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Three Ways to Finish Strong at your Summer Internship

Three Ways to Finish Strong at your Summer Internship

It’s the beginning of August. Semester schools are starting their welcome weeks and students around the country are wrapping up their internships. You’ve made it through interviews, long work weeks and the...

The Recruiting Numbers Game – Part 2: How Many Candidates to Hire

The Recruiting Numbers Game – Part 2: How Many Candidates to Hire

Deciding how many student or recent graduate hires to make can be a daunting task. There are tons of factors at play – projected company growth, departmental needs, and budgets to name...

Don’t Apply Online, Go Direct

Don’t Apply Online, Go Direct

Guest post by Rainbow Kirby, Digital Marketing Strategist, NYU grad student, currently freelancing and on the job hunt Don’t Apply Online. By this I mean, filling out one of those 20-page automated...

Project Based Learning Leads to Success

Project Based Learning Leads to Success

Last week The Gallup Blog published What Works in Schools Is Real Work. The post revealed some groundbreaking research on how real world experience impacts a student’s post graduation work quality. The...

Career Center Portal

Career Center Portal

The academic year is over but MindSumo is still hard at work to build more tools for students and the schools they attend. We’ve been partnering with career services teams with one...

Tips to Stand Out: #1 – Make Something!

Tips to Stand Out: #1 – Make Something!

When competing with dozens or even hundreds of other applicants for a popular internship or entry level position, it’s important to differentiate yourself from the crowd. A nice cover letter and well...

Landing the Job Tip #3: Multiple Channels

Landing the Job Tip #3: Multiple Channels

When applying for jobs, 70% of students visit an employers website as their first step in the job search process. However, for many students this is the last step they will take....

Landing the Job Tip #2: Social Networking

Landing the Job Tip #2: Social Networking

The first social network to jump to just about anyone’s tongue is Facebook. 90% of all students regularly share videos on their friends walls, harvest raspberries in farmville, or share statuses about...

Landing the Job Tip #1: Volume

Landing the Job Tip #1: Volume

According to a recent survey conducted by Millenial Branding, 44% of students only apply to between one and five jobs at a time. In today’s competitive market, finding an entry level position...

Hiring New Grads? Don’t Make These 3 Mistakes

Hiring New Grads? Don’t Make These 3 Mistakes

Several weeks ago, MindSumo Co-Founder and CEO Trent Hazy wrote a piece for The Daily Muse aimed at university recruiters to help them better understand students. It received enough attention that Mashable...