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 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

Read More about Networking


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 in Blackboard for personalized feedback within 2 business days

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
  • Come by our drop-in hours to polish your draft
  • Submit your final draft in Blackboard for personalized feedback within 2 business days

Read more about Cover Letters


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

Read More about Interviewing