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We understand that the journey from academia to a professional career is a significant transition. To help you through this, we have designed a comprehensive list of resources that will guide you through every step of the process.

As you begin the search process, think about your interests and what you envision for your career. Use our job and internship search strategies to discover effective methods for researching positions and identifying opportunities that align with your skills and aspirations. Then consider looking through the national job and internship listing sites we subscribe to for you and utilize our services to make sure you are the best candidate.

Crafting your application materials

Stand out from the rest by preparing your application materials ahead of time. Your resume and cover letter are the first things employers see when reviewing candidates, so make sure these showcase your strengths and are tailored to the position for which you are applying. Affinity group resources are available to help specific students highlight their unique experiences and identify opportunities that align with their values. Don’t forget to take advantage of our resume and cover letter review services to ensure your documents make an impression on potential employers.

Navigating the interview process

You also want to be prepared in case you are selected for an interview. The thought of being in an interview can make any person nervous. Practice answering interview questions in advance so that you’ll be able to articulate your experiences and skills with confidence. Review our interviewing tips and best practices to make your next job interview a success.

The power of networking

Understanding the importance of networking is crucial in today’s professional landscape. Networking allows you to access jobs that aren’t advertised and can connect you with other professionals who can be instrumental in your career advancement. Additionally, social media platforms, such as LinkedIn, can be used to build meaningful connections and expand your professional network. Learn how you can use networking to launch and propel your career.

The value of internships

Internships are a cornerstone of experiential learning and are valuable in the eyes of employers. You may even be required by your specific major to participate in an internship course, practicum, clinical, student teaching or field experience for graduation. Explore our internship resources to know what to consider when thinking about an internship and to help you make the necessary decisions.

Remote work opportunities

The world of work is constantly changing and remote work is more common than ever. As a recent graduate, you may be starting a new job via telework. As an intern, you may be asked to work remotely. For those interested in remote work, take a look through these tips to excel in a virtual work environment.

Get expert advice from a career coach

Our career coaches are dedicated to your career development and success, and we want to see you land your dream job or internship. So whether you need a resume or cover letter review, a mock interview, or a LinkedIn consultation, we are here to help. To get started, make an appointment with your career coach via Handshake.

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