Confused about how to get started with your job search? Worried about not having enough time to juggle the search with all your other commitments? The Arts and Sciences Career Services Office offers a variety of resources to assist you!
Submitting a well-polished resume as part of your job application materials is critical, as this is often an employer's first step in determining if they want to invite you to interview with them. Learn more at the link above about how you can obtain a free resume review to receive valuable feedback about the effectiveness of your document and strategies for improving it.
The guides found in General Job Search Strategies cover topics such as how to obtain letters of reference or recommedation, build your professional online presence, and maximize your effectiveness at a career fair. Additional resources housed here include job searching tools such as OhioMeansJobs.com, FutureLink, and other sites recommended by the career services staff for learning about internship and employment opportunities.
Career Counseling and Support Services provides job search advising services to Arts and Sciences undergraduate seniors and recent bachelor's degree recipients seeking to maximize their effectiveness and efficiency in the job search. Consultations are offered by appointment and can be requested by calling 614-688-3898.
Interested in finding work or teaching English abroad? Searching for work in specific industries such as sports or human services? Are you an international student seeking to work in the United States? Check out Targeted Job Search Strategies for information about these topics and other unique employment search situations.
How do I write a cover letter? What is an appropriate, professional way to follow up with an employer? These questions and more are answered in Communicating with Employers.
The interview: probably the MOST nerve-wracking part of job searching. The guides and tips found in this section cover everything from appropriate interview attire to commonly asked questions and how to prepare for them.
Learn how to get started with networking and conduct effective informational interviews. After all, a large number of positions never make it to job posting boards and knowing someone in your field can go a long way toward helping you land a position.