Set Up Your Search

Setting up your internship and job search plan helps you strategize, organize, and position yourself to succeed while saving valuable time. A crucial part of the search involves updating your resume and job application materials to align with your search plan.

There are six main tasks involved in setting up your search and updating your materials. Each has an explanation and steps in the links below. 

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Avoid These 3 Resume Pitfalls That Could Cost You a Job

When you submit application documents (resumes, cover letters, writing samples, etc.), it’s an opportunity to tell your story and show how you align with a specific role and company. We know you want to make the best impression, and one …

By Jenny Johnson (she/her)
Jenny Johnson (she/her) Assistant Director, Engineering Master's Career Services & Professional Development
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9 Things to Say in a Job Interview in 2022

When you think about what to say in a job interview, you probably assume you’ll be answering common interview questions. And while what you say when you answer those questions matters, there are a few more things you should say …

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Dell Technologies Reveals 5-Step Process to Land a Job (Event Review)

You’ve heard resume and interview tips from friends, you’ve heard them from teachers, and you might have even heard them from people who claim to be job acquisition experts. But there is one particular group of people who will be …

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A Beginner’s Guide to LinkedIn

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Even if you don’t use it, you’ve probably heard of LinkedIn. With over 830 million members in more than 200 countries, it’s easily the place for professionals around the world to meet and interact.

LinkedIn …

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The Two-Hour Job Search

Does submitting online applications feel ineffective and unsatisfying? Consistently, data show that the majority of Duke engineering master’s students find their post-graduation jobs using alternate methods. In fact, connecting with other people often exceeds websites as the largest source of …

By Cameo Hartz (she/her or they/them)
Cameo Hartz (she/her or they/them) Assistant Director, Engineering Master's Career Services & Professional Development
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