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5 Ways to Curate Your Online Presence During Your Post-Grad Job Hunt

5 Ways to Curate Your Online Presence During Your Post-Grad Job Hunt It’s incredibly important to monitor your social media use both personally and professionally when searching for a job. Employers are now, more than ever, consulting candidates’ social media profiles to get to know them. In fact, 70% of employers use social media to screen candidates during the hiring process, and one of…

4 Signs You’re Succeeding at Your Internship

4 Signs You’re Succeeding at Your Internship You’ve just begun to settle into the routine of your internship. But even if the sleep and coffee deprivation is beginning to wear you down, don’t despair! There’s a good chance that your internship is going better than you think it is, especially if you’ve been proactive in the workplace. Here are four…

Advice for College Student Dealing with Anxiety During this Pandemic

Advice for College Student Dealing with Anxiety During this Pandemic A global pandemic, finals, graduation, not knowing what’s next — you might be feeling more stressed than usual right now, but there are still ways to take care of yourself.   HerCampus talked to Dr. Kirsten Thompson, M.D., board-certified psychiatrist, clinical instructor at UCLA, and founder of the telehealth company Remedy (launching in June…

10 Ways to Calm Pre-College Nerves

10 Ways to Calm Pre-College Nerves COLLEGE. It’s an exciting word, but also a terrifying one. After months of endless applications, emotional acceptances and rejections, and difficult decisions, it’s now your last summer at home. Soon, you’ll finally be ready to pack your bags and go. Or are you?  As your departure date draws closer, you’re probably suffering from some serious pre-college…

5 Things College Students Should Include In A Plan For Their Wellness

5 Things College Students Should Include In A Plan For Their Wellness As a psychologist and the mother of two college-aged students, I am concerned about my children’s future emotional well-being. I know that the late teens to early 20s are a time when the majority of many lifetime mental health disorders take hold. Given all the challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic…

How to Be a Proactive Communicator During Your Remote Internship

How to Be a Proactive Communicator During Your Remote Internship The world feels like it’s on pause, but that doesn’t mean your career development options have disappeared. In fact, there are tons of remote internship opportunities popping up. But once you’ve landed an internship (congrats, BTW!), now you’re faced with the struggle of remote communication. How often is too often to chat? Are you acting…