Are you ready for your job search? College students should be thinking about summer intern jobs and College Seniors should be thinking about “life after graduation” (it is never too early) and what the job market might look like in May (or whenever your graduation may be). Last, but not least, there are all of you recent (and maybe even not so recent) College grads who have either lost their job or are looking for a job.
This several different resources for College students and recent grads with lots of leads for your job search:
- Wikijobs – Internships – Wikijobs has a very good article on Internships. This is definitely worth a read as the article describes the Internship process. There are also some useful links at the end of the article. Looking for some internships? Try this link ===>> Summer Internships
- Internships, Apprenticeships, & Volunteer Opportunities – One of the best job search resource sites on the Internet.
- 10 Simply Awesome College & University Career Service Blogs – As the title indicates, this site lists the top college career blogs. Too much information to cover here, but you should definitely look at the blogs as they offer some good information. Additionally, there are some good links on the right-hand side of the site.
Resumes – You should start building your resume, cover letters, interview skills and elevator speech now. Lots of links to help you on your way.
- Critical steps for building a resume in college and landing a job after graduation
- Top 5 Reasons You Should Build Your LinkedIn Profile While You Are In College
- Building Your Resume for Life After College
- VisualCV – VisualCV is a way to build your resume (your marketing tool for your job search) using online tools. It not only allows your to keep your resume current (since all viewers will see the same resume, no need to “resend” when there are changes), but it allows you to embed video, audio and work samples. Additionally, you can control who can see your “visual” resume. A very innovative way to approach your resume/CV and job search.
- College Grad and Entry Level Job Search Sites:
- How to Build Your Job Search Network – Linkedin is a great resource but does not really start to add value until you’ve added a fair number of contacts (and I’m not talking about your college drinking friends).