Job Search Tools

Resumes and Vitaes

Resume Cheatsheet (PDF)

Resume Guide by America’s Job Bank includes a great list of action words (PDF)

Resume Writing by Purdue’s Online Writing Lab 

The Damn Good Resume Guide by Yana Parker and Beth Brown (book available in the Career Center)

Resume Magic by Susan Britton Whitcomb (book available in the Career Center)

Cover Letters and Other Job Search Correspondence

Cover Letters by America's Job Bank (PDF)

Job Search Letters by Purdue's Online Writing Lab

Interviewing

Interviewing by America's Job Bank (PDF)

Interview Appearance and Attire by Virginia Tech

Job Boards

WITworks (of course we'd recommend the only job board specifically for Wentworth students and alumni)

The following are public sites great for job searching. 

Indeed (a great site to find jobs posted on other sites, including directly on company web sites)

Experience (lot's of student and early career jobs)

Monster (some co-op, a lot of full-time postings)

Careerbuilder (some co-op, a lot of full-time postings)

SimplyHired (a great site to find jobs posted on other sites, including directly on company web sites)

Craigslist (yes, it can be good for jobs with smaller companies and start-ups)

InternMatch

USAJOBS.gov (the go-to site for federal careers)

Dice (tons of IT and software jobs)

Professional associations frequently offer job boards as well. Look to your local, regional and national chapters for their job search resources.

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