Las Vegas Outreach Trip

Eller PDC Coach's Corner

Last semester the PDC Career Coaches visited major US cities on outreach trips to connect with alumni and build relationship for future opportunities for students. This is the fourth blog in the series. (Previous posts: St. Louis; Minneapolis; Denver) Companies Visited: Zappos, MGM, Interop Along …

St. Louis Outreach Trip

Marisa Allen Coach's Corner

Last semester the PDC Career Coaches visited major US cities on outreach trips to connect with alumni and build relationship for future opportunities for students. This is the third blog in the series. (Previous posts: Minneapolis; Denver) Companies Visited: Monsanto; Wells …

Denver Outreach Trip

Marisa Allen Coach's Corner

By: Marisa Allen, Career Coach Last semester the PDC Career Coaches visited major US cities on outreach trips to connect with alumni and build relationship for future opportunities for students. This is the second blog in the series. (Previous posts: Minneapolis) …

Minneapolis Outreach Trip Report

Marisa Allen Coach's Corner

By: Erica Alitiem, Career Coach Last semester the PDC Career Coaches visited major US cities on outreach trips to connect with alumni and build relationship for future opportunities for students. This is the first blog in the series. Company visits: Ryerson, …

We Use to Brand Cattle: Now We Brand Ourselves?

Eller PDC Coach's Corner

By Matt Lehrer, Career Coach Since ancient times, “hot branding” has been used to identify the owner of livestock.  Today, some ranchers brand livestock differently, for example, with ear tags or tattoos.  But whatever the method, branding has always served …

Opening Doors to Careers in Chicago

Eller PDC Coach's Corner

By Pete Corrigan, Assistant Director of Employer Relations and Coaching Your Professional Development Center team is constantly working to expand the diversity of the employment options available to Eller students. Last week I visited Chicago, Illinois to strengthen relationships with …

Professional Dress

Eller PDC Coach's Corner

By Sarah Diaz, Director of Professional Development While the term “professional dress” means different things in different occupations, one thing is certain: you must look polished when you are in front of employers. For students, the same rules apply for class …

Compensation Issues

Eller PDC Coach's Corner

By Matt Lehrer, Career Coach Ideally, you should not have a conversation with a prospective employer about salary or benefits until you have received an offer, or at least reasonably anticipate receiving one.  You will be in the best position …