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Tag: Gwen M. Greene Center for Career Education and Connections

Five tips for students navigating a rocky job market

Five tips for students navigating a rocky job market

September 9, 2020

While many of life’s normal interactions may be taking place from a distance, building relationships and being persistent are a few key takeaways, says director of Rochester’s Greene Center for Career Education and Connections.

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Graduating students: Lean on University community

Graduating students: Lean on University community

June 9, 2020

University of Rochester students graduating in a recession need to cast a wide net and lean on the University community during the search process, says Greene Center executive director Joe Testani.

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Greene Center helps students retain summer internships

Greene Center helps students retain summer internships

June 9, 2020

Despite the pandemic, the Greene Center helps connects students with opportunities to pursue life and career interests.

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Finding a job during a recession? We’ve been there

Finding a job during a recession? We’ve been there

June 9, 2020

University of Rochester alumni who graduated during the Great Recession of 2008–09 offer tips for finding a job during a recession.

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Students, faculty, staff, alumni honored at Gwennies Awards

Students, faculty, staff, alumni honored at Gwennies Awards

April 12, 2019

The Gwen M. Greene Center for Career Education and Connections presented its third annual awards to partners and individuals who exemplify the career center’s values.

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Upgraded Greene Center data shows success among recent graduates

Upgraded Greene Center data shows success among recent graduates

April 9, 2019

Did you know: 92 percent of the Class of 2018 were working or in graduate school within six months of graduation? A new data visualization offers the most detailed picture yet of “first destinations” of recent College graduates.

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The student as author

The student as author

March 26, 2019

Vlad Cazacu ’20 knew he wanted to make the most of his time at Rochester, but was unsure how. Now as the founder of Rochester Creators, he is helping himself and his fellow students gain confidence and credibility by writing and publishing books.

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Joe Testani named associate vice provost for career education initiatives

Joe Testani named associate vice provost for career education initiatives

October 26, 2018

Testani’s initial projects will focus on the coordination of career outcomes, corporate engagement relationships, alumni career data analysis, and development of dashboards and other visualization tools.

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Internships prepare new generation of arts and humanities leaders

Internships prepare new generation of arts and humanities leaders

October 24, 2018

Traditionally, arts and cultural institutions don’t have funding for student internships, which leaves interested students having to choose between paying jobs and exploring career options.

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Industry road trips offer a glimpse of career options

Industry road trips offer a glimpse of career options

August 6, 2018

Each year, University students visit major cities across the country for networking sessions in real-life working environments. Another series of road trips is being planned for the 2018–19 academic year, and students are urged to apply.

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