A little work now helps a lot in the future
If there is one skill that will benefit you now during your job search and for the rest of your career, it is networking. Networking can be simply defined as developing relationships. The objective of networking is to build a community of contacts that will be available to you when you need something, an employer contact for instance. A MonsterTrak article suggests that, “Between 60 and 80 percent of all jobs are landed through networking.” The ultimate goal of networking is to be able to find a resource to satisfy your need within one or two phone calls.
Read more on the NHHEAF Network’s website.
With over 900 majors to choose from, choosing a college major can be a daunting process. While it is estimated that up to 50% of college students change their major at least once, it is still very important that you have an idea of how your interests and talents may translate into various programs of study.
Read more on the NHHEAF Network website.
Alumnae Mike Glaeser just returned from England where he was working on his Master’s of Arts Degree in Early Modern History at the University of Sheffield. He was involved in the unique discovery of a missing crypt.
Read his article online.
This pre-college workshop offers high school graduates the opportunity to learn about four basic college success skills that are essential before they step foot on a college campus.
- goal setting and time management,
- reading syllabi for college success,
- adapting study strategies to ways of learning, and
- exploring interests, skills and values in deciding a major
Register by July 1 for this four-day workshop which begins July 15.
Find out more information.
Rebecca Mason ‘12 tells her story about balancing life, research and work between the campuses of UNH Manchester and Durham.
She is now on a path toward a master’s program to become an orthopedic physician’s assistant and to continue cellular research related to metabolism, mitochondria, exercise, and nutrition.
Read more about her journey.
Professor John (Jack) Resch is a professor of history and program coordinator of the humanities division at the University of New Hampshire Manchester, where he has been for almost forty years.
Read his recent interview with UNH’s Inquiry Journal.