Resources

Conduct Research

  • Use Firsthand (formerly Vault) to research industries and job roles, specific companies, salary ranges, and much more!
  • Take Steppingblocks Myers-Briggs (MBTI) assessment and download your custom report in the “Personality” module. You can also conduct research on job roles and companies in the “Search360” and “Outcomes” modules.

Create a Base Resume & Cover Letter

  • Head to our Resume Guide to develop your resume from pre-formatted templates, and try Resume Worded to receive instant feedback on your resume.
  • Explore Resume Worded for cover letter tips and choose from a variety of templates to get started!

Utilize LinkedIn

  • Connect your personal LinkedIn profile to Georgetown’s LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) account and explore tips and tricks for making your LinkedIn profile stand out.
  • Log into your Georgetown specific Resume Worded account and get tailored feedback on your LinkedIn profile page instantly!
  • Suggestion: Try the “Rock your LinkedIn Profile” Course

Build a Network

Apply To Jobs & Prep For an Interview

  • Apply directly to jobs and internships, or register for employer events or career fairs through Handshake. This career management platform contains unlimited resources and job opportunities for graduate students to explore! Additionally, try our new job search and career resource platform, Interstride, designed for international students and international job searchers.
  • Need a better way to track your active job applications and interviews? Try Huntr (free version) – an easy to use web-based platform that helps you organize your job search. Check out this video to see it in action!
  • Use BigInterview to learn interview best practices, or record your own mock interview answers and share them with a coach or mentor for feedback! You can also choose to get instant feedback on your mock interview answers through the newly launched AI reviewer. Review the student guide to learn all the ins and outs.