About this Blog

Mark SmithWith the ever-changing tides of technology trends, skill-level standards, and employer preferences, the rules of the job search have changed. As Associate Vice Chancellor and Director of the Washington University Career Center and a parent, I constantly work at keeping up-to-date on “the latest.”

To that end, I offer you a blog aware of recruiting trends, jobs, and how to explore one’s career path effectively. Between you and me, the journey towards landing that internship, post-graduate job, or graduate school acceptance letter, is one best approached early and openly. And we’re here every step of the way.

Find Your Tribe – Part 3

Find Your Tribe – Part 3
Associate Vice Chancellor & Director Mark Smith continues his networking series with who to network with.

Find Your Tribe – Part 2

Find Your Tribe – Part 2
Associate Vice Chancellor & Director Mark Smith continues his networking series with who to network with.

Find Your Tribe – Part 1

Find Your Tribe – Part 1
Career Center Associate Vice Chancellor & Director Mark Smith explains why networking is important and why people want to help you.

Quick Summer Career Tips for Students

Quick Summer Career Tips for Students
Here are a few career-related tips and reminders for students interested in making some career headway in the coming months: Remember: there's still time to find a great opportunity. Once […]

Find Your Tribe – Part 4

Career Center Associate Vice Chancellor & Director Mark Smith continues his networking series with who to network with.

Employer SLAMs

SLAMs are just another great way the Career Center facilitates meaningful connections between our students and top-tier employers.