Job Search Preparation

The job search itself takes a great deal of time and energy.  Your chances for success are greatly increased when you put effort into creating application materials before you even start looking for an actual job.  Preparing for your job search in advance will help you approach employers and applications with confidence and with the knowledge of what you bring to an organization.  Consider the following items or tasks while preparing for a job search:

Cover Letters

Dining/Business Etiquette

Evaluating Job Offers and Negotiating Salary

Federal Jobs

Federal Resumes

Green Careers

How to Research a Company/Organization

Informational Interviewing

Introduction to Interviewing

Job Search Websites


Non Profit Jobs

Professional Dress for the Interview


Second Interview

For help revising your application materials, preparing for an interview, or looking for contacts, please call 278-2381 to make an appointment with a career counselor.


Student Lingo Online Workshop

Writing Effective Resumes & Cover Letters