Job Search Resources

Whether you want to come in for an appointment, or use Career and Employment Service's online resources, we’re here to help you with every stage of your job search, from drafting your resume and cover letter to preparing you for the big interview. Browse our myriad resources below or schedule an appointment at 1-800-247-7122.


Explore employment opportunities, including full- and part-time jobs, internships and career positions for after graduation. Create a profile, upload your resume, get information on upcoming events, and network with employers to assist with your job search. Join Handshake today!

Big Interview

The students who excel in job interviews are the ones who prepare. Big Interview makes it simple. Learn from a robust series of interactive tutorials, practice using a Virtual Interview Practice Tool that mimics a real-life interview and improve from artificial intelligence that immediately evaluates answers and provides feedback. Use your Gateway student ID to create an account.


Develop a resume that grabs the immediate attention of employers so you get picked for the interview. Browse our Resume Guide (Resume Guide text-only version) for ideas. Watch our Career and Employment Services- The Basics of Building an Excellent Resume video to learn more. Looking for inspiration? Find resume examples or use the Resume Builder on Big Interview.

Cover Letter

Master this essential element of the professional level employment search with our Cover Letter Template.

Career Fair Prep

As a Gateway student, you have access to employers through Gateway’s various recruiting events held throughout the school year. Make the most of these opportunities by being well-prepared. Check out our help guides on Reverse Career Fair Prep  and How to Make a Job Fair Work for You. Our Career Fair Prep video also offers assistance.

Proactive Job Search

Take control of your job search! It is important to be organized, develop a strategy and use a variety of job search methods. Online resources include a Job Search Guide, Networking Guide, Networking VideoCreating an Elevator Pitch, Elevator Pitch Video and job search strategies on Big Interview.

Informational Interviewing

Learn to gain information about your future career field by interviewing someone who already works in it. Learn more about Informational Interviews.

Interview Success

It is essential to prepare for an upcoming interview to stand out as the most qualified candidate and secure the offer. We offer services and help related to Interviewing (Interviewing text-only version), References, Writing Thank-You Notes and developing a PortfolioVirtual Interviews take place remotely, and while the questions may look the same, there are additional aspects to consider.


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