From College to Career

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How I scored my job in the U.S. Secret Service

For as long as I can remember, I wanted to work in law enforcement. In my extended family, several relatives served in the military and were state, local and federal law enforcement officers.

Employee benefits: a simple guide for new grads and hires

Brent Gray, a family wealth advisor at Morgan Stanley and former St. Lawrence baseball team member, provides tips for first-time employees to better understand their new benefits.

How I scored my job in the global auto industry

Being open-minded helped former UIndy soccer student-athlete David Kurz strike it big in Bavaria with a job in the automotive industry.

Suiting up: How to dress for success in the workplace

Julian Jones, Clemson’s assistant director of student-athlete development, shares a variety of attire choices for young professionals to consider when entering the workplace.

How former student-athletes are equipped to fill the No. 1 workforce skills gap

In a 2018 study, LinkedIn researchers found the No. 1 skills gap across the United States workforce is communication — skills that are often acquired and enhanced through the student-athlete experience.

How I scored my job in auditing

Four years before landing his job at EY, former Albion football player DiFranco expanded his network and on-the-job audit experience.

How to use your college athletics experience to build your personal brand online

Former Idaho football player and social media expert Adam Juratovac shares ideas for former student-athletes looking to build their personal brand online.

3 keys to landing your first job

Thomas R. Williams, a former football player at Southern California, used his athletics experience as a platform to catapult his career off the gridiron. Now a motivational speaker and author, Williams helps student-athletes craft their own game plan for the next stage of their lives.

How I scored my job in technology sales

Former Portland State basketball player Lariel Powell built a network of connections to land a spot in a competitive field.

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