January 19, 2018

Spring semester career plan checklist

Follow Weatherhead's Career Management Office (CMO) on Twitter @weatherheadcmo.

The Career Management Office welcomes you back to campus! We hope you had a wonderful holiday break. With the New Year comes a re-focus on your career search. The first objective is to start expanding your network and actively applying for positions. 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 a week; schedule two informational interviews
5.      Check CareerLink weekly for job postings and employer events

February
1.      Outreach to three networking contacts a 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.     CWRU/WSOM events: CWRU career fair (Monday, Feb. 12, 2018); WSOM Casino Night (Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018)
5.      Check CareerLink weekly for job postings and employer events

March
1.      Outreach to five networking contacts a 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
5.      Check CareerLink weekly for job postings and employer events

April
1.      Outreach to six networking contacts a week; schedule informational interviews; follow up with connections
2.      Schedule a meeting with CMO to review email communication, mock interviews and career strategy
3.      Check CareerLink weekly for job postings and employer events

Mark your calendars for the following workshops in Spring 2018!

Express Advising
Monday’s from 4:30 – 5:40; Tuesdays from 11:00 – 12:00 and Wednesdays from 2:30 – 3:30

Some Important CMO Events: Please continue to check CareerLink for updated events.
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February

March

April

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