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


How to Research a Company/Organization

Professional Dress for the Interview

Introduction to Interviewing

Second Interview

Evaluating Job Offers and Negotiating Salary

Informational Interviewing

Job Search Websites


Dining/Business Etiquette

Federal Resumes

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


Career Pillar

Career Pillar provides high quality interactive video, audio and text based tutorials for interviewing, networking and resume & cover letter writing