Work Study Students

This group is intended to help students in the work study program prepare for their work search and provide work place success strategies. 

Where to start?
.  Join this Group either when you register or via the Groups page
.  Complete your student Profile Information to join and meet the community

What can you do?
.  Read and comment upon the Feature Stories below and/or forward them to your peers
.  Add in your Work Term Experience to share with others where you are working (use "add experience" under My Profile

Looking for Work:
Resumes, Cover Letters, Interviews, References

Group Content


The Key to a Great Cover Letter: Deconstructing the Job Description

Cover Letters

Feeling nervous or unqualified as you apply for a job? Struggling to set yourself apart? Learn how to deconstruct the job description so that you can feel comfortable marketing yourself in your cover letter!

By: coopcom 42210 reads | 0 comments

Working with Grace: Resume 101 Part 2 - Resume Formats

Work Search

Chronological? Functional? Combination? What does each resume format look like? What are the advantages and disadvantages of using each format? Which format is most suitable for you? Find out the answers here!

By: gmc2 7845 reads | 0 comments

Top 10 Reasons I Won't Hire You

Work Search

Ever wished you could get into the mind of an employer to find out what not to do during an interview and what might cause your résumé and cover letter to be relegated to the “not worth considering” pile? Co-op employer Shona Taner lists her Top 10 tips on how to avoid that fate.

By: Shona Taner 26914 reads | 0 comments

Preparation = Successful Interview!

Co-operative Education

There are many factors that make a successful interview, but by far the most important is preparation. It seems simple, but it's not necessarily easy. Preparation is not only being able to answer the standard questions, but also being able to convey  how outstanding you would be in the organization.

By: Bobbie Reilly 15502 reads | 0 comments

How to Ask, Pick and Prepare your References


If you’re looking for a new job, applying to a graduate school or another program, chances are that you are going to need references to go along with your application, resume, and cover letter. You’ll learn how to ask people to be references, how to pick from your reference list and finally, how to guide your references once you’ve selected them.

By: admin 10664 reads | 0 comments

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