Career Insider

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Career Insider

Welcome to your customized Career Insider newsletter from the Office of Alumni & Career Services. What exactly does this mean? You will start recieving emails from us that are especially unique to YOU.

Hit the subscribe button and choose the career topics that you care about, obtain them on your schedule, and in a format you prefer - all so you can save time and continue to stay connected to what matters most! 

 


Candid Career Portal

Watch 1,000's of video interviews and explore the real world

At University Career Services, we believe the best way to learn about the work world is through the experience of others. We've partnered with Candid Career, a premier provider of thousands of informational video interviews featuring industry professionals through an easy to use website. Candid Career is dedicated to providing the inside scoop on careers as well as advice that will give you an edge in your job search. Find your passion and land your dream job today!


LinkedIn Student Resource Portal

Visit Linkedin's website for students and start your "business of one"

Linkedin is the world's best website for building connections and strengthening your network. The company has built a website just for students to get valuable insights into building a profile and searching for jobs and internships. This is a great place to start for any student that is looking to begin their professional journey and start a "business of one" on Linkedin. Of course, we encourage all students to visit University Career Services for additional help on all things Linkedin.

Discover your earning potential with LinkedIn Salary.  Explore salaries by job title and location.  See how years of experience, industry, location, and more can impact your salary. 


Longwood Network

Find alumni that have volunteered to help students

Your looking to make connections and build your network. Hundreds of Longwood alumni have volunteered to help and are waiting for students to ask for advice. The Longwood Network is a web portal where students can find alumni and friends of Longwood that would love to chat by phone or over coffee for an informational interview. If you aren't sure about what an informational interview is or how to approach an alum for help, please make an appointment with University Career Services. For best results, use your Linkedin profile to create an account.


Occupational Outlook Handbook

Explore your career options

Occupational Outlook Handbook

The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a publication from the Bureau of Labor Statistics that can help you find career information on duties, education, training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of jobs. 


Resume & Cover Letter Tips

Create connection-ready documents today!

Resume & Cover Letter Tips

Looking to create or update your resume and cover letter? Use our examples as a guide and once you're ready stop by or email University Career Services to have your documents reviewed by a Career Coach.