Seniors & Graduate Students
Time to implement all that you have learned!
Senior year has many preparatory steps to gear up for life after Hood. You can register today for Senior Year On-Campus Recruitment (OCR) to work with a career center staff member who will help you create a specialized résumé, cover letter, practice interview, and provide other career center services.
Register for on-campus recruitment opportunities or make an appointment to meet with a career counselor to develop an individual plan in Handshake.
USAjobs.gov - the Federal government's official job list
O*NET OnLine - a web-based application that provides user-friendly access to occupational information
Diversity Employers- a career-development magazine for job seekers looking for employers who are interested in recruiting a diverse workforce
Utilize this online alumni networking resource to meet Hood graduates from a wide variety of occupations and fields. Learn about roles and career pathways, practice interview, and get information about educational and job opportunities. Sign up is easy and free! https://hood.alumnifire.com/
- Reality Check - Use this easy expense calculator to determine how much you would need to earn to cover your basic living expenses.
- NACE Salary Calculator - a salary survey data resource from the National Association of College and Employers Idealist.org - find volunteer opportunities, nonprofit jobs, and internships
- HRC Guide to Entering the Workforce
- Peterson's Guide to Graduate Schools
Would you like to watch our recent webinar that included representatives from financial aid, the career center, the chapel, the graduate school and the alumni office offering advice to graduating seniors. Click this link to watch, Life After Hood: Senior Transitions (recorded on April 29, 2020).
To accompany this webinar, this booklet includes valuable suggestions, information, and worksheets. Click here to download a copy of the Life After Hood: Senior Transitions booklet.