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 …

Winter Externships: Aerotek

Eller PDC Student Stories

By Kiara Christopherson I am so lucky to have been given an externship over winter break with Aerotek.  It was exciting for me to gain an understanding of what I have to look forward to in the work force when …

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 …

Student Spotlight: Hannah Keogh, PepsiCo

Eller PDC Student Stories

By Hannah Keogh As a senior marketing major, it is surreal to believe that I will be officially beginning my professional career in just a short few months. Throughout these past four years at the University of Arizona, I have …

Evaluating Your Job Offer

Eller PDC Coach's Corner

By Matt Lehrer, Career Coach The decision to accept a job is a very personal one, and often involves both following your instincts and taking a leap of faith.  But there are still a number of things to think about, …

The Tough Negotiation Issues!

Eller PDC Coach's Corner

By Matt Lehrer, Career Coach Applying for jobs is not like applying to college or graduate programs:  in all liklihood, you will not be able to evaluate all of your options at the same time.  But you should never feel …

Evaluating and Negotiating Offers

Eller PDC Coach's Corner

By Matt Lehrer, Career Coach Believe it or not, it is important to start thinking about offers before you begin interviewing.  You should explore what the going salaries are in your your chosen career.  Keep in mind that base salaries …