What not to say in front of your boss

Summer is the time when students are constantly scrambling to find an internship. When that opportunity finally arrives, circumstances don’t always measure up to the expectations that you go in with. We at the Clog have accumulated a couple precautions to take into consideration when entering the professional world. Never
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Actionable phrases for your resume

We at the Clog recently came to the realization that we’d like to be employed after we leave the academic womb. So, since being jaw-achingly hilarious isn’t a marketable skill, we’ve been trying to beef up our resumes lately — you know, without actually leaving the house. Here are some of
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How to crush your next consulting interview

This article has been brought to you by Pinterest. Pinterest: never have a boring time in the bathroom again.  ‘Tis the season to be jolly, but avoid taking Molly before your interview. That would just be too jolly for a suit. It’s consulting season and interviews are cramming up an already full
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What can the UC Berkeley libraries do for you?

Although we have some of the most beautiful libraries in the world right here on our campus, we often neglect them and don’t take advantage of all the resources they offer us. For example, did you know you can host an event at FSM? Or borrow paintings from the library
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Off -campus jobs in Berkeley

People are making their way back to our beautiful city of Berkeley for another great year at school, but there’s just one problem — the broke college student stereotype is all too real. How will we buy sunscreen to hide from the bright sun rays? With what money will we
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Venture for America wants Cal graduates

UC Berkeley students are underrepresented among the VFA fellows, something Yang would like to see change. He believes there may be a misconception among students that startup work is exclusively for those studying computer science, engineering or business. Yang argues that, while most tech jobs do require a background in computer or data science, people with diverse interests and skill sets are being welcomed into the startup world.
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Making my own lucky breaks

I often think of life as a series of lucky breaks. Getting into UC Berkeley, being able to move across the country for school and falling in love with the place I chose seemed like an improbable string of good fortune. This notion continued when I found I would be
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Thoughts you have while composing a professional email

Emails may be the most daunting form of communication — once you click “Send,” there’s no going back. Suddenly, a simple email can determine your next paycheck, so the next time you draft a professional email, check to see if you’re guilty of thinking the following: “Dear _____,” After hours
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How to NOT write a cover letter

It’s April — which means that if you’re not looking for a job or internship, you should’ve started looking yesterday. Or maybe you’ve already applied to a bunch of jobs but haven’t heard back yet. Or maybe you don’t need a job. In that case, we’re not sure why you
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