Your job search doesn't have to be stressful.

From finding and applying to a position through interviewing and accepting an offer, the Career Center is here to help.

Finding Opportunities

Whether it's searching an online jobs board, attending an in-person networking event, or connecting with an internship or job shadowing host, there are many different ways for you to get connected to exciting job opportunities.

  • Use Handshake to discover opportunities tailored to your interests, location, and industry
  • Browse postings made by UVM alums in UVM Connect
  • International students: Be sure to understand your visa status as you pursue employment opportunities locally, nationally, or internationally

PDF icon Our Guide to Finding Opportunities (PDF)

Networking

Networking can help you stand out in a job search. Check out our tips for getting started.

  • Be prepared with your elevator pitch and up-to-date profiles on Handshake, UVM Connect, and LinkedIn
  • Get involved by volunteering, interning, or working in your field
  • Attend networking, recruiting, and other career interest group events where alums and employers are present

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Resumes

Your resume is a place to outline your relevant experiences, pique an employer's interest, and hopefully land an interview.

  • Get started by reviewing our guide to writing a resume
  • Bring your draft to a Resume Lab, hosted weekly in the Career Center
  • Submit your final draft for an Online Document Review in Handshake

Read more about Resumes

Cover Letters

Your cover letter is a place to tell your story, share details about your relevant experiences, and help an employer understand why you are a good fit for their position.

  • Consult our guide to writing cover letters to get started
  • Attend a Cover Letter Lab to polish your draft
  • Submit your final draft for an Online Document Review in Handshake

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Interviewing

Preparation is the key to a successful job interview.

  • Consult our guide to interviewing
  • Request a Mock Interview in Handshake or drop by the Career Center to practice answering questions in real time
  • Attend a networking event, resource fair, or Career Fair to put your skills to the test

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