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Resources for Job Seekers

Here are some links to resources with advice to job seekers.

  • Job Search Advice for ESR Students & Alumni (Julie Dishman) PDF

  • Degrees for the Greater Good - How Training & Education Can Prepare You for Nonprofit Careers & Skills-Based Volunteerism. The desire to address challenging problems at local, state, national and international levels is felt by all ages and professions. From pursuing a nonprofit career to volunteering one’s professional skills, the ways to have an impact are as varied as the problems. Use this guide to find out how to combine a passion for making a difference while using one’s specialized career knowledge.

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  • Chronicle of Higher Education: Vitae - News & Advice for Higher Education Professionals

  • Job Hunter's Bible - Dick Bolles, author of What Color Is Your Parachute: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters & Career-Changers

  • Job Hero - JobHero is the web's most comprehensive resource to help you find outstanding resume samples for your job title. Whether you are crafting your first resume or updating on existing resume with your latest job, you'll find the most impactful language at JobHero.

  • Acing the Internship: Your Guide to Finding, Applying For and Making the Most Out of Internships - With the help of some leading experts, including career coaches, college counselors and entrepreneurs, GoodCall is breaking down the internship application process into a few easy steps – and providing helpful tips for how to make the most of your internship experience.

  • A Guide to Internships - These days, a good internship may be the deciding factor for employers looking to hire recent grads. Professional experience gained in an internship could mean the candidate is more likely to provide value from the start. Find out the ways an internship can boost a career or what type of internship is the right fit you.

  • Learn How to Become - Many people use “job” and “career” interchangeably. While true that each involves working and a wage, a career goes well beyond a paycheck. A career is commitment, a career is hard work, a career is passion. Are you ready to find yours?