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Job Search Help

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Tips for a Successful Search

Landing a job on campus is like any other job search - before you apply online, you need to prepare. Once you’ve started to apply, it pays to be persistent with your search as departments post jobs throughout the school year.

  1. Prepare a resume and cover letter. The Career Center offers resume and cover letter guides on their website. Visit a Peer Career Advisor for resume review.
  2. Login to the Campus Job Board. First–time users will be prompted to create a profile.
  3. Upload your completed resume in the Campus Job Board.
  4. Search and apply for jobs. Review listings daily and respond quickly to positions that you are interested in!
  5. Prepare for your interview—schedule a practice interview.
  6. Follow up with the jobs for which you’ve applied.
  7. Send thank you e–mails to staff with whom you’ve interviewed.
  8. Having difficulty? Contact us for help.

Off-Campus Jobs & Internships

If you’d like to expand your job or internship search beyond on-campus positions, check out Handshake. Handshake is the DePaul Career Center’s hub for job and internship listings, career event registration, on-campus interview information, and scheduling meetings with career advisors. Log in using your Campus Connect credentials. Check out our tips for using the platform.​​