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In-person undergraduate classes resume Sept. 28. The Return to Campus website has updates about WVU's fall plans. Visit coronavirus.wvu.edu and CDC.gov for health resources related to the global pandemic.
Career Services remains committed to helping students online this fall through virtual appointments. To schedule an appointment with a Career Development Specialist or for questions regarding virtual career fairs, email careerservices@mail.wvu.edu. For Employers – please visit https://careerservices.wvu.edu/employers.

Work It

  • 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. 

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