Resume & Cover Letter Construction Workshop

Every 2nd Wednesday of the Block, 4:00pm – 5:00pm MDT So you’ve found opportunities you’re interested in, and you’re ready to begin the application process. Your resume, cover letter, and other application documents are almost always the employer’s first impression of your skills and preparation to enter the workplace, and targeting them to each opportunity is key to…

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The 31 Best LinkedIn Profile Tips for Job Seekers

by Regina BorsellinoReposted from The Muse …LinkedIn allows you to share your experience, skills, and qualifications with future employers, while also allowing you to build and interact with your network and grow your brand as a professional. It can be as crucial to a job seeker as a well-written resume. …Here are 31 expert-backed LinkedIn tips for…

Due Friday: Rising Senior Symposium Registrations

Prepare Yourself for Life After CC at the 4th Annual Rising Senior Symposium// May 16-17, 2019 Register Now! CALLING ALL JUNIORS: Registration is now open for the Rising Senior Symposium, which is a two-day event immediately following Block 8 that is designed to help you on your own path to #adulting. This event is free and includes catered meals,…

Download your documents!

Exciting news: the Career Center is moving away from our job search platform, Success, to a brand-new one called Handshake. (It’s going to be so much better.) We’ve got your resumes, cover letters, applications, and personal statements in Success. Want to save them before Success goes away at the end of May? Download them now!…

Career Studio every Thursday of Block Break!

Spending Thursday of Block Break on campus? Maybe you’re getting a late start to an off-campus trip, or you’re done with finals and finally have some time to spend on career prep. Join us for Career Studio! Every Thursday of Block Break, come hang out at the Career Center for some self-structured time to work…

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How to Create a Résumé That Stands out From the Rest

by Jeriann Watkins Ireland | January 16, 2018 Reposted from Vault Creating a résumé sounds deceptively simple with all of the available templates and technology out there. But in today’s job market, crafting an effective résumé is actually more difficult than ever. There are countless résumé templates available to job seekers for free, and even more that…

Coffee Chats with the Career Center

Planning to be on campus over Half Block? Why not use your free afternoons to drink some coffee, eat some snacks, and chat with the Career Center staff about resumes, interviews, applications, networking, finding job and internship opportunities, and more? Join us at 3:30pm in the afternoons of Half Block (January 8-18, 2018) to cover…

10 Common Resume Writing Mistakes to Avoid

by Matt Krumrie, Director of Content Management Re-posted from Power Network A meticulously-crafted resume will open doors to job interviews, while a quickly thrown together document filled with blunders can sink those chances. “Despite all the warnings from employers, recruiters, and countless career experts, some job seekers still don’t think strategically, or type carefully, when writing…

This Trick Will Make Your Résumé Stand Out

Vault Careers | June 30, 2017 Re-posted from Vault Although it can be tempting to distinguish your résumé by making it visually different from others (using an unusual font or adding extra design elements), it’s best to stick to a traditional résumé format for most jobs. Visual discrepancies can actually work against you—unless you’re applying for…

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11 Things to Avoid When Writing a Resume

While you may be saying “Yeah, yeah, yeah. I know all this.” Vault presents some of the tried and true resume tips that bears repeating. As you work on your latest resume update, make sure you are still on track. by Lisa Rangel | June 08, 2017 re-posted from Vault Writing a resume that gets…

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5 Ways to Show Leadership Skills on Your Resume

by Lisa Rangel | May 16, 2017 Re-posted from Vault Today, companies know that soft skills are just as important as hard skills when it comes to improving the bottom line. And maybe the most important soft skill of all is leadership ability. However, leadership is something many people don’t know how to effectively market…

The Dos and Don’ts of Crafting a Creative Résumé

by Marianne Stenger | May 11, 2017 Re-posted from Vault Although in most industries it’s safe to stick to a traditional résumé format, those in creative industries like graphic design, fashion, or film can benefit from using a more imaginative and non-traditional résumé. If you want to pull off a creative résumé successfully, here are…

5 Strategies to Ace the Job Search

by Isabel Sperry | February 21, 2017 Re-posted from Vault Looking for a new job can be daunting, and you may be unsure how to begin the process. So here are some concrete strategies you can take to become a more impressive candidate and improve your chances at landing a job. 1. Develop a running…