Carroll College, Helena Montana
Job Preparation

Job Preparation

Job Preparation

Carroll College Career Services hosts many events, workshops, and panels in addition to providing help to prepare you for your job search. Please feel free to stop by our office and see how we can help.

Your Elevator Speech: Network your way to a job

An example an elevator speech:

Kathleen Nagel, Carroll Business major pitching for a human resources job.

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Beginning Your Job Preparation

This section of the website contains resources that will help you learn to market yourself through resumes, carefully choose and prepare your references, interview confidently, and snag that perfect job or internship.

To aid in your search, we have divided this information into two pages (you will find these links on the left side of the page):

  1. Resumes, Letters, & References
  2. Interviews, Networking, & Attire

How to Utilize these Resources:

  1. The main body of each page in this section containts websites which Career Services staff feels may be valuable resources to supplement your search. If you are in need of more information about resumes, portfolios, networking, dressing for success, or more, start here!
  2. Our Career & Testing Services Library contains dozens of helpful books and DVDs with additional help in these areas. Feel free to stop by and peruse these resources at your leisure.

Global Social Change Leadership Institute at NYUWagner


The Global Social Change Leadership Institute at the Research Center for Leadership in Action at NYU 

Wagner offers university and graduate students and recent college graduates a chance to develop practical knowledge and skills to advance social justice in their communities. Participants learn from experts at the forefront of policy reform and advocacy, coalition building and direct service. The Institute takes place on NYU's world-renowned campus, where students enjoy easy access to all that New York City has to offer. To learn more click the link or picture!

Surviving a Layoff

Online Colleges recently released an article for new grads or those in the workforce on how to survive a layoff.