Career Tools, Tips & Resources

See below for sample resumes, cover letters and tips on interviewing, LinkedIn and many other career related topics. Coming Soon!: New, Updated Resources.

Personal Profile

Cover Letter

Writing Your Résumé

Thank You and Follow Up Notes

Sample Follow Up Note

Interviewing Tips

Salary Negotiation Tips

Networking and Information Meeting Tips

The Ultimate LinkedIn Guide

Professional Attire

Writing an Effective Federal Resume

Career Tools

Tips & Resources for Diverse Populations – includes a variety of resources for diverse populations including those who identify as women, persons of color, underrepresented populations, LGBTQ+ and persons with disabilities.

Versatile PhD – a digital platform designed to help you learn more about the career opportunities that exist outside the tenure track. This tool demystifies non-academic professions, making it easier to explore a wide range of career paths.

GoingGlobaloffers endless information about academics, internships, jobs, and employers in countries all over the world and is available through Handshake.

Vault Industry Guides – learn about career fields and prepare for your job and internship search. Vault has articles, tips, and videos—not to mention hundreds of job and internship opportunities.

InterviewStream: Mock Interviewallows you to rehearse questions online and further develop strong interview skills. You can select from thousands of sample interview questions and review your performance online individually, or with your Career Advisor.

LinkedIn Learning – search for training modules on topics and skills you want to learn or improve.