Job Search

APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEMS (ATS)

Many positions require that you apply online through an Applicant Tracking System (ATS). Watch this video to learn what they are and what you need to know about them.

CONDUCTING A SAFE JOB SEARCH

New avenues of job searching have made job searching easier and accessible, but also more open to fraud. Watch this video to learn tips on staying safe during your job search.

REQUESTING PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES

Some positions require references who can speak to your professional abilities. Watch this video to find out when, who, and how you ask for an employment reference.

APPLICATIONS SENT BY EMAIL

Need to apply to a job or other opportunity by email? Watch this video to learn how to send your application by email.

JOB SEARCH CHECKLIST

Successful job searching requires organization of key documents! Find out what you will need when applying.

TYPES OF EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES

Wondering what temp agencies, third-party recruiters, and entry-level third-party recruiters are? Watch this video to learn about the different types of employment agencies.

THE HIDDEN JOB MARKET

80% of jobs are secured through the hidden job market. Find out what it is and how you can access it!

INTERNATIONAL JOB SEARCHING

Career Management: Identify and articulate one's skills, strengths, knowledge, and experiences relevant to the position desired and career goals, and identify areas necessary for professional growth. The individual is able to navigate and explore job options, understands and can take the steps necessary to pursue opportunities, and understands how to self-advocate for opportunities in the workplace.

Oral/Written Communications: Articulate thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively in written and oral forms to persons inside and outside of the organization. The individual has public speaking skills; is able to express ideas to others; and can write/edit memos, letters, and complex technical reports clearly and effectively.

Your job search does not have to be limited to Connecticut or even the United States. Maybe you imagine yourself working abroad. Watch this video to learn tips for navigating the world of international employment.

FINDING A FEDERAL JOB

Career Management: Identify and articulate one's skills, strengths, knowledge, and experiences relevant to the position desired and career goals, and identify areas necessary for professional growth. The individual is able to navigate and explore job options, understands and can take the steps necessary to pursue opportunities, and understands how to self-advocate for opportunities in the workplace.

The federal government has many job and internship opportunities for students in a wide range of majors and fields, but applying to a federal position can be time intensive and daunting. Watch this video to learn how find and apply for a federal government job or internship.

LEARNING ABOUT INDUSTRIES & PROFESSIONAL ON VAULT

Digital Technology: Leverage existing digital technologies ethically and efficiently to solve problems, complete tasks, and accomplish goals. The individual demonstrates effective adaptability to new and emerging technologies.

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SEARCHING FOR JOBS & INTERNSHIPS

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INTRODUCTION TO NON-PROFITS

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