Job Search Assistance


We have pulled together some helpful tools to assist with resume development, interviewing strategies, researching employers, networking, and successful job search strategies. Students are encouraged to meet with our Career Services staff for assistance with resume review, practicing interview skills, or developing an employment search plan.


Resume Development

 

There are numerous resources to assist with resume development at all levels, including helpful tips to tailor your resume to the position for which you are applying.

 

  

Interviewing Strategies
 

These resources provide valuable tips on how to prepare for and conduct a successful interview to ultimately land the job.
 

 
Job Search
 

Find information on the most effective methods to conduct a job search, as well as job search platforms geared toward college students.
 

  • College Central Network – FCC’s career portal for resources and jobs. Check out jobs and internships advertised specifically for FCC, as well as College Central’s national job and internship board.

  • Maryland Workforce Exchange – Maryland’s one-stop job bank.

  • Indeed – Recent college graduate jobs and internships.

  • CollegeGrad – Job search site for new graduates that includes information on resumes, interviews and salaries.

  • Career Specific Job Listings

  • Zip Recruiter – Zip is a free job search resource looking to help all job seekers, especially college students, find meaningful jobs and internships.

 

Networking and Researching Employers
 

These resources provide advice on developing your network and how to research employers.
 

  • LinkedIn – The largest professional networking site around the globe. They specifically have a site and information for college students.

  • LiveCareer – LiveCareer has many resources for the job search; however, this step-by-step guide to researching companies is recommended.

  • The Balance – Top 10 tips for college students.

  • Glassdoor – Company reviews, as well as a job search tool.

  • CareerOneStop – The Business Finder includes contact information for nearly 12 million employers.  Search by business name, industry, or occupation.

Upcoming Events

Contact

Anne Scholl-Fiedler
Coordinator of Career Services
301.624.2795
L-200

Kelly Bellew
Career Advisor
240.629.7917
L-200

Email Career Services
Location: Linganore Hall L-200