Networking. Most students are either intimidated by the prospect or disregard its significance altogether. Regardless, there is no denying networking’s value for students. Chances are, if the idea of networking makes you cringe, you’re thinking about it the wrong way.
Author: Ruby Jean Jenkins
After I had finished my Bachelor of Arts, I was continually exasperated by the application process for graduate jobs. The humble double-sided A4 resume left a lot to be desired.
SWOTVAC: The darkest hour of student life. The notorious 7-day period when grooming and bathing are foregone, tracksuit pants become your wardrobe staple, venturing outside is a thing of the past, dazed is your permanent state of being and your communication skills revert to that […]
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There’s something inherently slimy about the term ‘networking’. Cringe. The very word makes students quiver in fear and professionals roll their eyes, undoubtedly because there is something inherently superficial and contrived about ‘networking events’.
With the first semester of my Masters course done and dusted, I decided to put the feelers out and, with any luck, delve into the covert world of summer internships. In my 3 years of undergrad, I had not yet had even one taste of professional […]
(image by Karen Roe) Welcome to the magical world of University life. Whilst it’s no Hogwarts (let’s be honest, the Old Arts’ resemblance to Hogwarts is the real reason Melb > Monash), it’s not a bad reality. You’ll find that it is a completely unique experience […]