As you may know, CGU students are among the many who have been directly affected by the current challenges surrounding COVID-19. Our current cohorts who are graduating or nearing graduation are particularly impacted as some have seen job and internship offers rescinded or canceled over the past few weeks. The Career Development Office, in collaboration with the Office of Alumni Engagement, could use your help.
Self-Introspection: Discover your personal values and beliefs
Emotional Intelligence: Self-awareness and self-management
Assessments: Career values
Finding the Right Career (PDF): Finding the right career for you
Document Review | Showcase experiences and accomplishments
Resume: Display accomplishments and competencies using action verbs (PDF)
CV: Articulate your professional and academic achievements
Cover Letter (PDF): Describe why you are a great fit
Networking and Branding | Network, connect, build rapport
Employer Engagement | Building and maintain relationships
Mentor and Mentees: Establish a personal board of directors
Career Search Strategies and Techniques | Strategize your search
Successful Career Search (PDF): Keep an open mind
Career Search Organization: Create a system that works for you
10 Effective Career Search Strategies (PDF):
Interviewing | Articulate your accomplishments
Mock Interviews (PDF): Practice interviewing techniques, start with Big Interview
Informational Interviews (PDF): Connect with industries to gain wisdom and advice
Types of Interviewing (PDF): Learn and prepare for various types of interviews
Interview Preparation (PDF): Prepare, research, learn
Offer Negotiation and Financial Literacy | Understanding the details of an offer
Paid, professional projects
Project range from 5-40 hours of work
Can be completed remotely
An in person internship starting later in the summer and lasting for 5 rather than 10 weeks.
Mentor a student, or small group of students for a few months. Share with them career challenges you have faced. Help them brainstorm for ways to find opportunities, build their networks.
Conduct mock virtual interviews with students to help them prepare to excel in their interviews.
Be available for informational interviews for students who are exploring career options.
Volunteer as a panelist.
If interested contact the Career Development Office for more details firstname.lastname@example.org