Featured Article. Ken Barnes: What skills Employers Look For! by Ken Barnes As internship and career specialists, we’re trained to prepare you for your job search (finding, applying, and interviewing, for opportunities.); but we are also charged with preparing you for the actual job. In doing so, it is helpful to identify not only the characteristics and traits employers look for in hiring, but also the characteristics and traits that will help you advance throughout your position and career. Below are the skills and traits employers have identified that will significantly help you throughout your career. If you haven’t already started developing these skills, talk to us and we’ll help you assess the best way to develop them for your dream job.
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How to Get the Best out of College? Your Questions Answered We recently solicited your questions for Peter D. Feaver, Sue Wasiolek, and Anne Crossman, the authors of Getting the Best Out of College. Your questions ran the gamut and so do their replies. Thanks to all for participating. And feel free to check out our podcast on the value of a college education, “Freakonomics Goes to College” (Part 1 here, Part 2 here, and together as an hour-long special). List of the Top 10 Skills Employers Want What Do Employers Want? Whether you are a graduating senior or you still have a few years left in college, being aware of what employers look for in their job candidates is extremely important for all job seekers to know. So you’ve maintained a high GPA, made the Dean’s List all 8 semesters, participated in several community service projects in your community, and were elected as President of the Student Government Association and Captain of your basketball team, you may still be wondering if all of this is going to be enough to get you hired in today’s competitive job market? What Students Can Do To Prepare
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Intern Queen Inc., Find Interns, Get Internships. All with a Personal Touch Ade Echeverri | North Carolina State University Akshata Bailkeri | Boston College Akshita Verma | Rutgers University City University of New York Dispute Resolution Center The following is a compilation of mediation, negotiation, facilitation, dispute resolution, nonviolent communication and related training initiatives plus webinars, blog talk radio, apprenticeships, and support groups available in the NYC metropolitan area that are posted on the NYC-DR listserv. Our apologies for missed or mistyped trainings…. please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any corrections or additions. If the links do not work, copy the URL and enter on your Web browser’s address line. City University of New York Dispute Resolution Center at John Jay College of Criminal Justice January 2013 – December 2013
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Student FAQ - InternX We reviewed more than 2500 internships worldwide – and we keep growing that list. Every internship has been considered against a list of research based criteria: What the best students look for in an opportunity. So provided you are a talented person, we evaluate the internships the same way you would. And then we remove everything that is not good enough so you don’t have to sit and read through it. (and if you were wondering – yes, trust us, there’s a lot of bad internships out there. A lot.) Craig Zelizer's Blog Top Sites for Finding Academic Jobs in Conflict Resolution, Development and Related Fields Dear Colleagues I frequently receive inquiries regarding what are the best methods for finding teaching jobs related to peace and conflict resolution. Below please find some suggestions and please feel free to add others