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Balancing Part-Time Work and Studies
Let’s dive into the world of school and part-time jobs. We’re bringing in Devils’ Advocate President Maria Ayala Rosales to share how she handles the school-work combo. Whether you’re a fellow student trying to make it work or just curious about how others do it, this chat gives you a peek into the world of balancing school and multiple part-time hustles. Let’s get down to it!
Resumes from the Career Advisor’s Perspective
Welcome to a discussion on resumes from the career advisor’s perspective. We’re joined by Quiqui Hita, an amazing career advisor at Arizona State University. She spends each day helping students and graduates nail their resumes and land dream jobs–and is here to spill the beans on how to make your application materials shine. Ready to demystify the resume game? Let’s get started!
Make a Difference with Teach for America
Check out this episode with Krishnaa Pradhan from Teach for America. Hear about her experience in Indiana and how you can get involved too. For any questions check out Teach for America.
How Peace Corps Can Impact Your Career
In celebration of Peace Corps Week, join our episode with Jennie Manzanillo and Courtney Finkbeiner to hear all about their Peace Corps experiences in Madagascar and Fiji. Listen to them about their favorite memories dancing with their host families and how their experiences have since impacted their careers!
What is Applicant Tracking Software?
Have you ever wondered why there are so many rules for creating a resume? Toni joined us for another episode to explain Applicant Tracking Software and how to best navigate it. Don’t let AI rule out your resume, tune in for the inside scoop.
Advice from a Fulbright Scholar
Tune in to hear from Karina Munoz Baltazar, a Fulbright Scholar from Mexico, to hear about her experience in the U.S. and how it’s impacted her career.
How to Standout when Speaking with Recruiters
Have you ever wondered how to talk to an employer? Maybe the idea of networking is scary. If this sounds like you, tune in to part one of our Employer Relations Series where we interview former recruiter turned current Director of Employer Relations, Toni, on all things employers!
How to Pivot your Interests into a Career
February is Boost your Self-Esteem Month! Here on Fire-Works, we know how our careers can affect our self-esteem, especially when they’re not exactly aligned with our interests. Join our discussion with Alex Sager, a member of our CPDS Staff but also a small business owner who didn’t have the direct career path he had originally planned.
Insight to the International Experience at ASU
Join our chat with Julia Tebben, the Associate Director of the Global Career Initiatives, and Pragya Sharma, a current international student and overall superstar, to talk about the international student experience. We discuss tips for integrating into a foreign community, how to best develop your career abroad, and our favorite goodies that we always leave space for in our suitcases.
The Inside Scoop for Student Athletes
Calling all student-athletes! Now all the Super Bowl madness is over, jump in to listen to how student-athletes can communicate their experiences with employers. Your participation in sports can have a huge impact on your career, so let’s talk about it!
Converting Volunteer Experience into a Career
Your volunteer experience matters! Join us and our guest Mary McGillicuddy, previous volunteer coordinator, career advisor, and avid community organizer to learn about how to discuss experiential learning opportunities with employers and on our resumes.
Celebrating First Generation College Students pt. 1
Join us in this two-part episode to celebrate our first-generation students at ASU! In this episode with Mercedes Amador and Fatima Botello, we discuss what it means to be first-generation college students and how that has allowed them to develop a community here at ASU.
Celebrating First Generation College Students pt. 2
Join us for the second part of the series created to celebrate our first-generation students at ASU! In this episode with Mercedes Amador and Fatima Botello, we continue our conversation of what it means to be a first-generation college student and discuss experiences and resources that are available.
What You Need to Know About Faculty Office Hours
Join us for this episode with Erin Schneiderman, world-renowned for being one of the most influential people in event planning, to discuss what goes down during faculty office hours. We discuss how to overcome the fear of speaking with your professors and why building a community with your faculty members is important!