After graduation, employers will be looking for students who know how to utilize their talents, strengths, and interests. Within the job search, soft skills can be just as important as technical knowledge. That’s why working on-campus as a student worker isn’t “just a job”. Working on-campus can give you a basic skill set which can … Continue reading The 12 Career Competencies
The four Associate Directors have over 50 years of combined experience in the recruitment and relationship management profession and are not new to helping people make the connections they need to succeed.
Before graduating college and beginning the job search, you’ll want to make sure you have a basic skill set to make you more hirable and help successfully transition into the workplace. One important skill is to be able to self-reflect by assessing, articulating, and acknowledging your personal skills and abilities while also learning from experience … Continue reading The Importance of Self-Reflection
Take full advantage of your experience working on- campus! Many skills you learn and experiences you have will be applied to your future jobs. For example, any job on-campus will help in your career development. It will help you assess if a similar job or a job in a related field is right for you. … Continue reading Career Development & Cross-Cultural Collaboration
Remember, working on-campus isn’t just a job. For instance, working in a position that focuses on civic engagement and social responsibility means you have participated in activities characterized by reciprocity, engaged in critical reflection, and challenged unfair behavior to make a positive difference in your community. All of these are transferable skills and experiences that … Continue reading Civic Engagement & Social Responsibility
People who have integrity are honest, work hard, and are committed to their workplace. They have the community’s best interest at heart. While integrity has a strict definition, students may struggle with professionalism as it applies to specific standards for a role, position or industry. In other words, what is seen as appropriate and professional … Continue reading Professionalism & Integrity
Looking for a job? Check out The Port Triton Guide. We’ll show you how to get started, navigate the website, filter for areas of interest and much more. Get started today! This article originally appeared in the March 2017 Issue of the Triton Worker.
Desiree Johnson | Career Peer Educator Lead (PreMed) | Fourth Year When I was a first year, I would walk down library walk and receive flyer after flyer. I signed up for organizations because I didn’t want to miss out on anything college had to offer. Eventually this got overwhelming and I realized I would … Continue reading Desiree Johnson: Career Peer Educator
Michael O’Toole Career Peer Educator | Fourth Year I get energy from talking and interacting with others, so communication is very important to me. Not everyone is an extrovert. For those who aren’t, the best way you can boost your communication skills is to engage with the people around you and build ties within your … Continue reading Michael O’Toole: Career Peer Educator
Sarah ElSouri Career Peer Educator | Fourth Year As a fourth year if I had to choose one skill that college has taught me it would be how to think critically. I’m an electrical engineering major so critical thinking is a huge skill we are taught. As well, because UC San Diego is so … Continue reading Sarah ElSouri: Career Peer Educator