By Cristina Restrepo in Announcements, Career Services, Events posted: Jun, 28th 2016

CSM Symposium 2016 Recap

This June, the CSM Symplicity team traveled down to New Orleans to meet up with about 230 CSM clients from around the world at our annual CSM Symposium. As always, the two-day event was a blast and a phenomenal learning experience for both our clients and the Symplicity team.

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By Theresa Bibeau in Career Services, Residence Life posted: Jun, 24th 2016

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Internship

Like any experience, an internship is what you make of it. Don’t think of it just as a resume booster – recognize it for the valuable opportunity it is, and take it as seriously as you would a real job. There are several ways to make sure you’re optimizing the experience and getting the most possible out of your first exposure to your chosen career field.

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By Theresa Bibeau in Student Conduct posted: Jun, 20th 2016

Educating Your Students on Consent

In light of recent events that have raised some serious concern about consent on higher ed campuses, it’s more critical now than ever to ensure that your students are fully informed about the proper rules and guidelines of consent. The results of a sexual assault occurring at a school can be devastating; the primary concern is, of course, always the students and the overshadowing fear they’ll be left with after such an incident occurs. The number one priority of any college or university should be protecting students from having to suffer from such a devastating blow to their sense of personal security.

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By Theresa Bibeau in Career Services, Residence Life posted: Jun, 2nd 2016

7 Things Your Students Might Not Know They Can Do with CSM

If your career center is one of the 1,400 worldwide that uses CSM to connect students to potential employers, your students hopefully know how to utilize its basic features. Are you confident, though, that they know how to tap into the power of its lesser-known tools?

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By Cristina Restrepo in Residence Life posted: Jun, 1st 2016

Keeping Online Courses Challenging and Engaging

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) tend to be a little more difficult than traditional classrooms, both for students and for teachers. This is usually due to the lack of face-to-face interaction, which, for some students, can decrease motivation and make the class feel less authentic than a “real” in-person course. As a teacher, it can understandably be frustrating to detect this lack of interest or engagement. Thankfully, there are a few tricks you can utilize in this situation that will keep students involved and make the course more challenging.

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