Kelly Stairs M.A. '10

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Kelly Stairs M.A.

Kelly Stairs is the Assistant Director at Assumption College’s Career Development & Internship Center. In this role, she collaborates with campus faculty, organizations, and athletics to create career development programming for undergraduate students.  As a dedicated career advisor, she supports all undergraduate students in their professional development using an individualized approach. She assists in creating professional resumes and cover letters, preparing for interviews, and navigating career and internship searches and the graduate school application process.

Prior to working at Assumption, Kelly worked at Grafton Job Corps Academy where she created career development programming and supervised instructors in the implementation of the curriculum. She provided students with career counseling and career preparation instruction while developing relationships with staff and students to ensure student success.

Kelly has a B.S. in Psychology from Worcester State College and is an alumna of Assumption College where she earned her M.A. in School Counseling.

 

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How to Prepare For Your Remote Internship

Congrats, you got the internship! But now you’re probably wondering how you can get ready for Day 1 and make a great first impression. With 56% of interns converting into full-time employees, making sure you’re ready for your internship is …

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What’s My “Personal Brand” and Why Do I Need One?

When a complete stranger searches your name, do the results provide a realistic snapshot of who you are and everything you have to offer? The goal of personal branding is to understand your unique qualities—ideally those that will boost your career—and make sure …

By Ron Stefanski - Vault
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Computer Science vs. Software Engineering: What’s the Difference?

Two occupations that are often confused in the tech industry are computer science and software engineering. But, while they may be similar in nature and fundamentals, they shouldn’t be used interchangeably.

For one, software engineers are professionals who specialize in

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Tips for Answering Behavioral Interview Questions [INFOGRAPHIC]

Do behavioral interview questions strike fear in your heart? You’re not alone. These questions have a bad rap for catching job candidates off guard—but with enough preparation, they don’t have to! Follow these tips for tackling behavioral questions, and you’ll walk …

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8 Entry-Level Roles to Break Into the Technology Industry

Tech is an ever-changing field responsible for many of the newest innovations we use every day—making it an exciting industry to work in. And even though people often assume that entering the tech industry as an entry-level candidate requires a …

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What Is Cybersecurity? Learn About the 6 Most Effective Cybersecurity Prevention Measures

By 2025, the world will have almost 39 billion devices connected to the internet, with cybersecurity attacks happening every 39 seconds. This has huge implications for how we lead our daily lives. For example, Garmin, a multinational GPS navigation firm, …

By Leah Davidson - Springboard
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6 Great Questions to Ask Your Interviewer

In interviews, hiring managers and recruiters will inevitably ask, “So, do you have any questions for me?” And when they do, you better have at least a few questions prepared to ask. As for which questions you should ask, below …

By Ellie Yantsan - Vault
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What Can You Do With a Communications Major? 10 Jobs to Consider

Being able to communicate well is one of the most important skills that humans need—both at work and outside of it. Good communication skills allow us to share information with others, form lasting and meaningful relationships, and be active and …

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What to Do When Employers Are Ignoring You

You’ve spent hours writing your resume, searching job sites, and applying to different roles—only to receive rejection after rejection. And that’s if you even hear back about your application at all. After a while, this all gets pretty exhausting, and …

By Andrew Fennell - Vault
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Is Your Online Presence Hurting Your Career?

For many of us, social media is an integral part of everyday life—and for many employers, a prospective hire’s online presence can be a major factor in determining employability. In addition to reading through resumes and cover letters, 90% of …

By Kelly Stairs M.A. '10
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