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How to Manage your Career

Welcome to the Career Management Center at IIT!

In today's evolving world having a clear plan is more important than ever. Take a moment to review the possible Recommendations.


Undergraduate

First Year:

  • Open a Jobs4Hawks Account
  • Meet with CMC Advisor to develop a Career Plan
  • Create a resume
  • Attend Certified Candidate Workshops: Building on Experiences: Resumes & Cover Letter, Job Search Strategies, Researching your Industry
  • Research and join professional organizations in your field
  • Subscribe to and read professional organization publications
  • Attend various Employer Spotlights, Corporate Days, and Panel Discussions conducted by CMC

Second Year:

  • Open a Jobs4Hawks Account
  • Update resume
  • Attend Certified Candidate Workshops: Introduction to Co-ops and Internships, Creating Your Personal Brand, Interviewing with Confidence
  • Apply for Internships and Coops (CPT/OPT for international students)
  • Attend Career Fairs, Employer Spotlights, Corporate Days, and Panel Discussions
  • Build professional networks through Faculty, Parents, and Friends
  • Attend professional organization events and conferences
  • Subscribe to and read professional organization publications

Third Year:

  • Open a Jobs4Hawks Account
  • Update resume
  • Attend Career Fairs and Workshops
  • Renew Coop, or apply for new Internship
  • Attend Career Fairs, Employer Spotlights, Corporate Days, and Panel Discussions
  • Build professional networks through Faculty, Parents, and Friends
  • Attend professional organization events and conferences
  • Subscribe to and read professional organization publications

Fourth Year:

  • Update Jobs4Hawks Account
  • Update resume
  • Attend Career Fairs, Employer Spotlights, Corporate Days, Networking Nights, On-Campus Interviews, and Panel Discussions
  • Attend professional organization events and conferences
  • Subscribe to and read professional organization publications
  • Tap into professional network to notify industry contacts that you are searching for a job through Faculty, Parents, Friends, and Professional Organizations
  • Conduct additional searches through Jobs4Hawkslink, web search engines, and temporary agencies
  • Confirm an offer of employment upon graduation

Graduate

First Year:

  • Open a Jobs4Hawks Account
  • Meet with CMC Advisor to develop a Career Plan
  • Create a resume
  • Attend Certified Candidate Workshops: Building on Experiences: Resumes & Cover Letter, Job Search Strategies, Researching your Industry
  • Research and join professional organizations in your field
  • Subscribe to and read professional organization publications
  • Attend various Employer Spotlights, Corporate Days, and Panel Discussions conducted by CMC

Second Year:

  • Update Jobs4Hawks Account
  • Update resume
  • Attend Certified Candidate Workshops: Building on Experiences: Resumes & Cover Letter, Job Search Strategies
  • Attend Career Fairs, Employer Spotlights, Corporate Days, Networking Nights, On-Campus Interviews, and Panel Discussions
  • Attend professional organization events and conferences
  • Subscribe to and read professional organization publications
  • Tap into professional network to notify industry contacts that you are searching for a job through Faculty, Parents, Friends, and Professional Organizations
  • Conduct additional searches through Jobs4Hawks, web search engines, and temporary agencies
  • Confirm an offer of employment upon graduation
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