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University College & Graduate Students

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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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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How an Internship Shapes your Career

Students are often reluctant to intern because they worry their internship will only consist of uninspiring tasks for little or no money. The truth is, although not all internships pay in cash, they do pay in other ways. An internship …

By GEP - 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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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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How to Balance Postgraduate Studies and Full-Time Work

Balancing full-time work with any other level of responsibility is difficult enough on its own. Completing full-time work with postgraduate studies is a whole different ball game. A postgraduate degree or diploma is an advanced level of study that builds …

By Richard Conn - 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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