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by Hillary Mantis
Whether you are attractive for a summer job or a job for afterwards graduation, a new year brings an befalling to try new ideas. Now that finals are a abroad memory, it’s time to refocus your job search.
Fortunately, there’s a chargeless and calmly attainable ability that you may not accept taken abounding advantage of to advice you — your campus career casework office. In my acquaintance these offices are staffed by abreast and committed bodies who can advice you. They may not be acknowledged recruiters who can absolutely abode you, but nonetheless they action amazing assets which may actual able-bodied acreage you a job in the end. Here are means they can advice you get your job chase off the arena this year:
– Perfecting your resume and awning letter: It’s about absurd to absolute your own resume after addition set of eyes account it over. Because you apperceive your own activity so well, it’s ironically adamantine sometimes to call it. Likewise, it can be absolutely awkward to abbreviate your absolute assignment history into three paragraphs for a awning letter. But best administration still appetite to see a able-bodied accounting awning letter.
– Bounce on-campus interviews: Everyone seems to be focused on the abatement account division aback the Big Law firms arise on campus. But at abounding schools, there is a active bounce application division as well, about absorption added on baby firms and government agencies. Check it out.
– Mock interviews: Do you get afraid afore interviews? Best campus career centers are blessed to go through a convenance balloon run with you afore the big day. They can sometimes additionally accommodate you a quiet amplitude if you accept a skype or buzz account advancing up, that you don’t appetite to do from your abode room.
– Alumni career panels: Guess who is added acceptable to appoint you? Alumni of your alma mater. They about advance to arise aback to campus to allege on career panels. Introduce yourself at the alpha or end of the program, again attending them up on LinkedIn if you appetite to arrangement with them.
– Coach programs: Alumni additionally participate in coach programs, breadth they accede that acceptance can acquaintance them for networking or job shadowing. Best of the assignment has been done for you already by the career appointment that runs the program. You aloof accept to acquisition an alum in your targeted convenance breadth and ability out to them.
– Job listings: Your academy will accept its actual own database of job listings, with part-time, full-time and summer jobs, as able-bodied as listings for alumni. About I’ve apparent jobs on these databases that don’t arise anywhere else. You can about set it up so it will email you job listings in targeted fields. It’s free-sign up for it!
– Career fairs: Some schools authority all-embracing career fairs with administration abandonment throughout the day. Although they may not be administering academic interviews, accordingly candidates do accomplish access through these events. Try to go aboriginal afore it gets crowded.
– Off-campus career events: Whether it’s a meet-and-greet accident at a law close or a accessible absorption job fair, best schools acquaint a array of off campus contest that acceptance are acceptable to appear — about for free.
– LinkedIn profiles: If you are not already on LinkedIn, it’s a acceptable abstraction to join. Some career casework offices action chargeless photo sessions to advice you get a able photo to use with your profile. LinkedIn can be a abundant way to alpha to affix with alums and others in your targeted field.
January is commonly one of the better months of the year for hiring, so aces some new job chase strategies and accord them a try.
Hillary Mantis consults with law students, pre-law acceptance and lawyers. She is administrator of the pre-law affairs at Fordham University, and columnist of “Alternative Careers for Lawyers.” You can ability her at Media