Applying For Jobs Is Now As Easy As Sending A Tweet

By now, we hope you know the importance of having a LinkedIn profile, how to make yourself stand out, and how to choose a strong profile picture. And if you're not already sold on the importance of having one, we have a blog coming soon on a Purdue student who recently landed her dream internship at … Continue reading Applying For Jobs Is Now As Easy As Sending A Tweet

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5 Internship/ Job Search Resources

Here are a few internship resources to help you find and apply to internships, co-ops and full-time positions! Where to Start   Login to myCCO myCCOmyCCO is Purdue University’s job search tool. Using myCCO, students can search and apply for internship, part-time, or full-time opportunities. First-time users → Purdue Career WikiKey features include: career guides, … Continue reading 5 Internship/ Job Search Resources

How to Set Up Your Job Search Plan

Initial Steps Identify your target job description What kinds of tasks (coding, writing, designing) could you see yourself enjoying? What kind of skills (web-design, C++, Java, visual communication) do you want to apply? Identify your target industries (e.g. Medical, Manufacturing, Software, Marketing, Fashion, Retail, Oil and Gas) Create a list of companies that you would like to … Continue reading How to Set Up Your Job Search Plan

Top 10 Job Search Strategies

1. Know Yourself Identify your interests, skills and values. Be prepared to communicate your skills and accomplishments to potential employers verbally and in writing through your personalized elevator pitch. How to Create an Elevator Pitch   2. Create an Action Plan Create a list of target companies that match your interests, skills, and values. Research … Continue reading Top 10 Job Search Strategies