Career Resources

As you consider your career goals, it is important to explore your career options and to gain experience so that you can make informed choices that will lead you to a satisfying career.

There are many ways to gain résumé-building experience, such as holding an internship, volunteering, becoming involved in a student organization or working at a part-time job. To help you prepare and achieve these goals, we have provided below are several resources to help you get started.

Cover letters

Resumes

Resume Keywords by Major:

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“Resume Writing Do’s and Don’ts”

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Curriculum Vitae (CV)

A curriculum vitae (CV) provides a summary of one’s experience and skills. Typically, CVs are longer than resumes – at least two to three pages. A CV will include information on one’s academic background, teaching experience, degrees, research, awards, publications, presentations, and other achievements.

CVs are used mostly in countries outside of the United States. In Europe, the Middle East, Africa, or Asia, employers may expect to receive a curriculum vitae. Within the United States, CVs are preferred in he following arenas: academic, scientific, research, teaching, medical and international applications.

Interviewing

Skype Interviewing

Interview Stream

Practice for your next interview in a virtual mock interview setting with InterviewStream. InterviewStream allows you to record yourself answering common interview questions using your computer’s webcam.Then, watch your recording and receive feedback on what you did well and where you could use more practice.

*NOTE: You will need a webcam and a computer microphone to record your practice session. You can access InterviewStream on other devices by downloading the InterviewStream Go! app.

Professional References

Thank you Letters

Professional Resignation Letters

Networking

LinkedIn Materials

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Business Etiquette

Career Fairs

Preparatory steps for attending a career fair:

  1. RSVP to attend career fairs sponsored by the Career Center
    1. Login to Warrior Jobs using your Indiana Tech email and password
    2. Click on Events
    3. Click on Career Fairs
    4. Select the career fair you are interested in attending
    5. RSVP by submitting your resume – for help with your resume, schedule an appointment with a Career Coach
  2. View the list of companies attending. Do your research – know who they are and what positions they have available
  3. Develop questions to ask employers
  4. Create and practice your elevator pitch
  5. Select your wardrobe in advance
  6. Make additional copies of your resume to bring to the career fair
  7. Follow up with an email or a thank you letter – Ask for business cards to assist you with the correct spelling of employers’ names

Additional Resources:

Career Development

Financial Literacy

Graduate School

Internships

Materials for LGBT in the Workplace

Professional Dress

Información para Redactar Documentos Profesionales en Español

Policy Statements