Use our Career Readiness Checklist to get prepared and stay on track.  Adopt a positive attitude and seek help from a career expert to stay motivated.

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Steps in a Successful Job Search

1. Know what you want

2. Polish tools & skills

3. Plan your search & STAY PRODUCTIVE

  • Establish a timeline and system to keep track of your activities.
  • Complete an internship and volunteer to gain networking contacts and experience.
  • Join networking organizations and connect with KSU Alumni.
  • Consider continuing your education or obtaining specialized training.

 

4. LOCATE POSITIONS

  • Attend Job & Internship Fairs on campus.
  • Flash @ Work:  Apply to positions posted by employers targeting the KSU talent pool. On-campus student jobs and graduate assistantships are posted by departments across all eight campuses. Register NOW and upload your resume!
  • Going Global: Find H1B employers, work  permit and visa regulations, and cultural advice for working around the globe.
  • Visit our favorite job search websites.
  • If unable to locate full-time employment, utilize temp agencies to get your foot in the door for long-term opportunities.

5. CHECK APPLICATION STATUS

  • Follow up in a couple weeks to ask: What is the status of my application, what is your timeline for filling the position and can I provide any additional information?