Job Search

Plan & Organize Your Job Search

Make an appointment with your Career Coach to develop your job search strategy.
Check the Calendar of Events for upcoming Career Fairs.


  • Research companies of interest via company web sites, LinkedIn, Glassdoor, and similar sites.
  • Use your network to meet employees at companies of interest and gather specifics through an informational interview.

Creative Effective Job Search Tools

  • Write an effective cover letter and resume and customize for each position.
  • Develop your portfolio in electronic and/or hard-copy form to add depth to your resume.
  • Review these documents with your Career Advisor.

Searching for Jobs


  • Use the Networking Tips Guide to learn more about effective methods for identifying and networking with people who can help you find employment.
  • Develop your LinkedIn profile for social networking.
  • Actively build your network by connecting with faculty, affiliate groups, family and friends.

Prepare for Career and Professional Events

  • Career fairs and networking events provide opportunity to make a great first-impression.
  • Use the Career Fairs Tip Sheet to prepare and practice.


  • Make a great first impression. Read about the basics of an interview and research specific interview questions and protocols in your career field.
  • Use the Big Interview program to develop and practice interview skills for upcoming job and graduate school admission interviews.

Searching for Jobs

  • Search internship & job search sites including Handshake, Focus2 Job Boards, LinkedIn, and similar niche sites.
  • Network! Most internship & jobs are found through networking