Prepare for Your Search

There is no single way to find a job or internship. Your search will be unique to you and your goals. The Career Center is here to partner with you on your way to finding a meaningful career. The resources on the following pages will help you launch your job or internship search, prepare your application materials, interview, and evaluate offers. 

Prepare to Apply

Resumes

Put your best foot forward with a concise summation of your skills, education, goals, and experience.

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Cover Letters

Introduce yourself to a potential employer while demonstrating your communication skills and professionalism.

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Your Online Presence

A carefully crafted LinkedIn profile can help you establish connections and explore companies and industries.

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Networking

Put yourself out there by setting up informational interviews or talking with acquaintances about your career goals.

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Interviewing

Whether it's in person or by phone, brushing up on interview etiquette will help you make a great impression.

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Evaluating an Offer and Salary Negotiation

Learn how to evaluate a job offer and negotiate for the salary you deserve.

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From the Career Center Blog
Three Simple Ways to Tap into the Hidden Job Market  Link to article
Did you know that many job and internship opportunities are not advertised or posted online? Employers choose to do this
February 22, 2021
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How to Build a Strong Eagle Intern Fellowship Application  Link to article
The Eagle Intern Fellowship (EIF) provides financial support to Boston College undergraduates who obtain summer internships with organizations that are
February 18, 2021
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Inspiring Ted Talks to Watch in Celebration of Black History Month  Link to article
In celebration of Black history month, and in an effort to elevate Black voices, we’ve compiled a list of three
February 18, 2021
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