Spring 2023 Internship Support Offerings

You may have heard this datapoint, but it is worth repeating…students who complete internships are 2X more likely to report employment after graduation!

SECD has many offerings for students this spring to support a student’s internship search – no matter where …

By Luis Castillo
Luis Castillo
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A Student’s Perspective on Research; Summer’s Story

Research makes an impact. We see time and time again that students who are involved in research find the experience to be beneficial in  many ways. From promoting  the idea of attending Grad school, to gaining new skills and friendships, …

By Sarah Randolph
Sarah Randolph
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Internship Insights from Two Peer Career Coaches.

I am a peer coach at the University of Arizona, curious about the impact of internships. In my last article, I was interested in what internship opportunities are available in Tucson and their impact, and interviewed Tami Sanchez who directs …

By Helene Brown
Helene Brown
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 Getting the Most Out of My College Experience 

When I first started college, I had a predetermined idea of what type of experience I would have. I had tunnel vision on this idea that I had to focus on academics. Because college was strictly for education, right? While …

By Sarah Randolph
Sarah Randolph
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Who Conducts Research? Students Share Their Stories

Research can be an intimidating word for many students. There is a misconception that research is hard to do as an undergraduate student. This is far from the truth! Many undergraduate students, in different fields of study, conduct research. There …

By Sarah Randolph
Sarah Randolph
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Interview with Victim Services Internship Coordinator

Recently, I sat down with Tami Sanchez, Pima County Attorney’s Office volunteer and internship coordinator to learn more about their Victim Service internship program. I am part of the organization’s volunteer program, and as a volunteer crisis advocate for three …

By Helene Brown
Helene Brown
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Career Core by Kaplan: Here for Wildcats 24/7!

Career Core by Kaplan is the University of Arizona’s partner to help Wildcats get career-ready, no matter their starting point! We have partnered with Kaplan to provide this exclusive content, currently available at only 6 universities. Career Core’s online topic-based …

By Emily McCarthy
Emily McCarthy Senior Director, Career Development
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How to Use the STAR Method for Interview Questions

When it comes to answering interview questions, there are lots of ways you can prepare. For example, you know the interviewer will probably ask you what your strengths and weaknesses are and why you applied for the role. And because …

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4 Tips for Salary Negotiations During the Interview Process

Ah, money. We all think about so much of the time, but it can be so uncomfortable to talk about. When it comes to negotiating your salary for a new job, though, it’s critical that you find a way to …

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9 Things to Say in a Job Interview in 2022

When you think about what to say in a job interview, you probably assume you’ll be answering common interview questions. And while what you say when you answer those questions matters, there are a few more things you should say …

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