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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

How the Peer Helper Program Helped Me Prepare for My Career

I have had the opportunity to serve as a Peer Helper in the 2016-2017 year for CU Don’t Know, Carleton’s alcohol awareness program. As Social Media Coordinator, I have been able to apply many of... more

Friday, April 7, 2017

Networking: How to Take the First Step to Your Future

Networking can be difficult for many people. It takes time and practice to master the art of networking. The best approach is to get out there and try it. The more you network the easier it will... more

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Transitioning: What to prepare for after graduation

When I first started my undergraduate degree at Carleton University, graduation day seemed unimaginably far away. Now that I’m in the spring of my final year, I can’t believe how fast the time... more

Monday, April 3, 2017

Thank you for the opportunity: A note on the transferable skills learned outside of the classroom

What the Peer Helper Program has taught me…  The thing that I learned most from being a Peer Helper at Career Services is that you are a lot more than your degree. That your future career or... more

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Campus involvement: Why the Peer Helper Program can be the right fit for you!

Hi everyone! I would like to talk to you about the Peer Helper Program here at Carleton. If you aren’t familiar with it, the Peer Helper Program is an amazing opportunity for students to gain... more

Friday, March 10, 2017

Have you applied to be a peer helper next academic year?

When I first started University, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. It was all just part of the plan – graduate high school, go to university, get married, have kids…you get the... more

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Industrial Design: How to do away with the anxiety of internships

Stacey Lin is a third-year industrial design student who is currently applying for internships to satisfy her program’s requirements. Everyone in industrial design knows about the internship... more

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Why you should apply to become a Peer Helper

In university it can be really hard to feel like you are truly gaining experience or learning a real-life skill when you are consumed with readings, papers and sitting in lecture halls, at least that... more

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Why networking works

Networking is that scary word that seems to taunt us more and more as we move through the years of University. Our professors, members of CUSA, TA’s, our parents and LinkedIn users will tell you... more

Friday, February 3, 2017

How getting involved bettered my university experience

Read on to find out how getting involved can better your university experience too! In my first few years at Carleton, I thought getting involved would not be easy, and being in a sorority would be... more