F11 Wk 14 Career Center Jobs, Networking Class27 Comm231 by Kate Juhl

F11 Wk 14 Career Center Jobs, Networking Class27 Comm231 by Kate Juhl

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…because you can’t stay in school forever! Kate Juhl, Program Director, University Career Center & The President’s Promise/Liaison to ARHU & COMM
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www.Careers.umd.edu www.PresidentsPromise.umd.edu 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing Virtual Mock Interview Participate through Careers4Terps: www.careers.umd.edu Check out my interview (don’t laugh!): http://umd.collegepark.interviewstream.com/link/?Juhl48181
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www.Careers.umd.edu www.PresidentsPromise.umd.edu 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing It’s a PROCESS
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www.Careers.umd.edu www.PresidentsPromise.umd.edu 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing Written First Impressions The GPS Rule: G rammar P unctuation S pelling Applies to the written word in email and printed correspondence. Important for job searching and on-the-job communication.
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www.Careers.umd.edu www.PresidentsPromise.umd.edu 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing Internship/Job Searching – Resume & Internship/Job Searching – Resume & Cover Letter Cover Letter Resumes Professional Contact Information Error-free and honest Goal? Cover Letter Proper salutation Not imposing or assuming GPS : grammar, punctuation, & spelling
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www.Careers.umd.edu www.PresidentsPromise.umd.edu 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing Anatomy of a Resume Contact Info: Where you can be reached Objective: Statement of purpose; why you are sending the resume Education: Academic background, credentials, honors Experience: Employment background, credentials Samples on Pgs. 12-13 in Terp Guide
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www.PresidentsPromise.umd.edu 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing Anatomy of a Cover Letter Return Address/Your Address: Left aligned with rest of text Date: Written out, ex. October 19, 2011 Name/Address of Recipient: Person’s full name, organization, title Opening: 1 paragraph, purpose of letter, unique connection/why you’re interested, encourages reader to read on Body: 1-2 paragraphs telling the reader why you’re qualified & how you would add value
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This note was uploaded on 01/28/2012 for the course COMM 231 taught by Professor R.toth during the Spring '12 term at Maryland.

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F11 Wk 14 Career Center Jobs, Networking Class27 Comm231 by Kate Juhl

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