContinue reading “Nail Every Interview, Every Time”

Beginning Your Career with an Experience

What is CEE? As most students at Delaware Valley University know, the Experience 360 Program is a highlight of your college experience. The E360 program was created as a way for students to get hands on, real life experience in their field of work. There are multiple different activities that students can choose to completeContinue reading “Beginning Your Career with an Experience”

The New World of A.I.

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 resumeContinue reading “The New World of A.I.”

Interviews from the Waist Up

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 andContinue reading “Interviews from the Waist Up”

How To: Get an Internship Without Experience

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 givesContinue reading “How To: Get an Internship Without Experience”