Resources for Students
Our goal is to get to know you. To do that, we offer customized guidance and link you with the best resources and tools so that you are better equipped to land the job of your dreams. Whether through on-campus recruiting, career fairs or networking with employers and alumni, we are here to help you, step-by-step, in pursuing your goals and passions.
Your career connections start here!
In order to assist us in helping you connect with potential opportunities and leads, please let us know what you are looking for by completing our Student Interest Survey.
Our office and website is a source of guidance and information. Please see the brief summaries of student resources below.
Many students seek our advice and assistance in the following areas:
- Resumes and cover letters
- Identifying organizations and opportunities
- Interview preparation
- Offer evaluation and negotiation
Contact us to set up an appointment.
Scroll through our Calendar to see the companies that are coming to campus. Choose which program, workshop and information session you want to attend!
Resumes, Cover Letters and More
These documents are the key to getting an employer's attention. With that said, getting started is always the hardest part. Our tips for resumes, cover letters, and other correspondences can help ease the process.
Job & Internship Search Tools
Where do you look for positions and how do you apply to them? A variety of job & internship search tools are available to you, as well as suggestions on how to navigate the process.
Student Recruiting/Networking Policies
Please read our recruiting and networking policies (PDF) before beginning your job or internship search.
You got the interview! Now what? Our interviewing resources will help you get prepared so that you can walk out knowing you did your best.
Evaluating and Negotiating Offers
Great – you've got an offer--better yet, more than one! Now it’s time to evaluate and potentially negotiate your offer. Click here for tips and resources to help you determine where you want to work, what is “best” for your career, and navigating compensation.
Career Services Library
Books, directories and guides are available in the Thayer Career Services Library. Just stop by Cummings 135 to sign-out any item.
Graduate School Resources
Perhaps you are thinking about or have decided to pursue further education after Thayer. Our graduate school resources may help you decide where, how and when to apply.