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Spring 2013, Issue 2
Outshine the Competition
This month's issue is full of fantastic tips on how to stand above the rest. Our Director, Marcy Bullock, kicks us off with a helpful article on differentiating yourself. We have two inspiring alumni who have successfully exhibited how to "Outshine the Competition."  Make sure you have registered and claimed your seat for our HOT TICKET events that will be going on right after spring break! Have fun in the sun!
   Differentiate Yourself
    How to standout from the rest
    Have you thought about what makes you unique? This answer can be the key to how to market yourself for future internships, grad schools or jobs. There is no doubt that you will need to have a compelling story to share with others about something you are proud of. What would it be?  Read More
 
 
   What Exactly are Employers Looking For?
    9 Qualities you need to possess to seal the deal
    So it’s nearly the end of February, have you been keeping up with your New Year’s resolutions? Linda Descano, Managing Director at Citi, posted on LinkedIn a short article where working women were surveyed about their career resolutions. Forty percent of them had finding a new job as one of their top goals.  Read More
 
 
   Fill in the Gap: Registration Open!
    Your resource for gap year/ back-up plans!
   

Are you close to finishing your undergraduate career? What's next? Are you considering taking a gap year or are you in need of a back-up plan?

A gap year is a length of time (it may be a few months, it may be two years) that many students who are continuing onto graduate/professional school or a permanent job take after graduating from undergrad.

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   CALS Career Services' Young Alum
    
    CALS Career Services would like to highlight a few of our recent alumni as they share their tips for success, and prove that even in a difficult job market, CALS alumni are thriving and making an impact.
Heather Dalton graduated from NCSU with a degree in Biological Sciences (Human Biology Concentration) and minors in Genetics and BTEC in May 2012.
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   Speednetworking: March 19th Mark Your Calendars
    A professional mix-and-mingle
    Speed Networking is designed to give CALS Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors an opportunity to network with professionals in an informal setting. Think speed dating with a professional twist. Each student will choose one career category and will rotate to speak with 6 professionals in that field.  Read More
 
 
   How to Negotiate Your Salary
    Helpful Suggestions on How to Get What You Deserve
    Are you a senior or a recent graduate who is concerned about salary earnings? Have you ever looked at a job application or had a job interview and froze on the question about what salary should you earn? Asking and answering questions about your salary is always a tough thing to do.  Read More
 
 
   How to Get Your Dream Internship
    Great news and advice from junior Kaitlyn Casulli
    Kaitlyn Casulli is a junior majoring in Food Science. She was recently hired for a summer internship with MOM Brands as a Product and Process Support Intern after completing an on-campus interview. She agreed to speak with us about this opportunity and offer a few tips for students who are currently applying for jobs and internships.  Read More
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