• a

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.

Job Search Checklist


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.

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 Brightspace 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


LinkedIn is an online platform built for both networking and searching for jobs. Setting up a profile is pretty easy and a great way to show employers your full self. 

Read more about LinkedIn

Graduate Student Resources

Whether you're planning to enter academia or an industry, we have support to help you along the way.

  • Plan your resume or CV
  • Create an online presence
  • Prepare for interviews and salary negotiation

Visit Graduate Student Resources Page

The University of Vermont Career Center Division of Student Affairs


Join an Interest Group

Connect to folks with shared interests in a vibrant social network.

Find your group

View more resources in Brightspace



the number of jobs posted in Handshake


Career Champions

Nominate someone who has gone above and beyond in encouraging UVM students' career readiness and success.