Give Yourself Credit for Educational Accomplishments and Woo Potential Employers

By Marcia Powers, Career Coach at American Public UniversityEarning a college degree is a major accomplishment. After many semesters of hard work and dedication, you are finally able to reference your conferral when applying for new job opportunities....more

A How-To Guide on Selling Yourself as the Best Person for the Job

By Francesca Catalano, Faculty Director, School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math at American Public UniversityYou’ve graduated and it’s time to find the job of your dreams.  Or perhaps you’re looking for new challenges and have come across a job description for which you are perfect. How can you write your cover letter and resume to stand out?...more

Social Media Is not Your Friend

By Dr. Alissa Johnson, Faculty Member, School of STEM at American Military UniversityI consider myself a light-weight Facebook user. Most of my friends L-O-V-E Facebook. They are all in! Of all of those that surround me, let me tell you why I am a light-weight user. Let’s peel back the smelly onion of social media....more

From the FrontLines: Life as an Archaeologist

By Dr. Francesca Calatano, Faculty Director, STEM at American Public University...more

Understanding and Navigating Public School Choice Options

By Dr. Susan Foster Faculty Member, School of Education at American Public UniversityBy law, all children are entitled to a free and appropriate public school education (IDEA, 1997). How and where this education is delivered has evolved into several choices. ...more

Manage Your Own First Impression

By Donald Ray West, PhD, PE, MBA Faculty Member, School of Business at American Public University...more

Going Back to School - Are You Ready?

By Ashley Gleiman, Ph.D., Army Spouse, Education Coordinator for Military and Community College Outreach at American Military University It’s back-to-school season - but not just for kids. Going back to school can be a major life transition, no matter what your age....more

Jobs Are Available in Reverse Logistics

Guest Post By Robert Gordon, Program Director, Reverse Logistics Management at American Public University...more

Advance Your Career with Mentoring

By Nichole Ahlstrom, COLL100 Faculty at American Public UniversityWhile mentoring is generally regarded as something you do to help others, the role of mentor can actually help you to succeed in your career. Mentors have an opportunity to think beyond their own situation, get insight into the perspectives of others, and develop relationships and trust with those they mentor.  ...more

Local Communities Vital to Forest Conservation

By Kristin Drexler, faculty member, Human Ecology and Forestry, School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math at American Public University...more