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Strategic Enrollment Management and Student Success

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Preparing to apply

You've used our job search tools and identified some great opportunities. Now what? Learn what you'll need to do to help your job or internship application stand out. 

Gap analysis

A gap analysis can help you recognize what the minimum and desired qualifications are for positions in your industry. 

Resumes

A resume highlights the skills and experiences most relevant to the opportunity you are applying for. 

Cover letters

A cover letter tells an employer which position you’re seeking, why you are interested and how you are qualified for the position.

Personal statements

A personal statement is the part of an application where you can share who you are and what is important to you. 

LinkedIn headshots

Students who need a headshot for their LinkedIn profile can visit our office to have a photo taken at our LinkedIn photo booth. 

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