Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program is a 10-week summer research fellowship for undergraduate and graduate students in STEM majors. Participants complete a cutting-edge research project at one of the Department’s National Laboratories or …

By Vanessa Jimenez
Vanessa Jimenez STEM Coordinator of Student Engagement and Industrial Outreach
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Resume Template

This template is a great place to begin when trying to draft an Applicant Tracking System-friendly document.

By Lindsey Kowalik
Lindsey Kowalik Senior Career Coach
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How an Informational Interview Can Boost Your Career

Skillfully used, an informational interview is one of the most valuable sources of occupational information. While the conversation may cover some of the same ground information on a company website, it presents opportunities for a flexible inside view of a …

By Lindsey Kowalik
Lindsey Kowalik Senior Career Coach
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How to Get the Most Out of an Informational Interview

When you’re looking for a job or exploring a new career path, it’s smart to go out on informational interviews. But what should you say when you’re actually in one? Which questions will help you gain the most information? Are …

By Lindsey Kowalik
Lindsey Kowalik Senior Career Coach
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4 Tips for Building Lasting Career Relationships Through Informational Interviews

Informational interviews are treasure troves of information. What you collect from these types of networking meetings—in which you build relationships with people at the organizations you want to join—can provide you with insights that can help you improve your resume, cover …

By David Solloway - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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3 reasons why people are more likely to do a networking call / informational interview with you when you’re a student

As with many of our prior posts, this post’s topic is one that relates to students of all types: high school students, community college students, college students, master’s students, and other types of students!

Today, we’re talking about networking. It …

By Chuck Isgar - Intern From Home
Intern From Home
Helping students from 600+ colleges learn about how to find and get an internship/job, use LinkedIn, prepare for interviews, write a cover letter/resume, make the most of their role, and more.
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National Career Development Month!

Join the Career and Professional Development Center all month long for events ranging from extended office hours, employer and alumni panels, and tabling around campus to trivia events and LinkedIn check-ins. We’re looking forward to helping you prepare to achieve …

By Lindsey Kowalik
Lindsey Kowalik Senior Career Coach
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Need a History or Science Credit?

Water, Culture and Community
ES 3303/HS 3319
Maymester 2023
M-Th 9 am – 12:30 pm

This two-week class will teach you how water was important in the establishment of our 300 year old city. Learn about both the science of how …

By Vanessa Jimenez
Vanessa Jimenez STEM Coordinator of Student Engagement and Industrial Outreach
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Our Lady of the Lake is offering an online GRE Exam Preparation course in Spring 2023! 

The Entrance Exam to Graduate School – the Graduate Records Exam [GRE] – has RETURNED!

Last year 2021, U.S. graduate programs temporarily waived this exam requirement for admissions due to all Testing Centers shutting down for Covid precautions. This year, as Testing Centers re-open across the nation, …

By Vanessa Jimenez
Vanessa Jimenez STEM Coordinator of Student Engagement and Industrial Outreach
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How Business Majors Can Learn After College

Group of young business students working together on computers in office. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Just because you’ve graduated doesn’t mean that you’re done learning. Throughout your entire life there will be a countless times where you can learn. From …

By William Frierson - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career. Each year, we help more than 3 million students and recent grads find part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs requiring 0-3 years of experience.
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