Job & Internship Seeking

Job & Internship Seeking Resources

Job & Internship Search Strategies & Checklist

The search strategies outlined in this resource are common and useful strategies to implement during a job or internship search. Using multiple strategies will increase your chances of securing an interview and utilizing the checklist can help you stay organized in the job/internship search process. Keep track of your search by using the job and internship search tracking tool.

Handshake 

Handshake is a hub of career information, job/internship postings, events and much more Employers can find your profile if you allow them to through your preferences.  You can complete your profile sections manually or upload your resume. If you upload your resume, the system can populate content using your document. Logito your account to access thousands of jobs/internships, receive custom recommendationsconnect with your peersbrowse an employer databaseor make an appointment with Career Advisors.  

LinkedIn

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network – through LinkedIn in you can develop professional relationships, share experiences, learn skills, and find internships and jobs through the jobs feature. Make sure your LinkedIn Profile is up to date and aligned with your resume. Use the networking guide for help jump starting your networking process.  

Make an Appointment

Career Advisors are also available by appointment to assist in your Job or Internship Search. Make an appointment on Handshake to connect with your Career Advisor to gain more insight into the process! 

Additional Search Sites

While it is extremely important to use multiple search strategies, including networking and direct outreach, there are a variety of sites that allow you to search for job and internship postings.  Company websites themselves can be a valuable resource, aggregate job boards allow you to search ads across the web, while niche job boards will yield field-specific opportunities.  Schedule an appointment with a career advisor for assistance with your search process and strategy.  Additional sites that may be useful depending on your interests, include associations, Google <blank> jobs,  Indeed.comInternships.com , Idealist.org, and USAJobs 

 

The Roger Connection

The Roger Connection is an online community for mentorship, networking and professional opportunities designed exclusively for the RWU community.  Whether you are seeking to connect with fellow Hawks in your field of choice, hoping to find a mentor, or reaching out for career advice, The Roger Connection can help. NEW this semester, you can also view available opportunities posted by alumni on the Alumni Opportunities Board.

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 …

BuzzFile

BuzzFile is the most advanced company information database with advanced search and productivity tools that enable users to locate the …

Networking Guide

View this resource for tips and guidance on networking and building connections!

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