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PROFESSIONAL DOCUMENTS

Whether you're building your first RESUME or polishing up an existing one check check out the resources below:

The WHO Resume Developement Method
Sample Resumes
Action Verb List
Resume Checklist

View Some sample COVER LETTERS and learn the essentials below:

Cover Letter Basics
Techie Cover Letter Tips

INTERVIEW PREP

We have the resources to help you pass your interview with flying colors!

STAR Method
Common Interview Questions
Interview Checklist
Ten Steps to Nailing an Interview

Want to practice? The Center offeres Mock Interviews weekly - sign up in Handshake today!

NEGOTIATING & ACCEPTING OFFERS

Check out these tips and articles to negotiate your offer and help make that tough decision easier.

Dos & Don'ts of Salary Negotiation
How to Evaluate a Job Offer
Take the Sure Thing or Wait for Something Better?

CAREER FAIR PREP

Use the videos and resources below to prepare for an upcoming career fair:

Elevator Speech How To
VIDEO: Elevator Speech Tips
How to Research Companies
What to Wear
Career Fair Checklist

SOCIAL MEDIA 

Social media is a great professional networking tool! Use these resources to master LinkedIn and clean-up your online presence.

LinkedIn How To
10 Ways to Clean Up Your Social Media Profile
Clean Up Your Online Reputation 

OFFICE HOURS

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Monday-Thursday 10am-7pm
Friday 10am-5pm

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Drop in anytime!

MOCK INTERVIEWS
Search "mock interview" in Handshake or 
stop in The Center (room 1340) to sign
up for a Mock Interview!

WORKSHOPS
Search Handshake under Events>
Workshops 
to find workshops on 
resumes, interviewing 
& networking.

CHECK-LIST
Freshman? Just starting your professional journay? Use this checklist to be sure you get off on the right foot.

Are you a senior or recent grad still looking 
for a position? Use this
 to-do list to help 
you stay on track!

12 ESSENTIALS
We partnered with employers to create this 
guide to 
show how expectations in the 
workplace are connected 
to college experiences
Download it today!  

RESEARCH
Want the lowdown on careers for your major?
Check out our Career 411!

CAREER PASSPORT
MSU’s Career Services Network has developed
award-winning career guides to help students—
from freshmen to seniors—prepare for life after college.