Career Resource Guides

The resource guides below offer advice about career-related  topics. For printed resources and career development books, visit the Office of Career Education located in Pelletier.

Professional Documents Guide (PDF): Check out this guide to help develop your cover letter, resume, reference page, and thank-you letters.

Four Year Plan (PDF): Review this plan for a guide to your four years at Allegheny.  Assist your student with developing a career exploration plan.

Skills Employers Seek (PDF): Review the skills that you as a liberal arts student have and learn how to describe those skills to employers.

What Do I Wear (PDF): What you should wear to a job interview.

Elevator Pitch (PDF): Also known as: The answer to “Tell me about yourself”, the LinkedIn “Summary”, and the Gator Connect “About Me” section.

Networking: Learn the benefits of networking and how to network online and in-person.

The STAR Model: A useful tool in preparing “job skill stories” for behavioral interview questions.

LGBTQ Career Resources (PDF): Resource for LGBTQ students navigating the workplace.