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Use Handshake to find internships, full or part-time jobs and more. Through the portal you can also access tools like Vault and Career Shift to research various industries, develop your resume and much more. See how your Handshake portal can help you.

How do I learn more about majors and career paths?

Career Explorer: enter and industry and get brief descriptions of related occupations.
Candid Career: watch videos of experiences professionals discussing their occupations.
Vault: research rankings, job opportunities, and other info for industries such as law, banking, auto, consulting, food and beverage, advertising, accounting, and hardware and equiment. Download Vault Guides on industries and occupations.

"What can I do with this major?": learn the three ways to research a major: areas of work, which type of employers hire in each area, and strategies on how to succeed. Explore 92 different majors.

What should go in my resume and cover letter?

Candid Career: type "resumes" in the search box and watch videos on must-do resume advice from employers.
Vault: get advice on writing resumes, cover letters and other professional documents through articles, videos, blogs and more.
James W. Stuckert Career Center Webpage: find examples of resumes, letters, and other professional documents.

How do I find an internship or job?

Handshake: search and apply for regional, national, and international jobs and internships.
Vault: view job listings, articles, and videos on the job search process.

CareerShift: find and apply for jobs with a streamlined approach to managing and saving job search documents and information.

GoinGlobal: Search for internships and jobs in 196 countries and gain access to career guides specific to cities and countries around the globe.

What do I need to prepare for an interview?

InterviewStream: practice answering interview questions by recording yourself; consider forwarding the interviews to others for feedback.
Vault: get advice through articles, videos, and blogs.
Candid Career: get tips on interviewing via the "Get Hired" tab.
CareerShift: read current articles and editorials on interviewing.

How do I network?

Handshake: click the employers tab to see who works at your favorite companies and typically hires UK students.
CareerShift: keyword a job on this site and find contacts in your fields of interest.

Vault: discover the names of hiring officials in your fields of interest by checking out job postings, comments, and blogs.

Candid Career: check out the "Get Hired" tab on the homepage and scroll for tips on interviewing.