Job Prep Toolkit

Many links are password protected. Current Students and Alumni can contact law-ocm@scu.edu or call 408.554.4350 for the password(s).

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Resumes

Employers spend an average of 6 seconds scanning a resume. Get your resume ready to pass the 6 second test.


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Cover Letters

Cover letters are persuasive writing to explain how you are uniquely qualified for the job you are seeking. Focus your letter on highlighting your skills and qualifications.


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Interviewing

Interviewing is a skill. The more you do it, the better you will get. Practice A LOT!


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Networking & Informational Interviewing

This is the #1 job search strategy! Make connections, build relationships, and gather information to tap into the hidden job market.


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LinkedIn

This is the social media site for professionals. Join 610+ million users around the world. Find alumni, expand your network, increase your visibility, and search for jobs.


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Salaries & Negotiations

Congratulations on receiving a job offer. Be sure to remain professional, communicative, and honest as you negotiate through the offer process.