Think deeply, act meaningfully.
Internships Career Planning Graduate School
Maximize your job search by putting your best foot forward. Marketing yourself—your skills, talents, knowledge, commitments, and portfolio of work—is one of the most effective ways to compete in the job market.
Who are you, really?
Are you curious to learn about your strengths? Take the inventory, fill out this form for further training, or contact our CliftonStrengths Team for more information.
Hone Your Skills
- Build your experience through internships, service-learning, course projects, research, and federal work study opportunities.
- Learn to articulate and develop skills through student orgs and other on-campus activities.
- Develop skills through internships
- Sharpen your written communication
- Nail your job interview
Create a Career Portfolio
There are several good websites—such as Wix, Behance, and Wordpress—that provide free or low-cost services allowing students to create a portfolio of work. Through these platforms, you can post writing samples, examples of work related creativity such as marketing materials, videos, and more. Search the web for keywords such as "career portfolio" or "professional portfolio" to find other tools.
Connect through Handshake
Handshake, Trinity's job and internship posting platform, connects students and alumni to recruiters, employers, opportunities, and more useful information.
Or, learn more about navigating the system.
We are dedicated to recruiting employers from a variety of industries, from technology to healthcare to nonprofit organizations. Through networking and professional development events, it is our mission to provide opportunities for students to connect with companies that can provide valuable experience for a lifelong career.
Geosciences graduate conducts glacier research in Antarctica through her Ph.D. program at the University of Alabama.
Whether you're seeking an internship, looking for a job, researching careers, or applying to graduate school, CELCS offers the guidance, resources, and tools for success. As a Trinity Tiger, you belong to an alumni network that was recently ranked one of the best in the country.
Career success resources include:
- career and graduate school planning
- facilitating connections
- workshops on a wide range of topics
- industry-specific panels and events
- recruiting events to facilitate connections
Job Searching During Economic Uncertainty
Introduction to Virtual Interviewing
The Road to Acing the GRE
Tiger Advantage Professionalism Program
Tiger Advantage is a structured, progressive professional development initiative aimed at better preparing students for professional life after Trinity, whether that be in the working world, in graduate school, or with other pursuits.
Tiger Advantage focus areas:
career-readiness skill development
Become a member of the Tiger Advantage Professionalism Program by completing the online orientation process.
Tiger Advantage has been a great way to take full advantage of the various services offered by CELCS. Not only have I been encouraged to build my resume and professional skills through one-on-one mentoring, but I have also been able to utilize tools that have increased my confidence and strengthened my interview skills. I now feel empowered to approach professionals at career fairs and networking events.