May 9, 2013
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Career Guides for Grads


In a tight market, job seekers need all the guidance they can get. Experts at Adelphi’s Center for Career Development suggest the following guides for jump-starting a career.

Getting from College to Career by Lindsey Pollak
“This is the definitive guide to building the experience, skills and confidence new grads need to succeed in the job search, offering action-oriented tips and strategies. I have seen Lindsay Pollak speak twice, and her concepts are relevant and very useful. I highly recommend this book!”
—Elaine Boylan, senior associate director of career development

The Secret to Getting a Job after College: Marketing Tactics to Turn Degrees into Dollars by Dr. Larry Chiagouris
“This is an easy-to-follow guide to help you launch your career in any job market. In just four chapters, you will learn tips and tactics to attract the attention of an employer and win the competition with other candidates to get the job you want.”
—Elaine Boylan, senior associate director of career development

The Intern Files: How to Get, Keep, and Make the Most of Your Internship by Jamie Fedorko
Your Last Day of School: 56 Ways You Can Be a Great Intern and Turn Your Internship into a Job, by Eric Woodard
“Both are outstanding contributions to the internship experience: how to find, get and make a great impression during a student’s college internship. I highly recommend both!”
— Jonathan Ivanoff, associate director of internships

 This piece is from the May 2013 issue of e-News from Adelphi University.

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Adelphi University is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university offering exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training with particular strength in its Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Adelphi is dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support student success.

Founded in Brooklyn in 1896, Adelphi is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university. Today Adelphi serves nearly 8,000 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, New York—just 23 miles from New York City’s cultural and internship opportunities—and at dynamic learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online.

More than 100,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills to thrive professionally as active, caring citizens, making their mark on the University, their communities and the world.

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