Career Resources

Your Career Starts Here

Welcome to your Career Resources site, provided to all United States University students and alumni at no cost with career information, tips, and tools to guide your career exploration and job search.

Students and alumni will find answers to frequent questions like:

  • How can I find a job that will utilize my skills and education?
  • How do I “take charge” of my career?
  • How can I update and improve my resume?
  • How do I prepare for interviews?
  • How do I change careers?
  • How do I find answers to my career-related questions?

CREATING YOUR CAREER PATH

Managing your career takes time and careful planning, and your plan should include assessments, majors, career information, resume and cover letters, job search, and interviews. Creating Your Career Path will help you create your career plan.

WRITING A RESUME THAT SELLS…YOU!

Your resume is a marketing tool written to tell potential employers about your skills, education, work experience. In this section, you will learn how to retool your resume to attract recruiters and hiring managers.

PERSONAL BRANDING

In today’s competitive marketplace, you need to find a way to stand out. A personal brand enables you to communicate your:

  • Skills and experiences
  • Value and values
  • Personality and character

LEVERAGING SOCIAL MEDIA

The job search has moved online, and you need to know how to use resources like LinkedIn to attract potential employers and network with people who may be able to help you find your next position. In these two sections, you will learn how to do both.

IMPROVING YOUR INTERVIEWING SKILLS

Your interviewing skills are a crucial part of the hiring process. Identifying interviewing strategies specific to your skills, personality, and career goals will allow you to take a more active role in interviews and increase confidence.

CAREER SITES TO EXPLORE

With so many companies marketing career insights, how can you find the resources specific to you and your goals? This section will help you decide which sites to explore and which to ignore.

ANSWERS TO COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS

We are building this section just for you! Send your career questions to studentservices@usuniversity.edu