NEW for Summer 2023: Bergh Family Fellows Intern Scholar Stipend (Application Open NOW through March 20, 2023)

The Bergh Family Fellows program at Lafayette was created to support internships, global engagement, and research experiences for 1,000 students across the next five years (200 students per year). The Gateway Career Center is one of three College offices identified …

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Welcome to the Gateway Career Center!

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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What Are SMART Goals? Template and Examples

Eighty percent of New Year’s resolutions fail by February. Setting big goals can be exciting, but it’s hard to follow through when reality hits. Finding success in achieving your goals starts at the beginning of the process when you set …

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How to Answer the “Why Are You Interested in This Role?” Question

Interviewing for a new job? You’ve done half of the hard part – applying for the job and landing the interview. Now, you have to prepare for it.

Practicing common interview questions is one surefire way to prepare for the …

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How to Spot a Scam During Your Job Search

Unsure if the job you’re applying for is legit? Here are the telltale signs of a job posting scam.

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How To Use Google Alerts In Your Job Search

Most people apply for an average of 21 to 80 jobs before landing one. But it can be time-consuming to search for all the relevant job possibilities, especially if you’re in a specialized field that doesn’t post jobs very often. 

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Talent is Evenly Distributed. Opportunity is Not.

**Article, video, and story written by PeopleGrove and originally published here:
https://www.peoplegrove.com/success-stories/career-access-lafayette-college/

To level the playing field for underserved student groups, Lafayette is using the PeopleGrove platform to promote career access for students and alumni—starting with career exploration.

Lafayette College …

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The Job Seeker’s Social Media Survival Kit

For better or worse, social media is part of the hiring process. According to a 2020 survey, 45 percent of hiring managers and human resources professionals on Ivy Exec said they “always” check candidates’ social media profiles. With another 30 …

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How Do Employers View Your LinkedIn Profile?

Wondering how your LinkedIn profile factors into hiring decisions?

In a 2020 survey, 67 percent of recruiters said they used the professional social media platform to recruit candidates. Another 67 percent noted they perused candidates’ LinkedIn profiles before extending hiring …

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3 Essential Differences Between a Resume and a LinkedIn Profile

You’ve likely heard that your resume and LinkedIn profile should mimic each other.

For instance, the position titles and years you held them should be the same on both mediums. If they don’t correspond, employers will wonder if you’re hiding …

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Skip the New Year, New Me Trend

By nature, people resist change.

Our minds are hardwired to like safety and routine.

Whenever someone or something tries to force a change in our routines, we consciously or unconsciously attempt to defend our routines.

That is why making any …

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How Long Does It Take to Hear Back After a Job Interview?

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