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Five Tips for Writing a Killer Résumé

Whether you’re graduating from college soon or want to nab the perfect internship, it’s always a good idea to have a solid résumé tuned up and ready to go when opportunity strikes! But where do you start? First and foremost, pay the career center at your college a visit. Here at FRCC, our career services […]

Six Reasons to Build Your Network in College

Your time in college is meant to prepare you for your future career. No matter what field you’re in, there’s one building block that’s critically important as you progress throughout your career—your professional network. As you work, you’ll make lots of new connections with colleagues, bosses, mentors, and others—and those relationships will benefit you in […]

Seven Tips for Getting a Summer Internship

You’ve probably heard before that getting an internship during college is a fantastic way to strengthen your résumé, test out an industry or job (before you take the full plunge after college), and get a foot in the door at a great company. All true! An internship will expose you to a professional situation, allowing […]

Harben Named Administrator of the Year at FRCC

Mark Harben (MA), Director of Pathways Advising, Career Center and Testing Center at Front Range Community College’s Boulder County Campus, is the college’s administrator of the year. He was honored at a meeting of the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education this month. Harben helps students figure out what they want to do […]

How to Find a Good Job

The short answer: Go to school. The longer answer takes some explaining. A recent report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce finds that there are “good jobs” for people with a high school diploma, some college, an associate degree, or a bachelor’s degree. But not all “good jobs” — $35,000 a […]

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs, Meet Skills, Skills, Skills

You have often heard the drumbeat: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs. What might set you apart in your job search is a companion drumbeat that’s getting louder by the day: Skills, Skills, Skills. With the unemployment rate in late 2017 at 2.9 percent in Colorado and 4.1 percent nationally, employers are challenged in finding the right people […]

A College Student’s Summer Career Guide

Summer break is around the corner, which means it’s time for a break from the books. However, it’s also a perfect time to step into the real world and learn a little about what your future might hold. Read on for ideas on how you can boost your resume, explore career options, and learn something […]

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