How can the Alumni Association be helpful? Career assistance is often the first thing that comes to mind. Tap into our network of more than 137,000 alumni around the world. The Career Toolkit offers advice on making connections as well as a variety of job search topics.
Have advice to share? Contact us if you'd like to be a contributor to the Career Toolkit.
Preparing for your job search
Before applying for a job, think about what you have to offer and where you can add
the most value. Then, create cover letters and resumes that will stand out among the
Professional social networking
If leveraged properly, LinkedIn, B-connected, e-mail - and even Facebook and Twitter
- can help you connect with the right people, get a foot in the door for interviews,
and eventually land a job!
Have you developed and practiced your elevator speech? Do you know how to make a positive
impression? Nail the traditional one-on-one interview as well as the other situations
you could encounter.
Closing the deal
Congratulations - you had a great interview! The game's not over. Effective follow-up
reinforces the positive impression you made and helps get you hired.