Best Practices // Career Coaching

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Major/Career Exploration

3 Books the Career Center Recommends

How to Decide which Major is Best for You

Why Employers Love Liberal Arts Graduates (SI News)


Networking from a Student’s Perspective

Tackling your Fear of Networking

10 LinkedIn Secrets to Get Discovered by Recruiters and Grow Your Network (FindSpark)

Resumes & Cover Letters

Writing the “Dreaded” Cover Letter

What Goes into Creating a Strong Resume?

The Importance of Transferable Skills

Why Not to Use “To Whom It May Concern” On Your Cover Letter

Resume & Cover Letter Tips from Real Recruiters (FindSpark)

5 Unexpected Things to Check Before Sending That Cover Letter (FindSpark)

What is the difference between a Resume and an Academic CV? (LiveCareer)


Internships — Why Should You Do One and Where Can You Find One?

Thoughts on Internships Impacted by COVID-19

Quick Look at an HR Internship

Job Search

Resources for the Job Search During COVID-19

Job Searching During a Pandemic

Job Hunting, Networking, & Work During COVID-19 (FindSpark Webinar)

What Does the Coronavirus Pandemic Mean for Your Job Search? (The Muse)

Job and Internship Searching – Now What? (external link)

Job Hunting Tips from Top Recruiters (FindSpark)

College, Job Hunt, and Career Resources for Students & Young Professionals During COVID-19 (FindSpark)


Preparing for an Interview

How to Answer the Dreaded “Tell Me About Yourself” Question (LinkedIn)

How to Make a Good Impression in a Virtual Job Interview (Handshake)

5 things hiring managers wish you’d do at an interview (CareerOneStop)

How to Dress for your Interview

Wellness & Remote Work

5 TED Talks That Will Help You Manage Anxiety and Build Resilience (Inc.)

Workplace Well-Being for One: 5 Tips for a Better Home Work-Space (The Rising Workplace)

Additional Topics

Pumping Up Your Virtual Presence

Free Online Courses to Expand Your Skill Set during COVID-19

11 Things You Can Do for Your Career Right Now

How you can help during the coronavirus outbreak (Washington Post)

Being Unapologetically You in the Work Place