January 20, 2017

CMO Spring 2017 Career Search Checklist

The Weatherhead Career Management Office welcomes you back! We hope you had a wonderful holiday break. Now is the time to start focusing on finding an internship or full-time opportunity. We have outlined a checklist to be sure you are on track to reach your career goals. We look forward to connecting with you this semester!


January

  1. Update resume with new class projects or internship information
  2. Schedule a CMO meeting to practice your storyline, pitch and individual career strategy
  3. Review your LinkedIn profile and make updates
  4. Outreach to two networking contacts per week; schedule two informational interviews
February
  1. Outreach to five networking contacts per week; schedule three informational interviews
  2. Schedule a CMO meeting for mock interviews; Practice your pitch with five people
  3. Identify your top employers and conduct informational interviews; seek and apply for positions
  4. Case/WSOM events: CWRU career fair on (2/13); Casino Night (2/25)
March
  1. Outreach to 10 networking contacts per week; schedule four informational interviews; follow up with connections
  2. Schedule a meeting with CMO to review email communication, mock interviews and career strategy
  3. Meet with two professors about your career goals and ask for advice
  4. Identify and attend two networking events
April
  1. Outreach to 10 networking contacts per week; schedule informational interviews; follow up with connections
  2. Schedule a meeting with CMO to review email communication, mock interviews and career strategy
To see our schedule of upcoming career resource workshops for this semester, visit CareerLink!

Express Advising:  
Mondays from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. and Wednesdays from 11 a.m. – noon

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