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JOB SEARCHING AND INTERVIEWING RESOURCES FOR RECENT GRADUATES

JOB SEARCHING TIPS

CAV Link Account
Find job listings targeted toward U.Va. students (including Federal Work-Study and On-Grounds student employment opportunities); On-Grounds Interviewing (OGI) information for students seeking summer internships and full-time employment; Job Search Agents to automate your job search and receive e-mails about new opportunities; and Resume, Cover Letter, and Transcript storage to assist with job applications.
>https://virginia-csm.symplicity.com/students/index.php

Government Jobs (USAJOBS)
Interested in working for the Governement? Click below to view the United States Office of Personnel Management official site for federal jobs and employment information.
>https://www.usajobs.gov/

LinkedIn
Connect and network with millions of the world's professionals to gain access to people, jobs, news, updates and insights.
>https://www.linkedin.com/

Monster College Website
Search for jobs, seek interview tips from experts, and share job-seeker resources.
>http://college.monster.com/

INTERVIEWING TIPS AND PREPARATION

Interviewing Resources/Tips

Informational Interviewing: The attached packet contains information about informational interviewing: interviewing for the purpose of gathering information in an industry or occupation you are interested in.
>PDF - Informational Interviewing

Interviewing Cheat Sheet: 100 resources and tips for interviewers and job candidates to remember before going into an interview.
>http://www.hrworld.com/features/interviewing-cheat-sheet-092507/

Job Interview Questions for Recent Grads: Sample interview questions that college seniors and recent graduates can expect in early rounds of the interviewing process.
>PDF - Interview Questions
 

Interview Preparation

Letters You'll Need to Write During Your Job Search: The attached packet contains information on how to write cover letters, thank you letters, and offers of acceptance as well as decline letters.
>PDF - Letters You'll Need to Write

Resume Templates: The below website links to a series of templates that you may explore or use to build the perfect job-hunting resume.
>http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/templates/results.aspx?qu=college+graduate+resume&av=TPL000

Resume Writing: The attached packet contains information about how to construct a resume from top to bottom, including what information you should include and omit.
>PDF - Resume Writing

Writing the Perfect Resume: The below website gives tips on how to write the ideal resume, elaborating on each section and the specifics to be included in each.
>http://www.gradspot.com/guides/writing-perfect-resume

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Candid Career
Read and review advice and experiences as told by Industry Professionals in their careers thus far. Explore different career fields and job descriptions.
>https://www.candidcareer.com/

My University Career Services Account
A secure website that offers specialized services to Univeristy of Virginia Students. They may access over 20 different subscripton career resources.
>https://www.career.virginia.edu/myUCS/login.php?path=/myUCS





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