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Professional Toolkit

Feeling Confident? DIY!

Make yourself marketable.

You can prepare a comprehensive, engaging packet of application materials for yourself using our resume and letter writing guides, examples and self-guided videos. Want to level-up your software proficiency? Grow skills at your own pace with LinkedIn Learning video tutorials.

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Polish Your Resume

Assemble your application materials.

Handshake is our campus system for college students to find a job. Looking for an internship, part-time job, or full-time position? Handshake can help connect you to these opportunities. Search for positions, discover employers, submit applications, and sign up for virtual interviews and networking events.

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Self-Serve Resources

Elevate your professionalism with these self-guided networking, learning and career assessment tools.
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Use Handshake to search for positions, discover employers, submit applications and sign up for virtual interviews and networking events.

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LinkedIn Learning

Build your skills with these on-demand video courses. LinkedIn learning offers thousands of self-guided video courses covering the latest business, professional, creative and software skills.

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Candid Career Videos

Candid Career offers video interviews with professionals about job searching and networking.

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Job Search Sites

There are countless job boards and career search engines on the internet. To help give you a place to begin, we have a list of job search sites and resources to get you started.

Job Search Sites
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CareerSpots Videos

CareerSpots offers dozen of fast, fun videos with real world advice from global experts. Check out the Career Ready, Job Search, Internship Bytes, and Success Stories channels.

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Applying to Grad School

Go on for your advanced degree.

Many careers today require advanced degrees—like medicine, social work, law, higher ed, or specialized research. Graduate school will broaden your experience and expertise in a field. Help yourself to resources for finding the right graduate school for you and get guides for writing a personal statement.

Applying to Grad School
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Professional Skills Class

If you do better working within the structure of a class, grow your professional skills with our one-credit course.

Professional Skills for Your Career (BUS ADM 210)

In Professional Skills for Your Career (BUS ADM 210), students learn how to search for careers that are personally satisfying and how to develop important professional skills, like:

  • creating a successful resume
  • effective professional correspondence
  • appropriate business phone and email etiquette
  • developing interview and presentation skills
  • networking skills
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Not sure where to start? Get in touch and we will figure it out together.

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