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Market Yourself

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.

STEP 1

Community Based Work Study

STEP 2

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.

STEP 3

Connect through Handshake

Handshake, Trinity's job and internship posting platform, connects students and alumni to recruiters, employers, opportunities, and more useful information.

Visit Handshake

Or, learn more about navigating the system.

 

Outcomes

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.

Resources

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 facilitiate connections

1869 ScholarsCareer Fairs

Job Searching During Economic Uncertainty
Introduction to Virtual Interviewing
The Road to Acing the GRE