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 for job searches below, or schedule an appointment to talk to a career counselor in person at or 1-800-247-7122.


Develop a resume that grabs the immediate attention of employers so you get picked for the interview. Browse our Resume Guide for ideas. Watch our Career and Employment Services- The Basics of Building an Excellent Resume video to learn more.

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 Samples.

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 InterviewingReferences, 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.

Wisconsin TechConnect

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, access hundreds of short videos to assist with your job search and set up appointments with Career and Employment Services staff. Join Wisconsin TechConnect today!


If you’re seeking to refine the skills you’ve developed at Gateway through an internship, join WisConnect.