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Welcome Hawks!

The Center for Career & Professional Development is available to help you whether you are researching job opportunities, considering a change in careers, hope to hire a Hawk or become a mentor. See below for featured resources  along with more information about our online networking platform, The Roger Connection, where Alumni, Students, Faculty & Staff can connect and collaborate through mentorship, externships, engagement opportunities and more! Visit The Roger Connection link at the top of the page to be part of this online community.

Hawks Hired! Marissa Kottage ’20

In May of 2020, Marissa graduated summa cum laude from Roger Williams University with a double major in Psychology and Criminal Justice and a minor in Spanish. The knowledge she gained through experiences and coursework has helped crystallize her goal …

By Mary Santoro (She/Hers/Her)
Mary Santoro (She/Hers/Her) Career Advisor Mary Santoro (She/Hers/Her)
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4 Interview Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making

Not getting the job offer after an interview is something we’ve all likely experienced. And often, we falsely believe we didn’t get the offer because the employer didn’t think we were qualified. However, the fact that we were selected to interview is …

By Natasha Shetty - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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What Size Company Is Right for You? Here’s What I’ve Learned Going From Startups to a Fortune 500 Company

Last year, after a decade of working at small startups, I set my sights on larger, established companies: Series Bs, recent IPOs, and the Fortune 500. Recently married, in my mid-30s, and staring down a global pandemic, I was looking …

By Neal Shyam - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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How to Ask for a Raise or Negotiate Your Salary

Whether you’re negotiating your incoming salary for a new job or asking for a raise in your current position, here are some points you’ll want to address in order to have a professional conversation regarding your salary.

1. Know the …

By Jeriann Watkins Ireland - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Resume Best Practices (According to 97 Certified Professional Resume Writers)

We’ve all been there:

Scratching our heads about what is ultimately essential to add to a resume to make it stand out.

Should you include hobbies? References? How about self-grading your skills, which so many resume builders now let you …

By Max Woolf - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Sample Job & Internship Search Tracking Spreadsheet

Use the resource below to track your efforts in your job & internship search or build your own using the …

Elements Of A Professional Brand

Ensure you are putting your best self out there! Use this resource as a guide to manage your personal brand …

My Next Move

My Next Move is an interactive tool for students to learn more about career options, including tasks, skills, salary information …

Handshake

Explore a variety of jobs and internships on Handshake!

LinkedIn Profile and Tips

Since its creation in May 2003, LinkedIn has changed the shape of recruiting. According to a 2015 study, 95% of …

MindSumo

MindSumo helps students earn money, experience, and potential job opportunities by participating in online crowdsourcing projects called “Challenges.” These challenges …

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