Violeta Lara

Career Counselor

Violeta Lara

Skilled in Career and Mental Health Counseling, Student Development, Communication, Critical Thinking, and Social Justice, I am passionate about the engagement I have with current Students and Alumni.

As a Career Counselor, I will be supporting you in developing strong resume & cover letters, advising and providing relevant resources to make effective decisions around your major and career exploration, and help prep you for the job hunt.

I am an alum from St. Kate’s! Ask me about my experience :)

 

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10 Ways to Land an Internship During COVID-19 (It’s Not Too Late!)

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The coronavirus pandemic has left very little unchanged, and internships are no exception. The results of a survey released by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) in May found that 22% of employers had revoked internship offers in …

By Meredith Pepin - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions
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How to Succeed in a Difficult Job Market After Graduation

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Completing a degree in healthcare is quite an accomplishment. Years of rigorous courses, studying and memorizing large amounts of information, and attending countless hours of clinical experience can feel like climbing Mt. Everest, but the excitement and anticipation …

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Want a Job in Tech? Now’s the Time to Start Looking

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As consumer habits around the world change under the coronavirus lockdown, demand for tech companies that satisfy our needs for virtual work, entertainment, and socializing has skyrocketed. Whether you have experience as a software engineer, data scientist, marketer, UX designer, …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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How to Ask for Help in Your Job Search During COVID-19 (Email Templates Included!)

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If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a million times: When you’re job searching, you should tap into your network for advice and assistance. But the COVID-19 pandemic—and the record unemployment that’s come with it—has turned so many aspects …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions
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4 Unique Podcasts to Inspire Social Innovation

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It’s safe to say that many of us could use a bit of inspiration these days—and podcasts are a great way to stay informed and entertained from home. Whether you need a new podcast obsession or just want to know …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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How To Ace Your Video Job Interview During COVID-19

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Anyone new to the world of remote work is probably still adjusting to the reality of effective virtual communication while under COVID-19 lockdown. For job seekers, this means confronting the very daunting prospect of video interviews.

While the art of …

By Simona Galant - Springboard
Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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5 Effective Habits for Working from Home

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For those of us lucky enough to have work that can be done remotely, the fantasy of working from home doesn’t always shake out when we find ourselves in in our new “office” (read: pajama-ed at the kitchen table which …

By Unknown - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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How to Prepare for a Video Interview

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Editor’s Note: When this post was originally written, we admittedly did not have the understanding we have now of the severity and extent of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). But with more employers encouraging social distancing to control the spread of …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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3 Ways to Stay Connected if You Don’t Get the Job

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So, you’ve just been turned down for that job you’ve been interviewing for. Now what?

Stay connected!

There’s a critical moment of opportunity after receiving a rejection and below, you’ll find some tips to try the next time you find yourself …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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How I’m Learning to Banish The Mommy Guilt Too Many Working Moms Struggle With

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Marlowe Merritt’s morning routine sounds like that of many working moms. Her daughter, Aiyla, wakes her up early, she and her husband make coffee as they juggle bottle time, and then they drop her daughter off at daycare before heading …

By Fairygodboss - Fairygodboss
Fairygodboss
As the largest career community for women, Fairygodboss provides millions of women with career connections, community advice, and hard-to-find intel about how companies treat women.
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