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AU student using a laptop.
April 17, 2020

This is an unprecedented time in our country. As individuals and companies adapt to the coronavirus, so too does the job hiring process. Companies are still hiring, but the interview process has changed. The hiring process has gone virtual. From school districts to hospitals to businesses large...

How do you write a cover letter?
February 26, 2020

A good cover letter is difficult to write. That is why many job applicants skip it or turn it into a vague, cookie-cutter form letter. This is a bad idea. You can make your job application leap to the front of the line if you master the art of writing the cover letter. The cover letter...

How to navigate a career fair
January 22, 2020

Whether you are looking for a job or an internship, attending a career fair is a great way to put yourself in front of potential employers. The thought of navigating a roomful of people can feel overwhelming at first. But you aren’t alone. Nearly 90 percent of all students attend a career...

Five steps to becoming a physical therapist
January 16, 2020

Are you considering becoming a physical therapist? If so, you need a solid foundation. Physical therapists (PTs) help people with their ability to move and perform activities on a daily basis. They spend much of their time on their feet — examining patients, developing treatment plans, and...

Chicago Bulls Game
January 9, 2020

The business of sports is a dynamic, high-energy field filled with passionate fans and job opportunities for a wide range of professionals.  If you are interested in learning a business skill and applying it to the world of sports, a sport management career could be for you. AU students...