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Experience career paths
- Update your resume.
Review tips and examples on Career Services website. Have your resume critiqued by
a Career Advisor for suggestions.
- Do an internship!
Gain exposure and career-related experience through an internship, volunteering, or
part time job.
- Be a leader in your student organization/club.
Actively participate to gain skills that employers look for: leadership skills, communication
skills, teamwork skills, etc.
- Attend Career Services workshops.
Get information on resumes, interviewing, job search strategies, dining etiquette,
- Do a Mock Interview.
Practice your interviewing skills with a Career Counselor. Get valuable suggestions
- Research organizations and jobs.
Use the internet and your HANDSHAKE account to gather information about your target
jobs and employers. Be informed to make better decisions.
- Connect with employers at Career Fairs.
A must for juniors & seniors!! Excellent opportunity to network with employers and
find internships & full time employment.
- Log into HANDSHAKE
If you have not done so already, log into HANDSHAKE to post your resume and search
through thousands of internship & full time job listings.
- Participate in On-Campus Interviews.
Increase your chances of getting a job offer--interview with employers right here
on campus without missing class!
- Obtain letters of recommendation.
Ask employers, faculty members, advisors, etc. for letters of recommendation. Make
sure to keep track of all past employment dates, supervisor names, etc.
- Research graduate/professional school possibilities.
Is it the right path for you? Speak with a Career Counselor to discuss grad school
alternatives. Find out about application requirements, deadlines, admission tests,
- Initiate a degree audit and apply for graduation.
Contact the dean's office of the appropriate college for your degree for more information.
- Maintain a strong GPA.
GPA is often considered for internships and full time opportunities. Don't forget
why you are here.