Finding a job or internship can seem like a daunting process. The Career Resource Center has tools and resources to help you find the opportunities that are right for you. Meet with a Career Counselor to create a personal job search strategy.

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Prepare for your Job or Internship Search

  1. Research
    Find out what types of jobs are in your field of interest. If you are not sure what you want to do, assessments and career counseling can help you explore how your interests match up with career choices.
  2. Write a resume and cover letter
    Your resume and cover letter are your personal marketing tools; they showcase your skills and experiences to employers. The goal, of course, is to make a positive impression and entice employers to contact you for an interview. Make sure your resume shines. Peer Career Advisors offer resume help and critiques on a walk-in basis.
  3. Practice your interviewing skills
    How you communicate, on paper and in person, can affect an employer’s opinion of you. Take control of your interview success. Practice your interviewing technique with online tools or get tips during a mock interview with Career Services staff.
  4. Build your network and make connections
    Learn about the fields you’re interested in directly from people who are working in them. Get “inside information” on industry trends, organizational culture, and hiring outlook.

 

View a list of internship programs here.

Job Search

Occupational Outlook Handbook

The Occupational Outlook Handbook is updated yearly and has an abundance of information about hundreds of occupations including:

  • Required training and education
  • Average earnings
  • Expected job prospects
  • On-the-job experiences and working conditions

View a printed copy in the Career Resource Center or search the OOH online.

O*NET OnLine

The O*NET is another type of occupational research guide. You can research jobs by career cluster or by job prospect. You can also search by comparing your education and skills to those required by careers.

You can visit the O*NET online.

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