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Build effective skills and your personal brand, and develop the tools and strategies needed to secure an internship or full-time position.  Our career coaching team has developed all of the tools you need to get started. 

Our Career Lab and coaching appointments provide the personalized support to accompany learning through these resources.

 

Career Success Studio: A Virtual Learning Community

Join fellow students as you prepare for your job or internship search. This exclusive program is currently open to Lehigh Juniors and Seniors and takes into account the unique implications of COVID-19 on hiring and recruitment.  We know it’s a challenging economic climate and we’re here to help you through every step.  

This microlearning course is fast, easy, and manageable.  We’ll help you stay on track with clear and comprehensive action steps and milestones.  Most likely you’ve already accomplished some of the milestones and the course will provide the opportunity to polish your resume, networking and interviewing skills.  We created the course to be ultra-focused on everything you need for a successful search. Following a 90-minute session and weekly milestones, students will:  

  1. Complete a microlearning course which will help you manage your time and complete weekly milestones needed for a successful search
  2. Design a customized plan for a successful internship or job search, how to create your personal brand, develop a professional network and ace the interview
  3. Benefit from personal connections with fellow students who are also seeking internships and full-time positions
  4. Participate in discussion topics for added support and learning

Research also shows that group models of career coaching offer numerous benefits for participants including enhanced social support, greater clarity in career-decision making, and an increased likelihood of achieving job search goals (Pyle & Hayden, 2015).

Register on Handshake to participate and join a group of students from your college led by your Career Coach.  

That’s not all, at the end of the program you’ll receive a Career Success Digital Badge. This is a credential you can display on your resume and LinkedIn profile to stand out from the competition and show employers that you are career ready. 

 

Strategic Career Management Seminar: 

A Virtual Learning Community for Graduate Students

Join a cohort of fellow graduate students as you prepare to launch your job search or advance in your career. This exclusive program is open to current Lehigh graduate students to position you for success in a job market impacted by the unique implications of COVID-19. This program will equip you to successfully navigate your career development journey no matter what stage of the journey you find yourself in.

This program is designed specifically with graduate students in mind. The requirements for this program can be completed remotely in under five hours. There are flexible options to allow you to set the pace for your learning within a 8 week time frame and to choose a synchronous or asynchronous format. Completion of the program requirements will lead to a digital credential.

As a graduate student, you will benefit by:

  1. Connecting with fellow graduate students from a variety of disciplines in a cohort model
  2. Learning how to expand your professional network, empower your job search, master interviewing, and evaluate as well as negotiate a job offer
  3. Recognizing and articulating your personal brand to employers and those in your industry
  4. Increasing your confidence to strategically pursue career opportunities through actionable steps

Invest in your career development and register to participate in the next cohort led by your Graduate Career Coach. You will enhance your knowledge, build your connections, and earn a digital credential. 

 

Resume

Check out our Resume Guide on Handshake for a step-by-step guide to developing  the perfect resume. Whether you’re starting from scratch, making revisions,  changing your resume format, or targeting your resume for a specific role, we have everything you need to ensure you submit a stellar resume.  After checking our tips and samples in the Resume Guide,  visit Career Lab to refine and sharpen your resume and personal brand. 

Cover Letters

When you write a cover letter, it’s challenging to be concise.  Learn how to tell your story and align yourself with the position and company you are applying to through our Cover Letter Guide on Handshake.  Once you have a rough draft, visit Career Lab for tips and examples that will set your application apart. 

Job and Internship Search

Looking for an internship or your first full-time position?  Learn how to design a proactive job search through our Job and Internship Guide on Handshake.  After reading through the guide, make an appointment with your career coach to design your plan. 

Networking

In today’s economy, networking is more important than ever.  Explore our Networking Guide for our best advice on how to reach out, form connections and build relationships that will boost your career. 

Interviewing

We know interviews can be intimidating, but with the right preparation you can clarify your thoughts and feel confident!  Through our Interviewing Guide, learn about the different types of interviews, how to use the STAR method to prepare for interview questions and the top skills employers look for across all industries. 

Job Offer and Salary Negotiation

You’ve prepared and accomplished so much already, you want to be just as prepared when given a job offer.  The job offer and salary negotiation guide provides valuable information regarding salary research, how and when to begin salary negotiations, as well as negotiation strategies.

Hire Lehigh YouTube Channel

Our YouTube channel is filled with video tutorials for career skills as well as featured videos regarding COVID-19 resources and insights from our employer partners.

Hire Lehigh Blog

We’re here to help you to decide who you are and where you want to go!  As you think about your future, our career blog has many articles and inspiration on career exploration, internships and jobs, networking, Interviewing and features guest bloggers including alumni and employer partners.

The Big Interview 

Need help to ace your next video interview?  The Big Interview is a step by step interview training platform with AI- based feedback.  There are over 140 video lessons as well as mock interview practice with video recording.

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning offers over 12,000 courses to explore and 5,000 video tutorials from industry experts and leaders which can be accessed on a variety of devices.