At Earlham, we view a career as not just a job, but a journey; as such, our office is committed to helping Earlhamites pursue their goals and aspirations even after graduation. Whether you’re considering a career change, going back to graduate school, or want to brush up on professional practices, our Career Coaches are ready to help. Alumni services include, but are not limited to:

  • reviews of resumes, cover letters, graduate/professional school applications, and other career-related documents
  • career coaching appointments to explore your skills, interests, and values and discuss possible career options
  • access to web resources, including Handshake (our job database), PathwayU (which includes career assessments), and Big Interview (an online platform designed to help you learn about and practice for various types of interviews).

Dear Recent College Grads, Here’s How to Write a Great Cover Letter

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A job search can quickly become a full-time job on its own. As a recent graduate looking for your next step, you might be tempted to attach your resume and click apply without bothering to send an accompanying cover letter. …

By Meredith Pepin - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions
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The Core Competencies for Entering Medical Students

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Successful medical school applicants are able to demonstrate skills, knowledge, and abilities in these areas. As you’ll see in the Anatomy of An Applicant student profiles, one experience can illustrate proficiency across multiple competencies.

Pre-Professional Competencies

 Service Orientation: Demonstrates a …

By Jessie Pilewski
Jessie Pilewski Associate Director of the Center for Global Health Jessie Pilewski
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How to Prepare Your Virtual Career Fair “Elevator Pitch”

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Original blog post: https://learn.joinhandshake.com/students/college-student-elevator-pitch/

So, you’ve registered for a virtual career fair. You’ve scoped out the attending employers, registered for a few group and 1:1 sessions, and you’re feeling excited about the connections you’re about to make. You’ve got your …

By Caitlin Fleenor
Caitlin Fleenor Director of Career Education Caitlin Fleenor
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Why joining a virtual info session can change your career

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Why joining a virtual info session can change your career

In the midst of a pandemic, typical ways of meeting recruiters and expanding connections through means such as career fairs have been put on hold. Information sessions that students and …

By Liam Berry - WayUp Guide
WayUp Guide
Sign up to WayUp to personalize your job search and apply to opportunities from Fortune 500s to startups, all in one place. Let’s get you hired! Click here
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Who’s Hiring? 9 Orgs Working to Support Individuals with Disabilities

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July 26th, 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of the passing of the landmark civil rights law, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). With the signing of the ADA, discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life became …

By Angel Eduardo - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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