Target and research employers of interest to you. Develop and implement a job search plan.
Share your checklist with your academic advisor.
Confirm that you have met all requirements for graduation with your advisor. Apply for graduation before the start of your final semester.
Use the Career Center’s resource library to identify employment opportunities, company literature and salary information.
Develop a list of at least 25 employers that you will research proactively and submit applications for employment.
Organize your job search early. Meet with a career counselor to develop a job search strategy.
Develop proficiency in writing targeted resumes and cover letters.
Have your resume critiqued at the Career Center.
Attend career development and job search workshops and participate in mock interviews.
Register for and participate in on-campus recruiting.
Review job listings on Hire@TU and the Internet.
Attend career fairs, make contact with employers and learn more about various career fields. Network with professionals and alumni in your field about your job search strategies and opportunities.
Ask for letters of recommendation (at least three).
Continue to meet with a career counselor regularly.
Attend a workshop on accepting a job offer, negotiating a salary, and transitioning to the world of work.
Focus on the position you want and go for it!
Let the Career Center know when you have accepted a job offer or graduate school admission invitation OR complete the Graduating Senior Survey.
Print the Senior Checklist (PDF).
The Career Center
7800 York Road Building, Suite 206 (map)
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Call to schedule an appointment.
Express Hours: Monday – Thursday, 1 - 3 p.m. (No appointment needed for 15-minute consultation)
Use the Career Mentor Databse to find a career mentor in your major.
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