Career Preparation

Once you have a vision of where you want to go, it’s time to start packing the essential supplies. This includes your resume, cover letter, and interview preparation. Many people make the mistake of thinking they can grab a template and plug in their experiences. Take your career preparation a step further by reviewing these articles to achieve the polish that gets you in the door.

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A case interview is a job interview technique used predominantly by management consulting firms but is growing in popularity among investment banks and tech companies. These ‘story-like’ questions (case studies/story problems) reveal creative and analytical problem-solving capabilities while under pressure.
Case Interviews

Case Interviews

A case interview is a job interview technique used predominantly by management consulting firms but is growing in popularity among investment banks and tech companies. These ‘story-like’ questions (case studies/story problems) reveal creative and analytical problem-solving capabilities while under pressure.

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A cover letter is a powerful way to demonstrate your written communication skills, and showcase information you could not explain in your resume. Though not all employers require cover letters, many still consider it essential to filter potential candidates. A customized cover letter could be the key to getting an interview.
Creating a Cover Letter

Creating a Cover Letter

A cover letter is a powerful way to demonstrate your written communication skills, and showcase information you could not explain in your resume. Though not all employers require cover letters, many still consider it essential to filter potential candidates. A customized cover letter could be the key to getting an interview.

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A resume/CV is a documented marketing tool used to demonstrate the skills and the value you bring to a company. It is crucial to effectively articulate and customize your appropriate skills to the job position. Look at the sample resumes to create a template for your own resume.
Creating a Resume

Creating a Resume

A resume/CV is a documented marketing tool used to demonstrate the skills and the value you bring to a company. It is crucial to effectively articulate and customize your appropriate skills to the job position. Look at the sample resumes to create a template for your own resume.

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There are different types of interviews, and every interview will be unique to the company giving it. Being prepared for a job interview can be stressful. From analyzing STAR situations to common interview questions, we will give you tips on what to do before, during, and after an interview.
Interview Advice

Interview Advice

There are different types of interviews, and every interview will be unique to the company giving it. Being prepared for a job interview can be stressful. From analyzing STAR situations to common interview questions, we will give you tips on what to do before, during, and after an interview.

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Most employers require a list of references as part of their job application or hiring process. We will walk you through the process of building your list of professional contacts, reaching out to them, and creating a document to submit to potential employers.
References

References

Most employers require a list of references as part of their job application or hiring process. We will walk you through the process of building your list of professional contacts, reaching out to them, and creating a document to submit to potential employers.

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The S.T.A.R. (situation, task, action, result) response method is a popular and successful way to answer questions in an interview when asked about your personal experience. Most employers seek specific behaviors in the candidates they interview, and following STAR, you will clearly communicate your own behavior.
STAR Response Method

STAR Response Method

The S.T.A.R. (situation, task, action, result) response method is a popular and successful way to answer questions in an interview when asked about your personal experience. Most employers seek specific behaviors in the candidates they interview, and following STAR, you will clearly communicate your own behavior.

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We have 3 samples of a cover letter to provide you with examples of what industry leaders are expecting from applicants. Seeing a sample cover letter will guide your efforts when creating your own. Cover letters and resumes are generally sent together.
Sample Cover Letters

Sample Cover Letters

We have 3 samples of a cover letter to provide you with examples of what industry leaders are expecting from applicants. Seeing a sample cover letter will guide your efforts when creating your own. Cover letters and resumes are generally sent together.

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Though every interview will be different, it is wise to have responses and answers ready for a variety of possible questions. We have provided some generic, yet plausible, questions you could be asked. These are Behavior Interview questions, in which a STAR response would need to be prepared and practiced.
Sample Interview Questions

Sample Interview Questions

Though every interview will be different, it is wise to have responses and answers ready for a variety of possible questions. We have provided some generic, yet plausible, questions you could be asked. These are Behavior Interview questions, in which a STAR response would need to be prepared and practiced.

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We have samples of 12 resumes/CVs (curriculum vitae) across multiple majors to give you a visual illustration of what industry leaders are expecting from applicants. Seeing an example of a resume will guide your own efforts in creating your own.
Sample Resumes

Sample Resumes

We have samples of 12 resumes/CVs (curriculum vitae) across multiple majors to give you a visual illustration of what industry leaders are expecting from applicants. Seeing an example of a resume will guide your own efforts in creating your own.

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Resumes/CVs (curriculum vitae) have defined areas of content, such as contact, education, experience, and so forth. Each will be formatted according to the organization or job you are applying for. We have an overview of each section for your information as you create your own resume.
Sections of a Resume

Sections of a Resume

Resumes/CVs (curriculum vitae) have defined areas of content, such as contact, education, experience, and so forth. Each will be formatted according to the organization or job you are applying for. We have an overview of each section for your information as you create your own resume.

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The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) has gathered the top competencies that employers want to see in their employees. The Career Readiness Opportunity is a systematic way for you to develop and articulate these skills so you can successfully transition to the workplace.
Skills Employers Want: Career Readiness Opportunities

Skills Employers Want: Career Readiness Opportunities

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) has gathered the top competencies that employers want to see in their employees. The Career Readiness Opportunity is a systematic way for you to develop and articulate these skills so you can successfully transition to the workplace.

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While virtual interviewing was used prior to Covid-19, this form of interviewing has and will continue to be the norm for entry-level interviews. Interviews could take place on direct communication platforms such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams or pre-recorded/asynchronous platforms such as HireVue. Many large firms use these platforms in their first-round screening process. We have provide
Virtual Interviewing

Virtual Interviewing

While virtual interviewing was used prior to Covid-19, this form of interviewing has and will continue to be the norm for entry-level interviews. Interviews could take place on direct communication platforms such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams or pre-recorded/asynchronous platforms such as HireVue. Many large firms use these platforms in their first-round screening process. We have provide