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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

Internships

Creating Your Own Internship

Internships & Study Abroad

Summer Experience Search Strategies

Search Strategies

Job Search Strategies

Navigating Career Fairs

Creating an Application or Job Tracking System

Industry Timelines and Recruiting Structures

IBIS World

Job Search in a Tough Economy

NACE's Guide to Social Media in the Job Search

Networking

Networking

LinkedIn

Informational Interviewing

Additional Search Tools

CareerOneStop.org- This website is a tool for job seekers, students, businesses and career professionals. 

ConnectVA.org- 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.

Student and Recent Graduates- Federal Government Jobs

Idealist.org- 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.

Indeed.com- Search job sites, newspapers, associations and company career pages.

Resources Accessible via SpiderConnect

Go to “Career Resources” on the right side of your SpiderConnect homepage.

GOINGLOBAL- Research 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.

InterviewStream- Utilize InterviewStream to practice 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 make an appointment.

Industry Research: VAULT Career Insider- Research different industries and career paths and get in-depth information about various fields. “Create My Accout” using your Richmond.edu email.

 

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.