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How to Answer “What do you do?” when you’re unemployed in Student Affairs

Sometimes when you’re in between jobs, currently looking, or about to graduate from your grad program it’s hard to answer the question “what do you do?” Of course this is easier when you’re in the company of friends or other student affairs professionals. These are colleagues that you can relate and emote with. However answering this question for those outside of higher education can be a bit challenging.

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How to Network at a Professional Conference

Student affairs is both a pretty large and pretty small world. Most student affairs professionals in the job search succeed best when they can leverage their network to help them at the right time. Professional conferences are one of the most ideal places for networking. Here you can meet other liked minded student affairs professionals. Conferences provide opportunities to demonstrate your relevance and memorablity. The hard part comes when you have to pitch yourself. When to sell… YOU at the conference. Luckily you have a few options.

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