Jobs & Internships

Our most frequently asked question is, “How do I find a job?” The answer is the same for everyone whether looking for on-campus jobs, internships, summer, part-time or full-time jobs.

Job Search Process

Before you start, be sure to check out the Job Search Strategies Video below and our comprehensive “Must-Do” Job Search Checklist.

Every job search process contains three steps: self assessment, exploration, and a focused search. During different times in your life, these steps may take on different forms and importance. This model and our resources are designed to help you determine and meet your career goals throughout your life. Here are our resources to guide you through each stage.

Self- Assessment in an essential first step of the job search process that involves the identification of your unique skills, values, experiences, needs and goals.

  • What distinguishes you?
  • How can you sell these traits to employers?

Our workshop, Big Life Plan, is designed to help students identify what they love to do, what they are good at, how to articulate these things, and how they can apply to the world. Personal and Career Inventories are also a good tool for determining your skills and strengths. 

Learn about all your career possibilities by utilizing:

This is the stage that people quickly jump to in the job search process. To be successful you must have knowledge about how you fit into the job market first! After completing the initial steps, you can begin your job search by regularly checking job boards and reaching out to your network. (Hint: keep a record of your search terms, favorite jobs, and key contacts)