Alan attended an alumni event where he, at the age of 45, was the youngest attendee. But all was not lost! It turned out to be a great event and there were many valuable take-aways which to learn from and can be applied from the advice given from previous Crush Your Internship guests. Plus, learn one of the most important discoveries LinkedIn has found in regards to networking with alumni. All of this and more!
Archives for February 2016
Many students put tremendous focus on getting into college, but then expect everything will be fine once they are admitted. That is the simple part. What should you do once you get into college so that you are best prepared for graduate school or your first job? This episode is a wide-ranging, big-picture discussion about the hurdles students have to overcome in today’s higher education system, with some practical advice on what students can do to be successful in school and later on in their career and life.
Mike is an education consultant, entrepreneur and founder of admission2college, an educational consulting practice in Denver CO. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Colorado State University. He has over 25 years of experience in higher education, including being the Dean of Admissions & Financial Aid at the California Institute of Integral Studies and serving as the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enrollment at the University of Denver.
Do you live or go to college in a small town, so finding an internship is more of a challenge. Not a problem, turn it to your advantage! Jay Henrickson, Director of Career Services & Internships at Mayville State University (Alan’s Alma Mater!), explains what steps you can take to still have an excellent internship. Alan and Jay also show some love to MSU (Go Comets!) and explain why North Dakota could be a great place to start your career after graduation. No, seriously! All this, and much, much more, as Jay squeezes 26 years of career services experience into one interview!