So You’ve Graduated ⎯ Now What’s Next?

Here are some tips and list of ASU resources that will come in handy when conducting your career search and/or contemplating a master’s degree

  • Prep your resume. It’s best to have a resume tailored for each specific job that you are applying for. Highlight the skills and education/experience required for that particular job posting in that individualized resume. Need help with your resume? Get some tips.
  • Attend career mixers/fairs THIS summer and fall. Don’t put it off. Also, take advantage of the resources available to you as Arizona State University alumni. Start by visiting Alumni Career and Professional Development Services and ASU Career and Professional Development Services for more information and tips.
  • The ASU Alumni Association and ASU’s Career and Professional Development Services offer a service called Handshake. They post jobs that employers have submitted specifically for ASU. Visit Handshake online for more information and to sign up!
  • Attend online webinars that will prepare you on the “how-to’s” in attending a career fair, networking, even on rocking your LinkedIn profile! Bookmark ASU Events’ “Land That Dream Job” to keep up to date with all upcoming ASU career events.
  • Have more questions? Don’t forget to check out these helpful links. ASU Career and Professional Development Services offers a list of links to help you in your job search.
  • Need career advice? We got you covered. As ASU alumni, you can access the services of a career counselor. You can even meet one-on-one with a professional career advisor at a time convenient for you. Visit Career and Professional Development Services for more information on who’s eligible (hint: all ASU alumni within five years of their graduation date, for example) and how to access this service.
  • Missing hitting the books? Enroll in a master’s degree program. Thrive in ASU’s dynamic graduate community and jumpstart your career and leadership in the global workforce. In addition to expert training in your field, we offer tools to help you shape your journey, from extraordinary opportunities in mentoring and intensive professional development to key steps for completing a degree and more. Connect with ASU Admission online to find more information about graduate education at ASU.

Remember, searching for a job is a full-time job in itself! Use all the tools and resources you have as ASU alumni and happy hunting!

Originally published at blog.newcollege.asu.edu on May 17, 2013. For up-to-date info, follow New College Facebook page or Twitter @ASUNewCollege.

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