Job Search Checklist
A successful job search will require your commitment to careful planning, preparation,
____ Identify personal strengths, skills, interests, and values. You will communicate
these through your cover letter, resume, and interviews.
____ Start a job search notebook to track employer correspondence and activity.
____ Activate your Moc Links account to search for full-time positions through University
›Step Two: Complete your personal profile.
›Step Three: Upload your resume and publish it in the web resume book.
____ Search for opportunities to apply for on-campus interviews. Follow procedures
and watch for upcoming deadlines. Schedules are updated frequently. Be prepared for
employers who contact you directly as a result of searching the resume database and
finding your resume.
____ Search for opportunities to apply for positions directly.
____ Create a list of three professional references. Make this available to employers,
____ Obtain copies of your academic transcripts. Make this available to employers,
____ Prepare a portfolio or work samples (if appropriate for your field).
____ Identify and attend Career & Student Employment Center workshops, designed to
prepare you for the search.
____ Prepare for interviews. Practice! Sign-up for a Mock Interview.
____ Research industries, employers, and locations before making contact.
____ Network whenever possible! This is how 75% of most people find a job! Take advantage
of every opportunity to meet employers.