Montana State University
Career, Internship
& Student Employment Services

Montana State University
177 Strand Union Bldg.
P.O. Box 174180
Bozeman, MT 59717-4180

Tel: (406) 994-4353
Toll-Free: 877-777-8489
Fax: (406) 994-5488
careers@montana.edu

Tips on Resumes, Interviewing & Job Hunting Skills

Free presentations on resume writing, job searching, interviewing,
choosing a major, business etiquette, and getting a job in the United States

Resumes

The Resume Writing Packet is designed to guide you through critiquing your resume.  Tips and Action Verbs  

Cover Letters

Cover Letter Guide: from Harvard
Cover Letters: (The Writing Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
Cover Letters: from Quintessential Careers

Gaining Experience: Informational Interviewing and Job Shadowing

Job shadowing: gather information by going to work with someone who is doing what you want to do:  "how to.." and why (Career Development Center at Michigan State University).

Interviewing Tips & Negotiating Techniques


Career & Internship Services Interviewing Packet
Interviewing like a professional
: from the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
About: the Human Internet: "tips and techniques for successful interviewing."
"Ask the headhunter": The New Interview:  the basics, plus...
The Job Search: from rlr resources, great tips on interviewing, including telephone and personal interviews.

Portfolios

Portfolio Sampler: from Martin Kimeldorf, author of Portfolio Power, wide range of work samples that might be incorporated in a career portfolio.

Networking

WSJ: Career Journal: networking tips, from National Business Employment Weekly
Make Connections: from Berkeley