Conducting an Effective Job Search

Conducting an effective job search is a process made up of three components

  1. Setting your career goal
  2. Interview and resume preparation
  3. Job search planning

Setting your career goals

  1. Assess who you are: Use Focus 2 to your skills, personality and academic interests.
  2. Research various jobs and industries that fit you: Focus 2; Careers and Industries Overview
  3. Take advantage of informational interviews to learn more about various jobs and career paths.
  4. Occupational Outlook Handbook is produced by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and includes detailed job descriptions for almost any job or industry.

Interview Preparation

  1. Prepare your resume
  2. Prepare your cover letter
  3. Practice your interview skills with this FAQs for interviews
  4. Plan for the big day with the interview preparation checklist

Job Search Planning

  1. Networking tool
  2. LinkedIn checklist
  3. Job search plan template

Contact Information

Susan Clancy Kennedy, Director
Center for Internships and Career Placement

Mailing Address

Center for Internships and Career Placement
Regis College
Box 77
College Hall, Room 209
235 Wellesley Street
Weston, MA 02493


Regis College Center for Internships & Career Placement: Conducting a Job Search
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