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❶Note that it is highly possible that the reviewer will recommend you attend a workshop if they determine that your resume needs a lot of work. Meeting with the Director of Student Services to develop a plan for expanding your network.

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Drop-in reviews will be offered Tuesday and Wednesday between No appointment is necessary, you will be assisted on a first come, first served basis. To be eligible for this one-on-one assistance, you must have attended a resume workshop in our office, gone through our online workshop or been in a class where one of our staff members presented a resume workshop.

You can also submit your resume electronically for review here. Note that it can take up to 5 working days to receive your feedback this way. If you have not yet attended a resume workshop but would like someone to review your resume, you can upload your resume and request a review this way. Note that it is highly possible that the reviewer will recommend you attend a workshop if they determine that your resume needs a lot of work.

More details about the workshop can be found above. Why not save time and attend a workshop or do the online version first? Note that this will not fulfill the requirement of an in-person review needed to attend a mock interview.

Need to do a self-critique? Use our Resume Checklist for top-to-bottom advice on what to include on an effective resume. In the past, Career Services has "approved" resumes. This is no longer the case. If you are interested in doing a mock interview, more information can be found here. This workshop is designed to explain what internships are, help answer your questions, discuss the required steps to get involved, and assist you in filling out the appropriate paperwork.

Come to find out what we can do to help you land an internship as well as to learn more about finding or developing an internship on your own.

Each week on Thursday from View the Internship Professional Development Workshop. This great workshop helps you develop and polish your interviewing skills. Online Interview Workshop Presentation. Emphasize any ties you may have to the area as well. It would be wise in these circumstances to include both your local and permanent addresses as well as an explanation of your intention to practice on the West Coast upon graduation.

Additionally, when writing to an employer at a distance from Texas, such as Washington, D. Employers rarely pay for the travel arrangements for screening interviews. Thus, if you indicate that you plan on being in the area, it may encourage the employer to invite you in for an appointment. We have a handout on writing cover letters that is available in the Office of Career Services, as well as on the Career Services website see paragraph below.

Sample cover letters are provided in the handout as a guideline only. While the format of the letter should follow the standard business letter format, the actual style and content of a cover letter must be spontaneous and clearly your own to be most effective. Students who are writing to public interest employers should note that their cover letters might be longer and more detailed than those written to the large or corporate practices. The counselors in the Career Services will gladly review your cover letters.

For more tips on writing cover letters, including sample cover letters, download the cover letter handout. Nor is it usually appropriate to initiate contact via e-mail, unless the employer contacts you first using this method.

That said, e-mail can be a very useful tool for informal or follow-up contacts. This is a judgment question, and if you have any doubt, ask one of the counselors in the Office of Career Services. Students often ask whether or not they should send thank-you letters to employers as follow-ups to their in-office interviews.

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