The Water Cooler, January 2020
Fill up on career resources and KU connections through the Jayhawk Career Network, a KU Alumni Association program.
KU Mentoring helps to assure Jayhawks of all career stages that they’re not navigating this big, real world alone.
KU Mentoring by the numbers:
Give back with your time and talents—help a fellow Jayhawk expand their professional network by making a connection on KU Mentoring today.
Valery Villarroel, BBA student, and Roxanne Sabatino, senior recruiting manager at CBIZ MHM, share the power of building your network, taking risks and seeking out career opportunities as a nontraditional student.
A spring semester gift to the University of Kansas is already paying dividends.
In 2019 Silicon Valley financial technology company Ripple awarded a $2 million grant to KU as part of the University Blockchain Research Initiative. Ripple is led by Brad Garlinghouse, c’94, who serves as CEO of the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency and digital-payment processing firm.
One of the programs benefiting from the grant is the KU Blockchain Institute, a student-led organization that focuses on advancing KU’s standing in the fast- developing field of blockchain.
Curated content for the career-minded Jayhawk
Achieving that work-life balance becomes even harder during seasons filled with finals, family gatherings and social obligations.
With thoughtful time management and adjusting your mindset around time, productivity and busyness, it’s possible to accomplish the things that need to be done, while also taking good care of yourself.
Here are a few tips that can help you make the most of your schedule and prepare you for moments where time is of the essence.
Your best career mentors might be closer than you think—like, sleeping next to you close.
That’s right. Sometimes, your best mentors are a phone call—or even a nudge—away. Here’s why your loved ones can make some of your best mentors (and a few notes of caution when seeking professional advice from a loved one.)
Three Kansas City Women in Technology show those from all backgrounds can jump into programming and advance their career with the KU Coding Boot Camp.
Despite the remarkable strides women have made in today’s workplace, some industries remain stubbornly male-dominated; STEM is one such field. Kansas City Women in Technology (KCWIT) is one organization that empowers women in tech to connect through networking events, programs, and more—carving out a community where women in the industry can grow together.
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