Preparing for your job search is an exciting time but can also be overwhelming if you don’t know where or how to begin. As an APC student, you will have access to a range of resources including information on career exploration, self-assessments, career outlook, campus career services, and various job search sites.
Professional Organizations and Networking
Joining Professional Organizations can provide opportunities for mentoring, professional development, networking, and other resources. Networking, or forming connections with other industry professionals, is essential for professional success. As an APC student, you may receive guidance related to professional organizations, networking tips, and attending conferences. Check out the following clip for some recommendations from Advisory Board experts.
Begin with the end in mind. It is never too early to consider creative ways to build your professional portfolio and gain experience in the Applied Computing industry. There are many opportunities to participate in throughout your academic journey to immediately apply newly gained knowledge, strengthen existing transferrable skills, and develop new areas of proficiency. During your time in the program, you will participate in a capstone fieldwork experience, and you’ll have access to resources related to internships and volunteer opportunities. Check out the following clip to learn more about how to gain relevant experience from industry experts.
Preparing for Graduation & Commencement Information
As you finish up your courses in the APC program, the student services team will be happy to assist in connecting you with appropriate campus resources for graduation.
Applying for a Position
Once you have identified positions of interest, it is time to start the application process. As an APC student, you will have access to tips for increasing your likelihood of landing your dream job. Some of the resources include information on writing a cover letter, tailoring your resume, and interview etiquette.
Meet Your Success Coach
I discovered the field of student affairs as a student leader working with amazing mentors during my undergraduate degree. Witnessing the development and growth that happens during the university experience is exciting and rewarding. I enjoy working in partnership with students to ease anxieties that comes along with learning and helping them to overcome barriers to success. Seeing students have “Aha” moments and watching them thrive in their academic programs is a true joy!
Need 1:1 Help?
Student Success Coaches are skilled professionals who are available to help you navigate through your academic journey. Meet our team of dedicated coaches.
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