- Update your resume(s) and cover letter(s) in Handshake
- Identify and develop online and in-person networking skills
- Google yourself – make sure you’re okay with employers seeing your results
- Apply for internships through Handshake, company career pages, and other sources
- Consider career options related to specific industries, companies, and locations
- Consider registering for ORIN 251 - Preparing for Success: Refine your resume, build a professional network and master the interview process
- Start building your professional wardrobe
- Attend career fairs and professional development events throughout the year
- Schedule a practice interview
- Seek positions of leadership with student organizations and volunteer services
- Determine if your career goals require a graduate degree
Your career plan is beginning to come together. Now that your resume is ready, it’s
time to start the job search process. Transitioning from school to full-time work
is a big adjustment, but our career development specialists are here to make it
as easy as possible. We can help you develop a strategic approach to finding a
great job or internship, prepare for career fairs and interviews, and understand
how to leverage your personal and professional networks. If you’re considering
going to graduate school, we can guide you through the process as well.
You have questions, so we have answers:
- How do I gain leadership experience?
- How can networking help me land a job?
- How do I spot a job scam?
- What do I need to keep in mind when using social media as a job-search tool?
- How do I improve my communication skills?
- What are employers looking for in a candidate?
- Why should I attend a career fair?
- How do I get involved with student organizations?
- How do I find volunteer experience?