Hephzibah Okorie

Peer Career Coach

I am a junior double majoring in Psychology and Global Management with a concentration in Social Entrepreneurship. I work with the Earlham Center for Global and Career Engagement as a Peer Career Coach. The core of my work lies in assisting students with all aspects of the career search and application process, providing them with tools and frameworks to enable a self-guided career journey. I also work within the CGCE on specialized projects that enhance the primary goal of creating career resources for students.

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Center for Global and Career Education

If you’ve successfully landed an internship for this summer, congratulations. As we get closer to Day 1 on the job, here are some tips to help you start preparing for a successful first day.

Center for Global and Career Education

Here at the CGCE, we always remind people to keep an ongoing CV to record all their experiences and the accompanying skills. Here’s an article that speaks to the benefit of tracking your skills particularly when making career transitions:

Center for Global and Career Education

PSA for the women and students of color: Don’t let imposter syndrome stop you from applying for that job and definitely don’t let it undermine your right to be in spaces that you have worked hard to reach. Check out this article for a reminder:

Center for Global and Career Education

A lot of us might be going into our first remote/virtual internships this summer and understandably there’s a lot of worry around this. Check out this article to explore some tips for a successful virtual internship.

Center for Global and Career Education

Many industries have transformed during COVID and now require different and more diverse skill sets. Take advantage of the resources now available online, many for free, and advance your skill sets to match the changing needs of your target industry.