Investigating careers is a vital piece of career planning. For more assistance with these methods and resources contact the Career Center at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Career Exploration Review information and websites to help you explore the best major and career possibilities. Informational Interviews One of the best ways to find out about a career is to interview someone who works in the field. Gear questions toward filling in gaps in your understanding and clarifying the perceptions you already have about the career. ShadowingShadowing allows you to observe the position and the work site firsthand. This practice will give you a good taste of what it will be like to hold a job in a particular field.
Occupational Outlook Handbook The Occupational Outlook Handbook is designed to provide valuable information you in the career decision making process.
InternshipsInternships will provide valuable experience and give substance to your resume, making you a more viable candidate for your new career. Learn about available internships through ODU JobLine.Part-time Jobs Part-time jobs are a great way to gain transferable skills and experience in your area of interest. Learn about available part-time positions through ODU JobLine.
Campus InvolvementBy getting involved on campus, Ohio Dominican students have the opportunity to develop their leadership skills, interact with their classmates, and play an active role in the community. Campus involvement also demonstrates to employers your initiative to be involved in areas that enhance your skills. Learn about the student activities and organizations available on campus.
VolunteeringEmployers value volunteer experience. It is a great way to showcase leadership skills, awards and notable responsibilities. Learn about area volunteer experience opportunities.
Study/Work Abroad Study abroad gives you the opportunity to gain personal growth and exploration as well as the opportunity to build valuable skills and help make you competitive with top candidates.
Job Search Guidebook Our online Job Search Guidebook will give you a thorough overview of how to write effective resumes and cover letters, how to handle yourself in an interview, and provide you with job search strategies.
Student Experience Workbook The purpose of this workbook is to help you turn your overall experience into relevant resume material. Stop by the Career Development Center for a copy today!
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