Leverage our portfolio enhancement resources to build your personal brand and personal marketing communications. A well-crafted resume, cover letter, LinkedIn Profile, or other portfolio tools can mean the difference between landing a job interview or getting passed over.


Employer Contact Directory

Connect with employer contacts to explore organizations and strengthen your knowledge for interviews.

Explore the Employer Contact Directory

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Get Noticed Brochure

Get noticed by hiring managers and future employers. Our Get Noticed brochure will provide you with strategies to enhance your resume and cover letter and advance your candidacy for internship and full-time employment.

Review the Get Noticed Brochure

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Enhance your professional presence on LinkedIn using the 'Resource' feature on Interstride. Access a library full of videos and career content to holistically support you.

Explore the Interstride Resource feature

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Policy Labs

Collaborate with major client institutions in Chicago and beyond to drive real-world policy change through Harris Policy Labs.

Policy labs are for 2nd year students and are guided by a Harris faculty member and a professional advisor. Each Lab includes a weekly class session, client meetings, professional development, and a final presentation to the client.

Enhance your portfolio with Policy Labs

Resource Library

Find select videos + slide decks from previous Career Development trainings and presentations.

Explore past videos and slide decks

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Maximize the impact and effectiveness of your resume. VMOCK uses AI and text-based analysis to suggest edits to bullet points, formatting, and content.

Optimize your resume with VMOCK

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Writing Program

Because data doesn't speak for itself, the Harris Writing Program is here to help you find and communicate a story that matters. From one-on-one assistance, to writing workshops, and professional development opportunities, the Harris Writing program ensures students graduate with the skills needed to craft, revise, and publish useful and insightful policy writing based on rigorous data analysis.

Enhance your portfolio with the Harris Writing Program