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Navigating the Application Process

Whether you are applying for a job, internship or other opportunity, preparing in advance for different steps in the application process can set you up for success. Click on the links below to learn more about application materials, online profiles, interviewing and ending with a solid thank you note.

  • Resumes
    Resumes are a critical component of the application process.  Whatever stage of writing you're in, whether it's brainstorming or final polishing, the Career Center can help.
  • Cover Letters
    You need a unique, targeted cover letter to complement every resume you send.
  • Additional Application Materials
    Supporting documents and resources are not always required but are often helpful in showcasing your skills and abilities for specific opportunities. These materials may include (but are not limited to): Writing sample, transcript, references, and online portfolio
  • Interviewing
    Interviewing is key. Click here for tips and ideas for navigating your interview with ease and confidence.
  • Thank You Notes
    Writing a thank you note after an interview is quick and easy.  It's also a critical part of the process, and something you should never skip.

Public Profiles

  • Student Profiles
    Carleton's student link between life at Carleton and life after Carleton
  • LinkedIn
    Building a Great Student Profile
Career Center pages maintained by Andrea Kubinski
This page was last updated on 22 January 2018