By: Audrey Fancher, Career Center Program Assistant Updated March 26, 2019 With summer quickly approaching, are you starting to think about what might be next? The endless questions ring: What kind of internship should I get? Is it too late to get an internship?? I'm graduating and need a job! How do I get a job?? First, take a deep breath. Okay, let's get to … [Read more...] about Smart Strategies to Find a Job or Internship on Handshake
So last week you read about how to schedule a Career Center appointment online using Handshake. "That's great! Super convenient," you thought to yourself. But then you wondered, "I don't really need my resume reviewed right now. What else can I talk to the Career Center about?" Well, good thing you asked. Whether it's you first time coming in, or your fourteenth, we … [Read more...] about Worth it: Appointment Types for Everyone!
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Pilots --- you’ve probably heard about Handshake by now. Maybe you’ve noticed the yellow logo in your Single Sign On…? You may have even seen the yellow hand chair around on campus! But…have you used it yet? WHAT IS Handshake??? Handshake is the University of Portland’s new Job and internship board! With this customizable online tool, you can discover new opportunities! … [Read more...] about What is Handshake?
Did you know? Employers can search for specific skills when screening applicants on Handshake. They are potentially looking at hundreds of candidates’ profiles and resumes, and there can be a lot of competition, so you need to find ways to stand out among the crowd. The skills section is one place in Handshake where you can centralize what you’re good at, and use the key words … [Read more...] about Select Skills to Stand Out on Handshake