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Benefits, Salaries, Taxes and Raises: Q&A

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 Salaries, benefits, taxes, and raises can be confusing and difficult to navigate. This question and answer will hopefully answer many of the questions you have relating to these topics. What are the typical benefits that companies offer? What kind of benefits can we expect from different types and sizes […]

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Personal Values Employers Want

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 There are certain personal values that employers want their employees to have because they align well with the personal values that the company has. Personal Values that Employers Seek: Honesty/Integrity Employers are looking for people who will be honest when they make mistakes or when they are unhappy with […]

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The Danger of Comparing

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 One of the most important lessons you can learn while you’re still in college is to stop comparing yourself to your peers. From a professional standpoint, paying attention to what someone has that you don’t – connections, their dream internship, awards – isn’t going to get you anywhere. In […]

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Finding an Internship

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 You hear it all the time: internships, internships, internships. Yeah, it’s awesome that most programs at Champlain require students to have an internship prior to graduation, but how does one go about getting one? Here are some steps you can take, but keep in mind that your path could […]

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