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Students seek financial assistance for summer

More than half of the students at Fresno State take advantage of financial aid resources, but many must find an alternative income during the summer. Maria Hernandez has worked in the financial aid office for 32 years, serving as the director for the last 11. To students who are eligible, Hernandez is responsible for approving their financial assistance.

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Computer science students in demand

Fresno State offers three routes for those whose goal it is to make their living in modern computer technology, and some programs are gaining highly praised regional attention.

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Knowing how to market yourself is the key in any successful job search

A company can have a great product, but if it doesn't know how to market the product, then no matter how great the product is, it won't sell. The same thing applies to marketing yourself.

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Presentation resumes represent revolutionary, interactive way to apply for a job

Creativity and thinking outside the box are often qualities that employers are looking for and with a traditional resume. Showing these two traits can be a tough thing to do. The infographic resume talked about in the previous column is a great way to display these traits.

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Looking for your dream job?

The unemployment rate in Fresno reached 16 percent this May while more than 5,000 students graduated from Fresno State and began looking for jobs.

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International Week events

International Education Week at Fresno State is designed to expose students to international perspectives. Each day this week a variety of lectures and cultural events will be offered on campus. Don't miss out. All events are free and open to the public.

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A bleak economy for grads

Rumors of Wall Street collapsing, financial institutions filing for bankruptcy, oil prices skyrocketing, inflation and interest rates taking five steps forward, the housing market taking 10 steps back and historically high levels of unemployment — sound eerily familiar?

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Recession survival guide: Harsh welcome to real world

The Class of 2009 may be cursing the economy, but they can’t let it distract them from their job search.

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CUSTOMER DISSERVICE

You are kind of asking for it when you get a job in retail. The customer service aspect of it will open your eyes to just how strange people can be.

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