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The Friedman School Block Career Services Center is here to support you as you explore your career options, gain experience, and work toward your goals. Check out the following resources for career exploration, internship/job search, and more.

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Career Quick Tip: Execution

As with most plans, execution is critical to success. Beware of how perfectionism or thinking you have to do it all in one sitting can keep you from getting started. The truth is –small, consistent steps make a difference! Go …

By Melissa Palmer, MS, CPC
Melissa Palmer, MS, CPC Director of Career Services Melissa Palmer, MS, CPC
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The 8 Negotiation Skills You Need—Whether You’re Job Searching or Not

Let’s say you’re conducting a job search and aiming for an annual salary of $100,000, but a company you’ve interviewed with offers you $87,000. You could grudgingly accept it, walk away, or try to negotiate.

You decide to negotiate and …

By Lisa Rabasca Roepe - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Getting a Foot in the Door: Advice from Friedman School Alumni

I had the pleasure of attending the Block Career Center’s Virtual Midwest Career Trip on November 19, and here are just a few of the amazing insights shared by alumni panelists from Cargill, Compass/E15, Kellogg, and the Wallace Center at …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor Susannah Krenn
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Top Vault Consulting Firms Discuss Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity and inclusion are not simply talking points at all-company meetings; they are requirements for the modern workplace. A company can’t reach its potential unless a wide array of perspectives are heard and employees with those differing perspectives are made …

By Vault Consulting Editors - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Here Are 15 Possible Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired—and How to Fix Them

Job searching is a grind. And the longer you’re at it, the worse it seems to get. It can be so discouraging to put yourself out there and get rejected over and over again or be met with radio silence.

By Lily Zhang - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Featured Resources

Spring 2022 Career Workshops & the Roadmap Workshop Challenge

The Block Career Center (BCC) is excited to offer a robust workshop schedule for Spring 2022. All Friedman students and …

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Need a Resume Review or Career Advising Appointment?

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Udemy Online Learning

Udemy provides on-demand learning with access to thousands of continually updated online courses. You will find courses on communication skills, …

Schedule a Conversation with an Alumni Volunteer Today!

Featured Alumni engage in “flash-mentoring” with current Friedman School students, i.e., short …

Let’s Meet Where We Eat: Video Series

Let’s Meet Where We Eat is a video series featuring innovation and entrepreneurship leaders who specialize in food and nutrition. …

Big Interview

Prepare more effectively for any interview! The Block Career Center offers a free training system, Big Interview, to help you …