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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 events on Sept 7 and 9th?

SAVE THE DATE: Come meet the CCI Advisors between 9:30 and 11:30 AM on:


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, extracurricular, community engagement, work, and other experience into a strong Middlebury résumé.


Stop by anytime between 9:30 and 11:30 AM 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.
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Activate Your Handshake Profile!

Your To Do for Week TWO:

Before you get started applying to roles, attending virtual fairs, and connecting with recruiters, you’ll want to show everybody what you’re made of!

During week two of the Handshake #NoFailFall, add any skills and past work experience — including volunteering + internships — to your profile. These elements can improve your chances of showing up in an employer search.⁠⁠

Pro-tip: you can edit your profile anytime, so keep adding skills, certifications, and work experience to your Handshake profile as you build up your resume over the years.

Create Your First College Résumé – TWO workshops: Sept 7 and 9th

SAVE THE DATE: Come meet the CCI Advisors between 9:30 and 11:30 AM on:

  • Tuesday, September 7th in Crossroads Cafe in the McCullough Student Center and/or
  • Thursday, September 9th in the tent outside the McCullough Student Center

  • 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, extracurricular, community engagement, work, and other experience into a strong Middlebury résumé.


    Stop by anytime between 9:30 and 11:30 AM 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 and Compass.
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    Activate Your Handshake Profile!

    Your To Do for Week ONE:

    We are setting you up for a “No Fail Fall!” Whether you’re looking for an internship, trying to find a job, schedule an appointment with an advisor, or simply hoping to figure out your ideal career path this semester, we’ve got the steps to get you there. It all starts with activating your Handshake profile:

    If you haven’t already, sign up at https://middlebury.joinhandshake.com/ with your Middlebury email and login.

    First-Years and transfers – check your email for an invitation to join Handshake AND Midd2Midd.