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    Build Your Professional Brand at Wyoming

    February 20, 2018

    If there is one thing you’ll learn from the University of Wyoming College of Business, it is the importance of discovering your own professional brand. We often think of a brand as a company, like Walmart or Subway. But a brand is more than that. Each person has their own unique brand, including you! Just think about it, what activities do you like to do? What interests you or is important to you? What do you want to do for a career after college? All of these things describe who you are, and represent your own brand.

    Throughout your time in college, you’ll learn more about yourself. You’ll take classes that you’ll love and also a few that you won’t be able to stand, you’ll make friends and lose friends, you’ll join clubs or get a job, and all of this helps you define yourself. Here at our College of Business, we’re going to help you determine what your brand really means. We will help you develop your answer to the famous, “tell me about yourself” question that is destined to come up in your interviews.

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    How is our college going to help you define your brand?

    That’s where our College of Business Student Services comes in!

    Our Academic Advising Office, paired with our excellent faculty and staff, will put you right on track to take not only the classes required for your degree, but the classes that will interest you the most in sculpting your future. With the goal of helping build well-rounded students with high-level expertise in their chosen field, our award-winning advisers provide students with guidance and assistance through their entire College of Business career. Not to mention, our college is the only one at the University of Wyoming that has a college specific advising office. This one of a kind office offers a competitive advantage of having staff who focus only on business student career plans.

    Next, our Johnson Career Center is dedicated to assisting business students with comprehensive career planning services. The JCC provides resources to students including resume and cover letter reviews, LinkedIn profile reviewing and mock interviewing. Additionally, this center organizes career preparation events such as job fairs or etiquette dinners, to give students extra opportunities to network with industry professionals. Through networking and other preparation services, the JCC offers students necessary opportunities to build their professional brand.

    Lastly, get involved. Getting involved is one of the best things you can do to build a strong professional brand. Our college has countless ways to get involved, whether that be to join any of our Recognized Student Organizations, sign on to assist with faculty led research, or take advantage of applying for various student job opportunities within our college. Through the opportunities these areas provide, you have the chance to grow your professional network and learn skills that will make you stand out in the job market.

    Building your professional brand has never been this easy with our College of Business. Still have questions about our college? Email us at uwyobiz@uwyo.edu to learn more!

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