Monthly Archives: September 2010

Scientific Illiteracy: Bridges Needed

Who is your favorite science author? Better yet, can you think of any? We don’t know a lot of science authors because many scientists are unable to communicate effectively. By now, it is clear that communication barriers between scientists… Continue reading

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The Art of the Career Fair Meet and Greet

Many of you are following up with the contacts you made at the Career Fair. After the Fair, I spoke with recruiters and asked them to share their observations about their interactions with EMS students. Overwhelmingly they were favorable, but… Continue reading

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Avoiding the Circular File

Knowing the conventions of business communications is crucial to having your letters avoid the circular file. With so many of you heading to Career Fairs this week, many of you asked questions about letters and their proper formats. One of… Continue reading

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Mixing Up a Batch of Cover Letters

Years ago, I had a friend who made the most wonderful soft, fully-chip loaded chocolate cookies. I wanted to be able to make these cookies, but she wanted to keep her recipe to herself. Finally after much coaxing, I… Continue reading

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Don’t Let Your Résumé Sink Your Employment Opportunities

The EMS Student Council is sponsoring The College of EMS Career Fair Reception on Tuesday, September 14, from 7:00 – 9:00 PM in the EMS Museum. And from September 13-17 the Fall Career Fair in the Bryce Jordan Center will… Continue reading

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