5 Ways Your College Can Help You Find a Job

Published on July 23, 2014 by arothstein

Although learning new things is enjoyable, we probably wouldn’t spend so much time studying, doing homework, writing papers and attending classes if we didn’t think it would ultimately lead to a more rewarding future. Let’s face it, one of the main reasons people decide to go back to school is to get a better job.

In this guide, we’ll look at five ways your college’s career services department provides assistance during your job search, as well as a few tips in each area.

1.  Job Search ToolsEntertainment College

Upon request, your career services department may forward job leads your way based on your qualifications and skill level. You can be proactive in this process by looking up jobs yourself.

Here are a few websites to get you started:

2.  Resume Help

Get people to notice your resume by following these tips:

3.  References

There are three main types of references. It is best if you can have several references representing the different types:

Select people who honestly know you and will speak objectively. Examples of good references include your current supervisor, previous boss, a co-worker, an instructor or a program coordinator.

4.  Cover Letters

A cover letter should be sent with a resume whenever you apply for a job. It’s important to tailor each cover letter to match the description of the position you are applying for.

Here are some tips for writing cover letters:

5.  InterviewsEntertainment College

Here are some of the top reasons given by hiring managers and human resource personnel for not hiring an applicant:

Good luck on your job search!

Request more information or call 877-480-3335 and an admissions representative will be happy to speak with you.

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