Find and Apply for Opportunities

When you are ready to actively find and apply for opportunities this is the step for you! If you are still exploring career options and not ready to actively apply, spend time in Clarify What You Want and Talk to People. If you are looking to find efficiencies in an otherwise inefficient process, spend time in Set up your Search. But, if you are ready to execute your search, you’re in the right place.

There are three tasks in finding and applying for opportunities. Each has an explanation and steps in the sections below.

Conduct targeted outreach Submit online applications Use additional methods

LinkedIn: Profile Checklist & Hacks

As you finish out the semester, the winter break is a good time to give your LinkedIn profile and strategy a reset and a refresh. Use the checklist below to refresh your profile and the hacks to continue using LinkedIn …

By Erin Carlini (she/her)
Erin Carlini (she/her) Assistant Director, Engineering Master's Career Services & Professional Development Erin Carlini (she/her)
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Mid-Semester Slump? Here are some articles for focus, motivation, and balance.

It’s a common time of year for students to wish they were making different progress on their search than happens day-to-day. Whether it’s the press of assignments leaving you with little time, not getting the interviews you wanted from fall …

By Cameo Hartz
Cameo Hartz Assistant Director, Engineering Master's Career Services & Professional Development Cameo Hartz
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Troubleshoot Your Search With These Helpful Tips

This article allows you to quickly match a solution to whatever problem you might have in your search process. Save this one away to use throughout your search!

https://resumeworded.com/blog/why-you-cant-get-a-job/

By Cameo Hartz
Cameo Hartz Assistant Director, Engineering Master's Career Services & Professional Development Cameo Hartz
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The 2-Hour Job Search Workshop – Recording Available

Missed the session from last week? Watch the recording to learn from Steve Dalton, Fuqua career coach and author of The 2-Hour Job Search and Job Closer, as he offers an exact process for effectively turning strangers into advocates, leading …

By Erin Carlini (she/her)
Erin Carlini (she/her) Assistant Director, Engineering Master's Career Services & Professional Development Erin Carlini (she/her)
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The Nuts and Bolts of Asking for a Reference in the Search Process

 Remember choosing references to include in your undergraduate or graduate school application? You thoughtfully chose people who could communicate positively on your behalf. Now you’re in the search, and guess what? References are often part of the search process in …

By Jenny Johnson (she/hers)
Jenny Johnson (she/hers) Assistant Director, Career Services Jenny Johnson (she/hers)
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Quinncia (Engineering Master’s only)

Quinncia is an interactive artificial intelligence-based platform that helps you practice telling your story, through building a strong resume and …

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