Time to put your job search into high gear. Go to the career center for advice.
Read recruitment materials. Schedule interviews with companies.
Update and polish your résumé and print good copies. Write drafts
of standard cover letters.
Update journal. Keep a list of potential employers and assess your job skills.
Have you gained maturity, self-confidence, and poise? Are you ready for a career?
Are you disciplined and able to put in more than an eight-hour day? Do you know
what it takes to be hired and promoted?
Network. Talk with faculty, administrators, and community members.
Keep a list of contacts and their telephone numbers.
Join professional organizations and attend conferences. Take your résumé
along and follow up on contacts.
Start sending out résumés and go to job fairs.
Find a mentor to help you with your job search and career planning.
Log interviews in your journal or notebook. Assess and improve your performance.
Practice interviewing skills. Go to job interviews.
Choose from among job offers.
Continue your journal with strategies for being promoted.