Tag Archives: First-years

Activate Your Handshake Profile – Week 8

Your To Do for Week Eight:

This week of Handshake’s #NoFailFall, follow a few employers that catch your eye. ⁠

Did you know that following companies on Handshake has a benefit? You’ll receive notifications whenever employers you follow post jobs or attend events for students at your school. Plus, you’re showing us what sorts of organizations you’re interested in so that we can recommend more relevant jobs for you.

In short, you’re making your Handshake experience better now AND in the future!

Activate Your Handshake Profile – Week 7

Your To Do for Week Seven:

This #NoFailFall, help teach Handshake to recommend the best jobs for you!

Saving jobs, internships, volunteer positions, and other listings that interest you shows us what types of opportunities you want to see in the future. Plus, saving listings makes it easy to find them again when you’re ready to apply.

⁠⁠Get more tips for improving your job recommendations here.

Activate Your Handshake Profile – Week 6

Your To Do for Week Six:

This week of Handshake’s #NoFailFall, log into Handshake and see what virtual events you can attend.

Navigate to the events page using the top menu bar, then use the “Virtual” filter.

Register for an event that interests you, and don’t forget to sign up for 1:1 and group sessions with employers in advance to save your spot.

Activate Your Handshake Profile – Week 5 of #NoFailFall

Your To Do for Week Five:

Did you know that you can upload a resume to your Handshake profile?

For Handshake’s 5th week of #NoFailFall: make sure your latest documents are added to your profile. That way, you can use the “Quick Apply” feature on many job listings to apply in mere minutes!

⁠⁠Pro-tip: if you plan to apply to several different types of jobs, you can upload multiple resumes. Tailor each one to highlight relevant skills and experience for different roles.

Activate Your Handshake Profile – Week 4 of our #NoFailFall

Your To Do for Week Four:

This #NoFailFall (and all year round), be sure to keep your interests updated!

These are common fields that employers use to search for potential candidates, so including them in your profile is essential to getting recruited.

💡 You can update interests anytime, so don’t worry about changing your mind—it’s natural!

Activate Your Handshake Profile – Week 3 of our #NoFailFall

Your To Do for Week Three:

We’re back with Handshake’s #NoFailFall!

Maybe you took summer courses, or helped organize a food drive for your community.

Add ’em to your Handshake profile to show recruiters what you know — and what you care about!

Have you RSVP’d for the Create Your First College Résumé event on Sept 7th?

Need a résumé to apply for an on-campus job? Or just want to jump start your year with a new résumé? Then come meet the CCI Advisors on Wednesday, September 7th in Crossroads Cafe (in the McCullough Student Center first floor).

Writing your first college résumé may seem daunting, but our advisors make the process easy!

Learn how to turn the experience you gained through academic, co-curricular, community engagement, work, and other experience into a strong Middlebury résumé.

Stop by anytime between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to meet with a CCI Advisor or Peer Career Advisor.

Your new college résumé will help you to:

  • apply for on-campus jobs and other opportunities;
  • apply for future internships;
  • and more!

NOTE If you have one, please bring a copy of your most recent résumé. If you don’t already have a draft, don’t worry! Simply bring a list of activities or a laptop computer so you can review your Common App activity list with an advisor. Brought to you by The Center for Careers and Internships.