Jumpstart your job search with Career Development Guides and workshops on resume and cover letter writing, industry research, interviewing, networking, and salary negotiation. 

Review the following resources for useful tips about making the most of your time at Harris and your work experience to achieve your career goals.

Planning for the Next Step in Your Career

Exploring Career Paths and Expanding Your Network

Review employment resources by sector and by industry

Refining Your Resume and Strengthening Your Cover Letters

Navigating the Interview Process and Negotiating an Offer

Honing Your Skills with Career Development Workshops

A variety of workshops are hosted annually. For upcoming workshops, stay up to date with “Special Events” in HarrisLink. Past sessions have included:

  • Winning Resumes  Helps students develop professional, attractive, targeted, and strategic resumes.
  • Effective Cover Letters  Teaches the art of crafting effective cover letters that help students stand out in the marketplace.
  • Harrislink Overview and Refresher  Teaches students how to get the most from HarrisLink, our online jobs, internships, and employer information database.
  • Career Action Plan  Offers students support for charting their career paths and using CDO resources.
  • Internships 411  Provides strategies for identifying and obtaining appropriate and meaningful internships.
  • Professional Networking  Workshops and events throughout the year reinforce the importance of networking. From an interclass networking event during orientation to employer receptions, students receive tips and strategies to make the most of each opportunity.
  • Interviewing Skills  Interactive sessions help students work together to overcome challenges in focused workshops, including Case Interviewing.
  • Job Offer and Salary Negotiations  Gives students resources and tools to address common concerns and become successful negotiators.
  • Navigating Employment with an F-1 or J-1 Visa  Gives overview of the requirements and timelines for international students interested in working while in the United States.