Everest Career Services: How We Help Students

Posted Thursday, Aug 21, 2008 by admin

In today’s competitive job market, who you know is often as important as what you know.

As an Everest student or graduate, you’ll get to know our experienced Career Services staff, and here are a few benefits you’ll enjoy:

Career Planning and Career Testing
At Everest, we give students and graduates valuable links to career-planning and career-testing Web sites. We also share access to nationwide salary ranges, job titles and descriptions, occupational outlook, statistical projections and more.

Career Search
At Everest, our commitment to your success extends beyond graduation. Our Career Services experts offer job-placement assistance to every student and graduate. As you start your job hunt, we’ll help you with job leads and job search Web sites, valuable industry and company information, helpful networking tips, links to professional associations’ Web sites and more.

Resumés and Cover Letters
To help you market yourself, your skills and your new degree, we provide personalized resumé assistance to students and alumni. You’ll have access to resumé templates and guidelines, cover-letter templates, formatting ideas and more.

Interviewing Techniques
Do job interviews terrify you? Our tips on dress code, handshake, posture, communication and follow-up can ease your mind and increase your confidence. We’ll also give you an interview checklist that will serve you well throughout your career.

It can be difficult to decide who to include on a reference list. But at Everest, we make it a little easier. We’ll give you a reference form template and show you how to select the right personal and professional references.

Salary Negotiations
Salary negotiations are often the most intimidating part of the hiring process. At Everest College , we’ll show you how to evaluate base salary and benefits and negotiate a higher salary. We’ll also provide links to salary surveys and geographical/relocation Web sites.

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