So you have an informational interview, now what? Managing your meeting.

Once you’ve secured an informational interview, you’ll want to think about how to structure it so that you can establish a genuine connection, build empathy and advocacy, as well as demonstrate your enthusiasm, knowledge and professionalism.

Informational interviews are not …

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Informational Interviews: How do you get started?

In business school, the informational interview is talked about often.  Students are encouraged to leverage alumni and individuals whose careers have already launched. They have experience, have been in your shoes, and were likely given the generosity of informational interviews …

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In a personal narrative, relevancy will win attention

In a market that is flooded with skilled and talented candidates, being able to set yourself apart starts by having a great personal narrative that is easy to follow, relevant to your listener and short. 

Your personal narrative says a …

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How to use Handshake filters to identify OPT/sponsored opportunities

Are you an international student trying to find an internship or job in the United States? You will need to target your approach in order to maximize your time and find the right opportunities. 

Did you know that you can …

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Developing a narrative that helps you stand out

The world is changing and the employment marketplace is crowded with lots of talented individuals.  So how do you stand out and get noticed?  

In business school, you hear often that networking is a life-long skill for business and employment …

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How to get a response to your email

Email can easily cause misunderstandings, leading to compromised business relationships and lost job opportunities, especially when crossing international and organizational cultures. This webinar focuses on crafting emails that get to the point while respecting your readers to ensure you make …

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Getting your confidence up: how to use the professional standards policy to develop your professionalism

As a W. P. Carey student, you will be able to participate in a comprehensive career management program and have the opportunity to engage with alumni and employers in multiple ways. To optimize these opportunities, both on and off campus, …

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Getting ready for a virtual interview: surprise! Some new things you need to consider

You just got the call for an interview, congratulations! With most interviews now happening virtually, it is important for students to understand new considerations on how to best prepare so you can successfully demonstrate professionalism and care. 

All of the …

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Are you anxious about networking?

In business school you often hear that networking is an important skill to master– but we know it is the often uncomfortable process of contacting strangers that stops our students from doing it. 

Though the initial phase of outreach may …

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Get your LinkedIn profile noticed

With over 600 million members as well as 77% of recruiters on LinkedIn, it is hard to ignore the value of having a LinkedIn profile.  It is one of the most powerful professional tools that will assist you in building …

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