The Value of Volunteering

By Jay Killough

Jay Killough is the director of the Texas Tech University Career Center.

April 20, 2021

Growing up in Clovis, New Mexico, my first opportunity to volunteer as a young kid was through my grandfather with Meals on …

By Patti Grubbs
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What’s a Phone Screen? Here’s What You Need to Know Before That “Quick Chat” With the Recruiter

So you got an email back from a job you applied to—awesome! The person who reached out is asking to schedule a phone screen. Or perhaps they’re asking to schedule a “quick chat” or “brief phone call.” What does this …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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10 Great—and Very Different—Jobs for Economics Majors

As you get ready to graduate with a degree in economics—or maybe as you’re choosing your major—you’re bound to be wondering what sort of jobs you’re qualified for. You likely know that you can go into investment banking or management …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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15 High-Paying Jobs That Are in Demand for the Future

You want to pursue a career in a field you’re excited about. But if you’re like most people, you also want to go down a path that’s going to provide lucrative opportunities—not just right now but for years (or decades!) …

By Deanna deBara - The Muse
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What It’s Like To Be A Female Engineer At This Global Robotics Company

AeroVironment is a global leader in intelligent, multi-domain robotic systems that hires talented engineers to create innovative solutions. While its talented technology speaks for itself, AeroVironment also prides itself on being an inclusive workplace where women can thrive in this …

By Mahogany Aminzia - WayUp
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7 Ways to Promote Physical Wellness in the Workplace

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and one of the ways to improve mental health is to improve physical health. While the connection between mental and physical health and the importance of a healthy lifestyle are well documented, it can …

By Liam Coultman - Vault
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