• Determine your employment goals
  • Review available jobs
  • Select jobs that interest you
  • Contact employers directly for an application
  • Don’t hesitate to follow-up with the employer if you have not had a response from your application


  • Capitalize on what you can offer the organization
  • Detail the personal management and technical skills you can offer
  • Be positive and enthusiastic in the interview, while, at the same time, providing an accurate assessment of your skills
  • Be punctual and dress appropriately
  • Ask questions about the job that show your interest in the position
  • Remember, you are also interviewing the employer. After the interview, ask yourself whether this is really the right job for you.
  • If you are not selected for a position, be persistent. Other jobs will become available.