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How to build your online presence

When you’re searching for an internship or job, making a good first impression is important. A majority of employers report that they check social media when screening candidates. Employers most likely start with LinkedIn, but they may expand to other sites like Twitter and Instagram. With this, it’s more important...

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5 steps for setting up your Handshake profile

If you Googled yourself, what would you want to show up? Browsing through the first few pages, you might be surprised. With social media and the digital age, you’ll find that you have way less privacy than you thought you did. Now, more than ever, it’s important to control what...

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How to use Handshake for your job or internship search

Whether you’re seeking full-time employment after graduation or trying to figure out what you’re passionate about, the best place to start as a CU Boulder student is Handshake . From searching for jobs and internships to making an appointment with a career development advisor, Handshake is your one-stop-shop for all...

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How to use Handshake to prepare for career fairs

If there was a secret recipe for having a successful career fair experience, it would be this—prepare. Taking a few hours leading up to a career fair to fine-tune your résumé, practice your elevator pitch and research employers can help you make a big impression and potentially land a job...