If you’re career-focused and determined to make the most of your professional life after graduation, you have probably already started to do research about internships, job interviews, resumes. Every Friday, the Student Life Blog aims to provide you with career support to help you get started on the right track. To make it easier for you, we’ve compiled a list of our must-read career support articles. Whether you are a student about to enter the workforce for the first time or a professional looking to change careers, these posts can help you on your path to mastering job hunting best-practices so you can break into your field of choice!
- How to Follow Up After a Job Interview. Following up a job interview with a strong post-interview strategy is a great way to help you stand out from other candidates. Here are a few things you should do after a job interview to stay fresh in employers' minds and show them that you're serious about your career!
- Making the Most of Your Internship. Internships provide a major opportunity for students looking to get a head start on breaking into their job field. Here are a few ways to make the most of your internship and come out of the experience with new skills, new contacts, and valuable work experience for your resume.
- Questions to Ask Before Accepting a Job Offer. Receiving a job offer is a major step on your road to starting a career you love. Before you accept a position, ask these questions to make sure that you understand exactly what is required of you in your new role.
- 5 Things Every Cover Letter Should Include. Cover letters are a great way to get ahead in the interview process before anyone even looks at your resume. Here are five things you should be sure to include in your cover letter to make a positive first impression.
- 5 Reasons College Students Need to be on LinkedIn. Building a career profile before you’ve even started your professional life may seem premature, but having an active LinkedIn profile can go a long way in helping you build your personal brand and market yourself to employers! Learn how in this Student Life Blog post.
Still think you can use some more guidance when it comes to your career? Stay tuned to the Student Life Blog every Friday for more career support, or check out Penn Foster’s Career Services for access to a variety of resources to help you plan your career.