Career Development Guides

These guides, on a number of important career topics, are developed by our team to support your career planning and job search. The topics covered in these guides are further developed in our in-person workshops. To view the schedule of upcoming workshops, login to Handshake using your Cal State LA email account. You can also pick up copies of these guides and our workshop calendar in the Career Center.
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An Introduction to the Career Development Journey

Cal State LA Career Services

How to Choose a Major

Internships 101

Job search strategies

Resume Basics

Creating Professional Resumes & Cover Letters

Interviewing Skills

Get Linked In on LinkedIn

I've got a LinkedIn profile, now what?

Etiquette for the job search, for the workplace, for the professional

Keys to workplace success

Student leadership and job search, advantages of student government participation

The advantages of "Greek life" in the job search

Is Graduate School for Me?

How to market your masters degree


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