How-to Guides

Are you looking for internships, research, volunteering or other experiences during college?  Or for employment, fellowships, graduate study, or other opportunities after college?  If so, you will want to create certain professional materials and to master certain basic skills.  The how-to guides below will get you started.

If you’re not sure where to start — or if you’d like to practice your skills or arrange a review of your materials — career coaches are available via Handshake for virtual appointments.

Resume Guide
Cover Letter Guide
Interview Guide
LinkedIn Guide
Informational Interview Guide
Networking Guide
Letter of Recommendation and Reference Guide
Personal Statement Guide
Build Career Skills Guide
Graduate School Guide