Veterans

Information and resources for Veterans.

The following resources are curated specifically to assist students who are military veterans to explore their interests, find opportunities that best suit their needs and desires, and attain the goals they set for themselves.

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The class of 2022 is being presented with the most open jobs in history. But they aren’t the jobs Gen Zers want.

“Recent hiring projections from the National Association of Colleges and Employers indicate that employers are planning to hire 31.6% more new graduates than last year. But there’s a potential mismatch between the jobs that new grads want and the ones that …

By Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him)
Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him) Career Advisor, Discovery & Exploration Career Community
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Read to Succeed: 14 Books to Jump-Start Your Professional Development

The summer is an opportune time to unwind from the demands of the academic year and make room for new opportunities and experiences to expand self-knowledge around future career possibilities. In addition to traditional means for occupational experimentation, reading up …

By Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him)
Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him) Career Advisor, Discovery & Exploration Career Community
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Work-Life Balance Vs. Work-Life Integration—Which Holds More Benefits?

“The purpose of choosing [work-life balance vs. work-life integration] is to find a sense of harmony [between your work and your life]. Whichever option you choose, remember that the purpose is to help you lower stress, become more efficient, and …

By Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him)
Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him) Career Advisor, Discovery & Exploration Career Community
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The Power of Daily Affirmations For Professional Development And Confidence (With 10 Examples)

Fostering a sense of confidence in ourselves and our ability to persist and perform within the realm of professional roles and industry contexts is critical. Here in the Career Center we continuously believe in utilizing our counselling and advisory work …

By Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him)
Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him) Career Advisor, Discovery & Exploration Career Community
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How to Stay Motivated – Or Make Peace Without It

“Research offers many small strategies to keep motivation high despite situational challenges. Research has shown that just getting started can often bring motivation, highlighting how many times people aren’t motivated, but then start on a task anyway and begin to feel excited …

By Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him)
Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him) Career Advisor, Discovery & Exploration Career Community
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