- February 4, 2015
Kimberly Betz '91, the director of the Carleton career center, is quoted by USA Today College's article, "6 ways to maximize spring semester of senior year." Betz advises seniors that blindly sending out resumes in a job search probably isn't the best strategy. “Instead of sending out a generic resume and cover letter to 100 different places, it’s a better use of their time to be really targeted and present materials that speak to the position they’re interested in,” Betz says. She adds that students should look at the networks they have and be “intentional and thoughtful” in reaching out and cultivating their network in a way that aligns with their career goals.
- February 3, 2015
When it comes to applying for jobs, quality counts more than quantity, according to Kimberly Betz, the director of the Carleton College career center.
- January 16, 2015
Fretting about internships, interviews and study abroad prospects? Sophomorphosis, a weeklong block of seminars and sessions for sophomores, has all the bases covered.
- December 26, 2014
Kifaya Taha, 18, now a sophomore, found a placement through the program a year ago at the Neighborhood Justice Center, a nonprofit group in St. Paul, where she grew up.
- November 19, 2014
We asked students to share their experiences working with the Career Center. In this week's spotlight, Kabir Sarjan '16 describes how a Student Career Assistant (SCA) helped him work through applying to—and choosing between—two unique summer opportunities.
- November 11, 2014
We asked students to share their experiences working with the Career Center. In this week's spotlight, Vivian Do '16 describes how the Career Center helped her polish up her networking skills as she explored her interest in biostatistics.