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Wondering exactly what “networking” means? Confused about what to wear to an interview? Resumes: bullets, italics, or underlines? What about deciding between several offers?

Career Services has you covered, with just about every topic you could think of (and maybe some you didn’t!).

Jobs & Internships

Search Strategies

Creating an Application or Job Tracking System

Creating Your Own Internship

IBIS World (Industry Research Database)

Internships and Study Abroad

Job & Internship Seeker Rights and Responsibilities

Job Search in a Tough Economy

Job Search Strategies

NACE's Guides to Social Media in the Job Search

Navigating Career Fairs


Summer Experience Search Strategies

Using LinkedIn in Your Career Search

Work Values Exercise

Additional Search Tools

CAREER15- A unique resource of the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC) that connects students and graduates of 15 private Virginia colleges with top-tier corporations looking for interns and employees. Access via SpiderConnect. This website is a tool for job seekers, students, businesses and career professionals. ConnectRichmond provides information, resources and instant access to nonprofits, civic leaders, volunteers and others interested in improving Metro Richmond. The Job Finder function of the website is a great place to find local area jobs and internships focused on the nonprofit community.

Federal internships & Jobs- Learn about jobs and internships with the federal government.

GOING GLOBAL CAREER and USA Career Guides- career and employment resources including more than 10,000 pages of constantly-updated content on topics such as: country guides, city guides, H1B visa info, work permit/visa regulations, international resume writing guidelines and cultural/interviewing advice. Access via SpiderConnect. Idealist is an interactive site where people and organizations can exchange resources and ideas, locate opportunities and supporters and take steps toward building a world where all people can lead free and dignified lives. Search job sites, newspapers, associations and company career pages.

interviewStream- By logging in to SpiderConnect, students and alumni can utilize InterviewStream to practice their interview skills remotely. Using a web cam, participants can record themselves responding to a series of industry-based interview questions and then play their interviews back to review their skills. Those wishing to have their InterviewStream recording evaluated by a career advisor, should call to set up an appointment after they have finished their interview.

VAULT Industry Research- Research different industries and career paths and get in-depth information about various fields. Log in to SpiderConnect with your student ID and password. The link to the Industry Research: VAULT Career Insider is located under "shortcuts" on the right side of the SpiderConnect homepage.

OUT for Work Career Center Library- LGBTQ career resources, including job search, résumés, interviews and info on coming out at work. The library houses books, magazines, links and video clips.

Username: outforwork
Password: cccp2013

Additional Resources

In addition to our online resources, we also have books and other printed materials in the Career Services space that are cataloged through the Boatwright Memorial Library catalog.