The word résumé means summary, and in the context of a job search its primary purpose is to get you an interview so you can market your attributes to a prospective employer. A résumé should provide the facts of your education and experiences. We will help you demystify the process!
See the articles below for helpful information. Seeking help with your résumé? Schedule an appointment with the Career Development Office.
Cover letters are your face to potential employers. This is the first document they see – even before your résumé! It is important to be clear and concise about your qualifications and your interest in the position you are seeking. Sell yourself!
See the articles below for helpful information. Interested in help with your cover letter? Schedule an appointment with the Career Development Office.
Beyond the facts of your experience, the interview showcases your personality and demonstrates how you will fit in. As with most things, preparation and practice will help you be comfortable on that big day. We can help you prepare!
See the articles below for helpful information. Interested in a mock interview? Schedule an appointment with the Career Development Office.
Correspondence with Potential Employers
Although most of your job search letters will be written to seek out employment opportunities, there will be occasions that will require other forms of correspondence. These, too, should be prepared carefully and professionally.
Interested in help with thank-you letters, acceptance letters, and other forms of correspondence? Schedule an appointment with the Career Development Office.
Compensation & Relocation
How do you respond if asked about salary? How do you plan a job move? Find resources for those tough questions - know current salaries and good negotiation methods. Once you get a position, we can assist you in finding resources to plan your move.
Career Development schedules many events throughout the year to provide a wide range of information on experience opportunities and recruiter visits to campus. Check frequently to see what is happening as you work toward your future!