Getting Started

Prepare for your journey


There are several things you can do now to prepare for the road ahead. Below are our top three recommendations of ways you can get started. You’ll also see how to effectively use the many resources in our job search & event platform, Handshake.

 

1.  Develop A
Plan

An Individual Development Plan
is a helpful tool to guide
you on your journey.

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 2.  Gain
Experience

Find opportunities that develop
leadership, organizing,
and collaboration.

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3.  Identify your
network

Take inventory of the people and professionals in your life who can support your interests.

Worksheet

Handshake: Your Resource Platform

Handshake

Job & Internship Search

Login to Handshake today to explore career options, find jobs and internships, and connect with employers. We particularly recommend using CareerShift (in Handshake’s Career Center > Resources), as it provides comprehensive searches for graduate-level postings.

  • Jobs: This tab on the landing page features opportunities posted by employers at schools, though it is not a search engine.
  • CareerShift: a powerful job-search engine we subscribe to for you.
  • GoinGlobal: a search engine for jobs around the world (including the USA), with guides to working and living in each country. Also has an H-1B guide for international students.

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Prioritizing Self Care


School can be a lot of stress and pressure, which is why prioritizing self-care is crucial to your success. Review the
variety of FREE resources available to you at the U of U!

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