Career and Job Search Guide

Job Search Final Checklist

An effective job search includes numerous activities. Stay organized by keeping a checklist of job search activities.

Research career and job opportunities:

  Network, read newspapers, surf the Web
  Attend the meetings of professional organizations
  Organize informational interviews
Prepare your job search documents:

  Complete or update your resume
  Finish your portfolio
  Meet with your references and prepare a reference list.
Contact prospective employers:

  Mail or email cover letters and resumes.
  Attend job fairs and talk to employers.
  Conduct interviews with potential employers.
Maintain communication:

  Follow up after interviews by making phone calls or sending thank you notes.
  Network, network, network!