Career Development

Is an Interdisciplinary Professional Studies Degree Right for You?

Is an Interdisciplinary Professional Studies Degree Right for You?

Some students seek more diverse course options in their degree programs than what may be offered in more traditional paths. An Interdisciplinary Professional Studies (IPS) degree allows students to design their degree program, by choosing courses that will allow them to gain knowledge and soft skills for a variety of career paths across industries. Choosing …

Using Social Media as a Job Search Tool

You may have noticed that searching for a job has changed over the years. What was once limited to newspaper listings and “help wanted” signs has now opened up into the vast world of the internet, where technology can assist with every step of the employment process. One tool that now benefits many job seekers …

Exploring Careers in Marketing

Marketing is a career field in which professionals can promote the use of products and services and analyze consumer behavior related to product sales. Obtaining a marketing degree or certification will provide you with a solid foundation in industry ethics, policies, communications, research skills, critical thinking, and decision-making. You’ll have the expertise to implement plans …

The Winning 2018 Resume Template for Career Success

Makeda Waterman is a career blogger whose work has been featured on Glassdoor, CNBC, and other media outlets. Here, she shares her advice and tips for creating a resume that will impress potential employers. As I stepped into my first college class, I had a dream of completing my degree so I could find my …

Mentoring Online

How Does Mentoring Benefit Online Students? Part 2

In part 2 of this two-part series about mentoring, CSU-Global Alum Kimberly Hardy shares her personal experience and research related to mentoring and its importance for online students. From personal experience as a mentor, online mentoring programs offer a sense of organization, structure, and plenty of resources to facilitate meetings and provide support to both …