Webshops & Videos
These step-by-step tutorials teach you the basics on how to write resumes and cover letters, as well as how to use the Career Vault to your best advantage.
What is a Resume and why do I Need One?
Hear an overview of what a resume is and how it can be used throughout your college career.
(Running time 5 min.)
How to Build your First Resume
Obtain the information and guidance necessary to write your first resume.
(Running time 10 min.)
What is a Cover Letter?
Learn about the different types of cover letters and why they are important.
(Running time 4 min.)
How to Write Cover Letters
Learn the basics of how to author different types of cover letters.
(Running time 8 min.)
What is the Career Vault?
Acquire an understanding of what the CareerVault is and why it is an essential tool in your career planning. (Running time 4 min.)
Getting Started with the Career Vault
Learn about the fundamental elements of the Career Vault such as setting up a profile and uploading documents. (Running time 11 min.)
Basic Job and Internship Searching on the Career Vault
Gain the basic information you need to search for jobs and internships on Lafayette’s password-protected posting site, the Career Vault. (Running time 8 min.)
The Externship Process Made Easy
Learn how to prepare for application to the Lafayette Externship program, what steps are necessary to apply, and how to the matching decisions are made. (Running time 9 min.)
Getting Started with Networking
Networking has become an important part of the job search process. Learn tips and advice to refine your networking skills. (Running time 10 min.)
Building An Attractive LinkedIn Profile
Learn how to build your LinkedIn profile and your professional online brand by describing campus involvement, academic activities, summer experiences, relevant skills, and more. It is more than just your resume!
Business Etiquette: Dress & Dine for Success
What does appropriate business formal dress look like? What about business casual? Learn how to dress appropriately for all professional occasions, as well as key tips for formal dining. Whether it’s wearing dress socks or using the correct fork, the details of professional etiquette are critical! (Running time 9 min.)
Interviewing Made Simple
Do you have an interview coming up and are not sure what to expect? This webshop will walk you through the basics of interviewing, including how to prepare for in-person, phone, and virtual interviews. Watch for tips and suggestions on best practices to help you be successful in any interviewing situation, including the questions you should be asking.
(Running time 15 min.)
Interviewing with Ease: The PARD Prep Method
This webshop teaches you the mental preparation necessary in order to handle interviews with greater confidence and less stress. It is interactive, and will teach you specific tools that you can use as you prepare for interviews of all kinds. (Running time 31 min.)
Career Advisor Video Series
This web-based series offers smart, down-to-earth advice for students and alumni on how to find a job and launch a career – particularly in a recession. Tips and tactics are offered in more than two dozen, fast-paced videos which can be watched anytime and anywhere. Career Advisor Video Series Career Advisor Video Series
January 2014 Networking Nights
Alumni representing a variety of industries come together with students for an evening of conversation and connections. All students and all alumni are welcome.
Check out our Fall 2013 Calendar!
The Fall semester is in full swing! Check out the Career Services calendar of workshops and programs: Fall 2013 – Career Services Complete Calendar Fall 2013 – Calendar for Seniors Fall 2013 – Calendar for Juniors Fall 2013 – Calendar for Sophomores Fall 2013 – Calendar for First Years
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