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Welcome! Here you will find a centralized collection of all resources, opportunities, and events that Gateway provides. Take your first step by signing up for personalized communications related to your career interests, personal identities and affinities, and career planning needs.

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What is a Career Interest Community?

Career Interest communities, available from the “Explore Career Interests” menu of the site, allow you to connect with career field-specific alumni, information, and resources to explore your professional interests and connect to meaningful opportunities. We encourage you to follow any of …

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STAR interview method

STAR interview method

Holly Watson, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Amazon Web ServicesUpdated: August 2, 2022

STAR method | Example STAR answers | SCARL technique

There are common interview techniques, or formulas, to help structure your responses during an interview. These techniques …

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Thank-You Messages, Phrases, and Wording Examples

By Alison Doyle, The Balance; original article can be found here: https://www.thebalancemoney.com/thank-you-phrases-and-wording-2064014

Writing a thank-you note or email message is a lovely gesture to express your appreciation, as well as your gratitude for the support someone has provided you. There …

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Best Practices For Landing An Informational Interview

Did you ever think you’d landed your dream position only to discover it was nothing like what you expected? This is precisely the problem that informational interviews prevent. If we want to advance in our careers or shift fields, connecting …

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6 Situational Interview Questions You Are Bound to Be Asked

Before we delve into what situational interview questions you should be asking prospective employees, we should talk about the different kinds of interview questions that are out there.

Just as there are many types of interviews — like phone interviews, second …

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How to Accept a Job Offer (With Examples)

You got the job! Before you throw caution to the wind and start celebrating, you’ll need to formally accept your offer. This may involve negotiating the terms of the offer, signing an official offer, and sending a formal acceptance letter …

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How to Find a Job You Love: 3 Things to Do (and 4 to Avoid)

Knowing how to find a job is hard enough, let alone how to find a job you love. What are you passionate about? What are you good at? Who do you want to work with? What benefits are you looking …

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7 Top Qualities Employers Look For In Candidates

When you’re looking through job postings, you may be surprised by just how specific the listed skills and expectations are.

But this isn’t the whole picture of what the employer is looking for. Though each position requires a particular work …

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The Idealist Guide to Working (and Living) with Chronic Illness and Disability

There are myriad stories on the internet about different health experiences—be it chronic illness, disability, mental health struggles, or some combination of the three. But from the perspective of a person who wants to have an impactful career, there is …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Five ways to make your LinkedIn profile stand out

LinkedIn is, arguably, THE place to be for professionals these days, social media or otherwise. In the post-pandemic world, networking online is more important than ever, and, of course, LinkedIn is the place where most job applications live.

The first …

By Sean Kelly - College Recruiter
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How to Respond to a Job Interview Email (With Examples)

Whether the email subject line is “Interview Request,” “Availability for Interview,” or something similar, you’ve made it to the next phase of your job search: the job interview. In your excitement, you may dash off a quick email to the …

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