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JobLink is the CCPD’s online recruiting & job posting system.



The calendar of events includes employer information sessions, interview dates and workshop information. In order to best prepare for these programs and show employers your interest, please RSVP for the events through JobLink.

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* The CCPD has created the Career Navigator Handout Series — a wide variety of career-related Tips & Techniques to help you every step of the way!

The right tools will help you land the job you want — start with Preparing Your Resume and then check out Writing a Winning Cover Letter.

If you're looking to find out more about a specific career or industry, consider talking to a professional already working in that field. Informational Interviewing can help you learn how to set up and prepare for just such an informational interview.

If you're just kicking off your job search, you'll find Conducting an Effective Job Search helpful. Need help getting ready to attends a Career Fair? Check out Navigating a Career Fair. If you're looking for a summer job, look at Seeking Summer Employment.

Use Researching Employers when you're ready to learn how to create a list of prospective employers. Employer Research 101 shows you how to work your list.

If you're preparing for an interview, take a look at How to Handle the Interview and Questions Asked By Employers for some handy tips. Going on a plant visit? Print off a copy of Plant Trips and On Site Interviews. Not sure how to dress for your interview? Let us help you with Dressing for the Workplace.

Once you receive a job offer, refer to Evaluating Employment Offers for some valuable guidelines to help you with this all-important decision. And remember, read the handout on Legal Advice on Employment Offers and/or seek legal counsel before signing any employement agreements.

Considering your after-graduation options? Our Graduate School: A Step-by-Step Approach may be just what you need!

Career Navigator Career Navigator Handout Series
* RESUMES & COVER LETTERS
Who AmI? (Resume Prep Worksheet)
Preparing Your Resume
Resume Worksheet
Sample Objectives
Action Verbs
Resumes for Graphic and Web Designers
Writing a Winning Cover Letter
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JOB SEARCH
FAQ’s About JobLink
Career & Professional Development Guide
Informational Interviewing
FAQ’s About Co-op
Conducting an Effective Job Search
Navigating a Career Fair
Researching Employers
Employer Research 101
Seeking Summer Employment
Don't Walk Without a Job!
INTERVIEWING
Principles for Professional Conduct
How to Handle the Interview
Questions Asked By Employers
How to Dress for Interview Success
On-Site and Second Interviews
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EVALUATING JOB OFFERS
Evaluating Employment Offers
Financial Aid Questions About Co-op
Legal Advice on Employment Offers
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GRAD SCHOOL
Graduate School: A Step-by-Step Approach
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WORKPLACE SUCCESS
Dressing for the Workplace
Networking Tips for Alumni
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