Whether you're just starting to explore the connection between your major and a career, are looking for last minute tips on how to dress for an interview or have an actual offer in hand and aren't sure how to negotiate a salary, we've collected a range of resources available on the web to help you succeed in attaining the best internship, mentor relationship or job for you.
Career Spots' video library contains 58 Job Search videos, 24 Internship and Coop videos, 16 Career Readiness videos, and over 550 Occupational videos. Check out this video on the Importance of using Career Services during your time at SLU.
You can access Career Spots videos on the resources folder on your SLU Handshake account and lower down on this page.
Handshake is your one-stop shop for all things career-related. Find job and internship postings, on-campus employment, and information about career fairs and other events. You can also sign up for on-campus interviews, view sample resumes and cover letters and more.
Current students can log in to the database using mySLU.
SLU alumni are welcome to access the Handshake database as well. To establish an account, email email@example.com. Please include your full name, graduation year and the email address you'd like associated with the account.
Interested employers may register and post positions for SLU students and alumni for free. For assistance, please contact career services at 314-977-2828 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have a webcam, speakers and a computer, you can practice your interviewing skills before stepping into Career Services for a person-to-person mock interview. InterviewStream webcam recorded job interviews allow you to conduct interviews and receive feedback from anyone with an email address.
You can access InterviewStream through the resource folder in your SLU Handshake account.
Access international career and employment resources including worldwide job openings, internships, industry profiles and industry-specific career information.
GoinGlobal features more than 80,000 pages of resources including:
- Country career guides
- USA and Canada city career guides
- Corporate profiles
- A jobs/internship database
GoinGlobal is accessible through SLU Handshake.
SLUVisors is an online mentoring platform that matches students with SLU alumni. SLUVisor mentors are available to help you with your career search every step of the way, from general discussions about career to interview practice.
Sokanu is an interests and personality survey that can help you identify potential careers of interest. As this is just one step in the career development process, it is recommended that you schedule a follow-up appointment with a career counselor through mySLU or by calling 314-977-2828.
Watch the Career Spots: Career Advice Videos
Finding Your Path to the Perfect Job
Resumés and Cover Letters
|Tips for professional written exchanges||How keywords can make your resumé stand out|
|Learn how to write a solid cover letter||Make your resumé POP|
Networking and Your Professional Brand
|Building your Network||The importance of Networking|
|Career Fair Success||The Elevator Pitch|
During Your Interview
|How to best present yourself in the interview||Asking tough questions|
|The Behavioral Interview||Interviewing the Interviewer|
|Online Video Interviews||Phone Etiquette|
|The Top Ten Interview Mistakes|
After Your Interview
Social Media and Your Job Search