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Basic Job Search Steps

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Learn about the organization to which you will be applying. Know about the job and what it involves. Get excited about it! Speak the language of the field. Demonstrate that you have the knowledge, skills & abilities for the job.


Record contacts, applications, follow-ups, & responses. Be prepared at all times for contacts from companies. Know what you want to say to employers about yourself & your skills.


Contact those you spoke to during Informational Interviews. Tell others about your job search Distribute your resume.


Identify resources with job openings in your field.


Update resume to show how your current skills relate to a particular job.


Remain positive. It's normal to be rejected. Use those "No's" as a learning experience to lead you to a "Yes."

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