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Job Hunting? Take Advantage of These Resources on Campus

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This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at West Chester chapter.

As college students, the pressure to get internships, jobs, or experience can be daunting. Most of the stress can come from not knowing where to look and not know there are resources available to help you navigate the journey.

Here are some resources you can take advantage of:


Most colleges have Handshake. Handshake is a great way to connect with employers, apply for jobs and contact the recruiter all in one place. West Chester University you can even submit your resume and get it reviewed before it reaches employers.


Although there is a lot of negativity surrounding LinkedIn there are a lot of benefits from creating an account and updating your profile. It’s a great thing to have to showcase your career. There are sections that can make your profile stand out like links, certifications, experience and education.


Ram Nation is a really great way to connect with alumni who are already in your job field. Network and you could potentially gain a mentor. Your network is your net-worth. Make sure to log in with your West Chester University account to get the most of this application!

The Career Development Center:

The Twardoski Career Development Center is a really great resource to use. They have so many services that will enhance your career experience. Here are some of their services:

Resume Review
Career Search Strategies
Mock Interviews
Career Development

Make an appointment or use their drop-in hours! Follow them on Instagram to get the latest news about career fairs, events, and career related news.

The job search can be scary and there can be a million different options so take advantage of these resources that you know are credible and build a network that can help you be prepared for the job search.


Vanessa Rodriguez

West Chester '23

Vanessa is a self-motivated and innovative digital marketer who has 2 years of experience in Marketing Campaigns, Public Relations, Content Creation, Copywriting, Canva, Client Development, Adobe, Microsoft Office Suite, Brand partnerships and Social Media Marketing, looking for a full-time opportunity in the digital marketing field.