Career Resource Guides

The resource guides below offer advice about career-related topics. For printed resources visit the Office of Career Education located in the yellow node in the Gateway.

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

The Student 4 Year Guide and the Family Guide to Career Education (Four Year Plan): Review this plan for a guide to your four years at Allegheny.  Family members can also assist students with developing a career exploration plan.

How to Make Job Fairs Work for You: Some tips to help you succeed when attending Career Fairs.

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

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

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

The STAR Model: A useful tool in preparing to answer behavioral based interview questions.

What Do I Wear (PDF): Describes business professional attire which is what you should wear to a job interview or career fair.