Learn how to write a resume that will make it easy for employers to see why they should hire you. We'll discuss how to organize and highlight your relevant education, experience and skills.
Introduction to Careers4Engineers and career services resources, tailored for international students. Tips for finding internships, part time campus jobs and for building a professional network in the U.S. Review terminology for the U.S. workplace and the process for activating and using our jobs database, Careers4Engineers. Discuss cultural norms of the U.S. work world, learn where and when you can work and how to stand out in your job search.
Bring your resume and your laptop. Get started creating a LinkedIn profile, with the help of a peer advisor.
When should you start thinking about internships and co-ops? What's the difference? How can you get started with our jobs database, Careers4Engineers. Learn from a peer advisor about resume-building activities and networking opportunities.
When applying for graduate school or summer research experiences, you may need to submit a statement of purpose. Learn how to write a cohesive, engaging personal statement.
How can you prepare to impress in your next interview? We will discuss what to wear, what to bring, and how to practice what (not) to say.
What do employers expect from you at a job fair? We discuss how to prepare for a career fair, what to wear and what to bring. Learn and practice how to approach and engage employers to have the best chance of moving forward in the interview process. This workshop is offered multiple times in the weeks before campus career fairs.
Be ready when you receive your first job offer! We'll discuss salary research and negotiation, evaluating multiple job offer, and asking for more time to make a decision.
When should you include a cover letter with your application? How can you write letters that show employers you are a great candidate?
For Ph.D. students: What is the difference between a CV and a resume in the job search? What does each include, depending on whether the audience is academia or industry?