Job Search Preparation
Tips and tools for CV's, resumes, cover letters, and preparing for interviews
Vitae or Resume?
Both are important documents. Determine which document is appropriate for your personal goals. >>MORE
A cover letter is a marketing tool used to create interest. The goal is to prompt the reader to look at the accompanying CV or resume and ultimately interview you. The cover letter enables you to highlight and explain in more detail aspects of your background that are especially relevant to the organization you are contacting and/or to the position you seek. >>MORE
The interview is your opportunity to demonstrate to the employer that you have the skills and qualities to be a successful addition to their team. While the complexities of interviews vary between different industries, the basic concepts remain the same: you must understand the position/employer for which you are interviewing, you must relate your skills and qualities to the employer's needs, and you must make a positive impression. >>MORE
The Career Development Center offers a Mock Interview Program that enables you to practice your skills and receive feedback on your answers. >>MORE
CDC offers programs throughout the semester to which graduate students are invited.
In cooperation with the Graduate School and the Graduate Community of Scholars, CDC also offers programs to address the needs of graduate students.
See the calendar of upcoming programs.