Alumni Spotlight: Marissa Crespo ’20

Pronouns: She/Her

Lafayette Degree & Major(s): Bachelor of Arts, Economics and Policy Studies (double major) with a Certificate in Financial Policy and Analysis

Location: New York, NY

Title: Assistant Vice President, Securities Services
Employer: Citigroup

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Spring 2024 Gateway Career Center Calendar

Welcome back, ‘Pards! We’re excited to share with you our Spring 2024 student calendar, which you can access here. This calendar is updated weekly so be sure to check back regularly for newly added alumni, employer, and other career programming. …

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Alumni Spotlight: Rob Lo Giudice ’13

Pronouns: He/Him

Lafayette Degree & Major(s): Bachelor of Arts, English
Minor: Anthropology & Sociology
Graduate/Professional School Degrees:
Juris Doctor, New York Law School (2016)
Master of Law, International Sports Law; Master of Science, Sports Management, Columbia University (2018)

Location: Holmdel, …

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Alumni Spotlight: Ha Vu ’17

Pronouns: She/Her

Lafayette Degree & Major(s): Bachelor of Arts, Computer Science and Anthropology & Sociology
Minor: Film & Media Studies
Were you an international student during your time at Lafayette? Yes

Location: New York, NY

Title: Senior Software Engineer
Employer:

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Alumni Spotlight: Allie Shumeyko ’14

Pronouns: She/Her

Lafayette Degree & Major(s): Bachelor of Arts, Film & Media Studies and English (Writing Focus)
Minor: Women’s & Gender Studies

Location: New York, NY

Title: Director of Content Production
Employer: Lippe Taylor Group

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Elevate Your Professional Presence with Our Career Closet and LinkedIn-Ready Headshots!

As college students, we understand the importance of making a strong first impression in the professional world. Whether you’re attending career fairs, networking events, or preparing your LinkedIn profile, presenting yourself with confidence and professionalism is essential. The Gateway Career …

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Welcome to Career Resource Central!

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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How to negotiate your starting salary without losing a job offer

Navigating the early stages of a new job offer can feel like walking a tightrope, balancing between excitement and the drive to secure the best possible terms for yourself. But negotiating your starting salary is more than just a financial …

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Interview Angst? Here’s What Not to Say in an Interview

As someone who’s been on both sides of an interview, I’ve heard a lot of things that were better left unsaid. I’m sure the speaker meant well (usually), but nerves just got in the way (guilty as charged!). But sometimes …

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Emotionally Intelligent People Use a Brilliant 4-Word Phrase to Be Present

Remember More, and Learn From Every MomentLearn to appreciate every moment by remembering these four words.

EXPERT OPINION BY JUSTIN BARISO, AUTHOR
https://www.inc.com/justin-bariso/emotional-intelligence-how-to-remember-learn-be-present.html

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Lafayette students test out career options with January externships

Members of the Lafayette community welcome students to preview potential careers

By: Margaret Wilson 

Access the full, original artical here: https://news.lafayette.edu/2024/03/21/lafayette-students-test-out-career-options-with-january-externships/

Over winter break, more than 200 Lafayette students tried potential careers on for size, shadowing members of the broader …

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Jump-starting careers

Gateway Career Tracks program enables students to get a glimpse into their intended careers

By Madeline Marriott ’24

Access full, original article here: https://news.lafayette.edu/2024/02/05/jump-starting-careers/.

For some Lafayette students, there’s no better time than winter break to explore industries, connect with …

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10 questions to ask an employer when interviewing for an internship

One of the biggest mistakes that college and university students and recent graduates and others early in their careers make when trying to land an internship is to be too passive during the interview process. A good recruiter or hiring …

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18 strategies to make your job application stand out to employers

Job seekers, understandably, almost all hate the process of searching for a new job. The process can be dehumanizing, is almost always filled with far more rejections than acceptances, and job applications often seem to disappear into a black hole …

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First-Generation College Student Career Barriers (and How to Overcome Them)

I was a first-generation college student, and while I’ve held numerous jobs over the past decade, the struggles that began in college still have a lasting effect on me today. Unfortunately, many of the issues we first-generation college students (or …

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20 ways to showcase your skills to employers when you have little to no work experience

For as long as people have been searching for jobs, some of those people have understandably complained about employers refusing to hire them because they have no experience yet the only way to get experience is to get hired.

What …

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