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June 19, 2012

 
I’m going to be radical for a few seconds and say that I believe teens should have to work. I’m going to draw up a hypothetical program that I believe will benefit teens, businesses and the state. I’m going to call it Teen’s Out Working (TOW).

May 30, 2012

Opportunity is everywhere. Being a student today means being submitted to a range of different experiences and opportunities, like choosing a good lifestyle now that we are on our own, joining campus organizations and applying for major-related internships.

Opportunity is everywhere. Being a student today means being submitted to a range of different experiences and opportunities, like choosing a good lifestyle now that we are on our own, joining campus organizations and applying for major-related internships.

May 29, 2012

Opportunity is everywhere. Being a student today means being submitted to a range of different experiences and opportunities, like choosing a good lifestyle now that we are on our own, joining campus organizations and applying for major-related internships.

 

Opportunity is everywhere. Being a student today means being submitted to a range of different experiences and opportunities, like choosing a good lifestyle now that we are on our own, joining campus organizations and applying for major-related internships.

May 2, 2012

With the recent faltering economy and use of technology that displaces workers, recent graduates are finding it difficult to find gainful employment.  

You’ve put in your time, and you have your diploma in hand. Now what?

With the recent faltering economy and use of technology that displaces workers, recent graduates are finding it difficult to find gainful employment.  

The number of new jobs requiring a college degree is less than the number of recent graduates from universities, so more and more graduates are filling jobs for which they are academically overqualified.

April 9, 2012

Two weeks ago, I began the long, arduous journey that every college student must take — the job hunt. Now, I’m certainly not to the point of looking for a permanent, career-type job. I just need something to do, so my parents see the reasoning in spending my summer in good ‘ole Oxford town.

Two weeks ago, I began the long, arduous journey that every college student must take — the job hunt. Now, I’m certainly not to the point of looking for a permanent, career-type job. I just need something to do, so my parents see the reasoning in spending my summer in good ‘ole Oxford town.

March 28, 2012

For the first time since the end of 2009, the unemployment rate in Mississippi dropped below 10 percent.

For the first time since the end of 2009, the unemployment rate in Mississippi dropped below 10 percent.
This downward shift in unemployment has been felt across the country. The national rate was down to 8.3 percent in February, down from 9 percent a year before. During this period the net job creation in Mississippi was only 700 additional jobs.
Despite the relatively flat increase, Mary Willoughby, bureau director of labor market information for the Mississippi Department of Employment Security, said even a small increase is a very positive indicator right now.

February 8, 2012

In 1988, Congress passed the Drug-Free Workplace Act, which requires federal contractors and grantees to provide drug-free workplaces in order to receive a contract or grant. Then in 1989, the Supreme Court ruled that it is constitutional for private railroad companies to require employees to test negative for use of drugs upon hire and return from extended leave.

 

In 1988, Congress passed the Drug-Free Workplace Act, which requires federal contractors and grantees to provide drug-free workplaces in order to receive a contract or grant. Then in 1989, the Supreme Court ruled that it is constitutional for private railroad companies to require employees to test negative for use of drugs upon hire and return from extended leave.

Later, in 1992, the Supreme Court ruled that schools can require students to pass a drug test as a prerequisite for extracurricular activities, like sports.

November 17, 2011

 

We all acknowledge that academia is not the “real world.”

Campus life is an ivory tower. Pure sciences mix classroom time with laboratory time. The arts depict realities to emphasize a point of view and illustrate versions of a truth. Most of the time, our general experience of life is complex and multidimensional. It does not isolate any particular lesson. 

Then there is the law school search for summer jobs, internships and post-graduation employment.

October 25, 2011

 

A new year of college brings new experiences, and for those concerned with graduation, each year comes with worries about what to do in preparation for a career.

Career planning specialist Vera V. Chapman has formulated the key things that will help students breathe a little easier when their college experience comes to an end.

 

A new year of college brings new experiences, and for those concerned with graduation, each year comes with worries about what to do in preparation for a career.

October 10, 2011

Georgia Belvin wakes up Monday through Friday to get ready for a job she loves.
It was not long ago, however, that she sat in a classroom at The University of Mississippi wondering if she would even get a job and how she would prepare for life after graduation.
Experts say seniors approaching graduation should start now, if they have not already, preparing a resume, establishing a career wardrobe and practicing interview techniques in order to compete for the jobs of their dreams.

July 19, 2011

 

Summer is always sure to bring unexpected things, whether it is a spontaneous road trip with your friends or a weekend camping trip with your family. 

In my case this summer, the unexpected occurrence came from a very different source.

October 31, 2010

ESPN will visit Ole Miss on Tuesday, Nov. 2 to discuss spring and summer internship opportunities with the company. Joe Franco, College Relations Manager with ESPN, is traveling to Oxford with two staff members, Erica Haskell and Mary Beth West.

 

ESPN will visit Ole Miss on Tuesday, Nov. 2 to discuss spring and summer internship opportunities with the company. Joe Franco, College Relations Manager with ESPN, is traveling to Oxford with two staff members, Erica Haskell and Mary Beth West.

 

September 2, 2010

 

With the arrival of the new healthcare bill earlier this year Mississippi universities prepare for changes to employee benefits packages. 

 

With the arrival of the new healthcare bill earlier this year Mississippi universities prepare for changes to employee benefits packages. 

 

August 27, 2010

 As school begins, students have to start spending a lot of money– tuition, books, rent and housing expenses add up. These expenses are all things students need to take care of in order to go to class. If you’re a member of a fraternity or sorority, there are additional fees, plus the special meal plan. To deal with these expenses, many students apply for jobs, both on and off campus.

 

 As school begins, students have to start spending a lot of money– tuition, books, rent and housing expenses add up. These expenses are all things students need to take care of in order to go to class. If you’re a member of a fraternity or sorority, there are additional fees, plus the special meal plan. To deal with these expenses, many students apply for jobs, both on and off campus.