Online Career Center
As a PNW student, you have exclusive access to curated presentations and interactive modules to best showcase skills you’ve developed in your coursework, jobs, internships and volunteer experiences. Enjoy these modules and complete them on your own time.
Some of our most popular modules include:
- Crafting your Resume and Cover Letter
- I’ve Landed the Interview, Now What?!
- Career Fair Prep
- Job/Internship Search Strategies
This website will help you connect majors to careers. Learn about typical career areas and types of employers that hire people with each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate. Continue your research through the websites provided.
Vault provides in-depth intelligence on what it’s really like to work within an industry, company, or profession—and how to position yourself to launch and build the career of your dreams. Offers rankings, reviews, advice, guides, and allows you to connect to employers.
Your resume will be scanned and most hiring managers or HR professionals may only look at your resume for 30-60 seconds. Therefore, you need to make sure that the most interesting and compelling information about your skills, qualifications and accomplishments are at the top of your resume, so they read this information about you FIRST. Use this Revised Resume Review Checklist to get started and The Online Career Center for more assistance.
- Objective: A brief statement concerning what you hope to achieve with this work experience.
- Education: Institution, Month & Year of Graduation, Degree you will receive with Minor area.
- Work Experience: Position, Organization, Month & year worked, work experience statements.
- Honors & Activities: List honors and organizations you have been involved with.
Serves as a brief introduction of yourself and your resume. Your goal is not to restate what your resume has to say but to instead offer a more personal view of yourself and highlight some of your key qualities or skills that make you perfect for the job. Your cover letter should be around three (3) paragraphs, each serving a purpose. Use The Online Career Center or Handshake Resources for more assistance.
The Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) provides information on what workers do; the work environment; education, training, and other qualifications; pay; the job outlook; information on state and area data; similar occupations; and sources of additional information, for 325 occupational profiles, covering about 4 out of 5 jobs in the economy.
The O*NET Program is the nation’s primary source of occupational information. Valid data are essential to understanding the rapidly changing nature of work and how it impacts the workforce and U.S. economy. From this information, applications are developed to facilitate the development and maintenance of a skilled workforce.
- Your source for employment information and inspiration
- The place to manage your career
- Your pathway to career success
- Tools to help job seekers, students, businesses and career professionals
- Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor
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The College Board is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization that connects students to college success and opportunity.
Next Level Jobs provides free training for Hoosiers and reimbursements for Indiana employers for training employees in high-demand fields.
Indiana Career Explorer will help you explore a world of career possibilities, make decisions about your future, and prepare for the next step in your education and career planning journey.
Looking for an internship? Your search stops here! Work&Learn Indiana allows you to search for internships in a variety of fields and industries throughout Indiana. Search for internships by region and type, post your resume and find your match — it’s that easy. And it’s FREE!