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The Career Development Center is Here to Help You

Maximize Your Career Potential
Over the summer, the Career Development Center (CDC) will be open Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., and Friday: 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Our office is located in the newly renovated Bartels Student Activity Center.

Click here to meet the staff or locate us on the UNH map.
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Access ChargerLink to View a Complete List of Job Openings!
Use the ChargerLink Career Management System to search internships and jobs, post a resume, research the employer directory or view and RSVP for career events.

It's easy to gain access. Register with ChargerLink by emailing CareerDevelopmentCenter@newhaven.edu. Provide your first name, last name and permanent email address, as well as your year of graduation and major.

Hot Jobs for Alumni:
Put Your UNH Degree to Use! Apply Now!

University of New Haven
Coordinator for Living Learning Communities

The University is seeking a student affairs professional who will supervise and manage students living in a first-year residence hall and coordinate all aspects of the first-year living learning communities. Qualified individuals will have a master's degree in higher education, student personnel services, counseling or a related field. To read more about this position please view Charger Link. To apply directly, send your resume via email to hrdept@newhaven.edu.
FM Global
Entry-Level Consultant Engineer
FM Global is seeking an entry-level consultant engineer. The qualified candidate will receive training in all of the various phases of office and field engineering work. Qualified individuals are required to have a bachelor of science degree in fire science or engineering To read more about this position or to apply online directly, visit www.fmglobal.com.
Newport Hotel Group, The Courtyard by Marriott at Yale
Housekeeping Manager
To read more about this position or to view a complete list of job openings, visit www.newporthotelgroup.com. To apply directly, send your resume to: resumes@newporthotelgroup.com
Call 203-479-4858 or email the CDC if you have an internship, part-time job, full-time opportunity or if you are interested in mentoring a current UNH student. You can also visit the Hire a UNH Student page for more information on how to connect with UNH students.

Tips from the CDC

Biggest Mistakes Made by Job-Hunting Graduates
Avoid three mistakes young job-seekers make that are among the most damaging to the job hunt:

1.) Not dressing properly for the interview
2.) Being late for the interview
3.) Not being prepared for the interview and not being familiar with the company

To read more on how competitive the post-grad job market is this year and what can you do to boost your chances of success, click here.
5 Tips for Generating Breakout Opportunities
Success begins with opportunities. Entrepreneurs don't just start any business; they seize the great business opportunities.

To read more on breakthroughs, deals and discoveries that can rocket your opportunities forward, click here.
Post Interview Etiquette Tips
Send each interviewer a personalized and powerful follow-up letter. This piece of communication is another chance for you to shine. Don't waste space with generalities. You can use the letter to introduce achievements that didn't get discussed and to elaborate on interview answers that you felt lacked punch.

To learn other helpful tips, read CNN's top 10 post-interview tips.

Workshops Resume in September 2012

CDC Workshops will Include the Following Topics:
  • Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile
  • Putting the Pieces Together Writing an A+ Resume
  • Network & Interview Your Way to Job Success
  • Mine the Gold: Finding your Internship
  • Create a Cover Letter Employers Notice
  • Search Smart: Strategies for your Job Search
  • Rapid Resume Review
  • Job Search Tips for International Students
  • Advice for Graduate Students

The CDC Gradvertisement Section

Team with a UNH Student
Check out the newest group of UNH seniors who have written personal advertisements seeking career assistance.

As an alumnus/a of UNH, you can offer insight, advice or, possibly even, a job lead.

June Gradvertisements:
Jamie Lecce '12

Ready, Set, Design
Jamie Lecce '12, Interior Design
Lynbrook, N.Y.

Interior design major. Ready to dive into the world of interior design, architecture and set design. Hard-working, self-starter, motivated and dedicated. Always looking to learn something new. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Works well in groups and as a leader. Proficient in AutoCAD, REVIT, Google Sketch-Up, Photoshop and InDesign. Interned at The Lawrence Group in Manhattan. Seeking a position in interior design, architecture or set design on Long Island, Manhattan or Connecticut area.

Sarah Williamson'12

Ready to go on an Adventure in Marine Biology
Sarah Williamson '12, Marine Biology and General Biology
Bethlehem, Pa.

Marine biology and general biology major. Interested in the fields of marine biology, parasitology, microbiology and animal science. Enthusiastic, hard-working, self-motivated and adventurous. Research experience at Mystic Aquarium, Mystic, Conn., with Dr. Allison Tuttle on beluga whales. Internship in veterinary clinic at Lehigh Valley Zoo, Schnecksville, Pa. Studied abroad at James Cook University, Australia while conducting research with bivalves. Seeking research position or laboratory position anywhere in the United States. Always looking for a new experience.

Respond to a Gradvertisement
If you graduated from UNH and are looking to offer a current student advice, an internship or job opportunity, reply to a Gradvertisement. To reply, contact the student directly through their listed email address. If you have any questions or comments, email CareerDevelopmentCenter@newhaven.edu or call 203-479-4858.

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