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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.

5 Reasons You Should Write a Cover Letter—Even When the Job Description Says It’s Optional

We get it. Writing a cover letter for every application is hard. So when you come across the words “cover letter optional” on a job posting, you might feel a weight lift off of you. After all, your application just …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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7 Ways Job Searching Will Be Different in 2021 (and How You Can Adapt)

I know everyone is tired of hearing the words “unprecedented” and “2020” together. So I’m going to say that this last year was…extremely unordinary. And it’s probably safe to say that many of us are eager to put 2020 in …

By Jaclyn Westlake - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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7 Tips for Acing Virtual Interviews

With Covid-19 cases continuing to rise and most white-collar employees still working remotely, virtual interviews are still the norm—and will likely be so for the foreseeable future. This means that, to grow your career, you need to know how to nail …

By Sam Radbil - 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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Keeping the Kids Home? How to Balance Work and Play

Illustration by Marian Blair

Due to the novel coronavirus many schools are poised to remain closed throughout the winter, and parents are understandably struggling to reach a balance that works for themselves and their children. If you’re one of the

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Should You Go to Grad School? 5 Things to Consider in the COVID Era

During times of economic weakness or uncertainty, many graduate programs see their applications swell. There are already signs that the economic strain brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic will drive the same kind of increased interest in graduate school.

While …

By Patrick Mullane - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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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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