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Alumni

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.

3 Keys to Writing Cover Letters That Stand Out

It’s a myth that high quality job openings are few and far between thanks to Covid. The truth is, despite the economic uncertainty created by the pandemic, there are many great openings out there. And to get them—or, at least, …

By Natalie Fisher - 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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The Best Ways to Talk About Your COVID-19 Layoff in a Resume, Cover Letter, or Interview (With Examples!)

Job searching while you don’t currently have a job always comes with worries about how potential employers will look at this gap. Unfortunately, even though it’s unfair and irrational, there are some companies that may discriminate against unemployed people when …

By Heather Krasna - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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7 Questions You Should Definitely Ask When Interviewing for a Remote Job

If you’re interviewing for a remote job, digging into the culture of the company where you’re hoping to work should be a top priority. And understanding the remote work culture specifically is even more crucial. Why? As experts point out, …

By Julie Anne Russell - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Tips for a Job Application Refresh

Stuck at home due to the pandemic (or for any other reason)? Especially if you’re between jobs, this could be the perfect opportunity to hit reset and take a fresh approach to your job applications. If you’re looking to say …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - 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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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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