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Becky King is an alumnae career advisor and interim college career mentor at Wellesley College in Massachusetts. In addition to providing guidance and support to alumni and students, she also helps to plan and deliver programs that focus on the importance of networking and career transitions. Becky earned a bachelor’s degree in European Studies from Pomona College and has also worked with nonprofits before identifying her professional passion in higher education. She earned a Masters in International and Higher Education from Harvard University and has stayed in Massachusetts as a career advisor at Brandeis University, Framingham State UniversityEmerson College, Tufts University, Lesley University and at Wellesley College. Her philosophy on building a meaningful career is that the journey is more important than the destination. 

 WHAT YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT IN THIS EPISODE: 

  • What does a college career advisor’s typical day look like 
  • How career advisors can help students and alumni figure out their own career path
  • How has technology innovation affected the career advising industry
  • How your major is applicable to tons of different industries
  • How Idealist, themuseOccupational Outlook Handbook and Oh*Net OnLine can help you explore potential career options 
  • How extracurricular activities in college can help you try out different types of jobs even before you graduate
  • What is the role of passion in your career and how to develop it
  • How to know whether the field of career coaching is for you
  • Why networking is important and how to build a network while you’re still in school 
  • Why there is no such thing as a mistake when picking a job 
  • Why the most important question for you to be able to answer is ‘what can you actually do?’
  • Why it’s important to embrace failure
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