Undertaking a job search requires specific tools and skills from writing a concise and effective cover letter and developing a resume that will stand out from the crowd to filling out applications, preparing for interviews and following up with prospective employers. The UNBC Student Career Centre offers several handouts and video series below to help you hone these skills.
The Academic Success Centre writing tutors can assist UNBC students with constructing and polishing their resume and cover letter. To book a meeting with a tutor, contact the Academic Success Centre at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 250-960-6367.
Drop-in hours are also available during the Fall and Winter semesters https://www2.unbc.ca/academic-success-centre/dropin-tutoring-schedule, and asynchronous online feedback is available year-round https://www2.unbc.ca/academic-success-centre/online-writing-tutorial
Video Series - Resources
Linked below are series of short 2-5 minute videos on various topics. These series are great resources for formulating resumes, cover letters, a LinkedIn account, and other career prep topics.
To utilize these resources, click on the preferred attachment, open the PowerPoint and click on the 'Start from Beginning' icon for full accessibility.
Cover Letter Series:
Job Application Series:
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Use Linkedin to plan your career path
For more information, Linkedin has put together a slideshow: Student's guide to Linkedin.