5 Easy Things

5 Easy Ways to Make the Most of Your Winter Break

PDC Staff Coach's Corner


As your winter break comes to a close, here are 5 easy things you can do in the next week to get a head start on your career goals before the semester begins:

1. Search for a job or internship
Check Wildcat JobLink for internship and job openings, and preview some of the companies for Eller Career Showcase on Feb. 18.

2. Build your network and update LinkedIn
LinkedIn Profile Checklist
How to network on LinkedIn

3. Send Happy New Year wishes to professionals you have met this year
How to follow up and be remembered

4. Conduct an informational Interview
Talk to a relative or family friend to gain practice, then reach out to alumni or another professional in your field of interest.
How I Landed a Job through an Informational Interview without Asking for One | Successful Informational Interviews
3 Steps to a Perfect Informational Interview

5. Fine-tune your résumé
Add recent experiences like case competitions, intern/externships, volunteer experience and GPA.
Check your format, use action verbs and quantify your experiences