As Carnegie Mellon students complete their summer internships, many will receive invitations to return to the employer for another summer internship or as a full-time employee. This offer can be a source of joy and stress. The Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC) can assist your student in the offer-evaluation process, and we want to … Continue reading Job Offers – Tips for Parents & Family to Help Their Student with the Decision-Making Process
With finals approaching, it can be hard for students to avoid tunnel-vision and the looming anxieties about exams and culminating projects. Giving the brain a break to re-energize and rest is productive, and it might even boost that grade!
Elizabeth Koch is an Associate Director at SLICE in the area of student leadership development. Jesse Koch is also an Associate Director at SLICE for Greek Life and a Housefellow. Both have student-facing jobs, work in the same office, and share a passion for providing mentorship here at Carnegie Mellon University. What most students are … Continue reading Blog Spotlight: Elizabeth and Jesse Koch
Does your student appreciate their Carnegie Mellon University community and connections? Are they looking to take on a more active, leadership role? The duties of an RA include facilitating a welcoming environment, connecting with fellow students, and learning valuable life and professional skills. Read on to hear from current RAs, and see if this position … Continue reading Is Your Student an Active Community Member? Learn About Becoming a Resident Assistant!
With finals approaching, it can be hard for students to avoid tunnel-vision and the looming anxieties about exams and culminating projects. A psychology study at the University of Illinois, however, showed that participants who took occasional breaks from their task had an improved sense of focus and memory-retention, versus those who took no breaks. Giving … Continue reading It’s Time for a Study Break! Six Ways For Your Student to Unwind this Finals Season
Here at Carnegie Mellon University, we are lucky to have many distinguished veterans who have joined our community as students, staff and faculty.