Undergraduate Students

A resume is a brief, easy-to-read summary of your skills and experience. A cover letter is an opportunity to introduce yourself and connect your skills to the job requirements. An interview a formal meeting in which one of more persons question, consult, or evaluate another person.

Employment is a relationship between two parties, usually based on a contract where work is paid for, where one party, which may be a corporation, for profit, not-for-profit organization, cooperative or other entity is the employer and the other is the employee.

Jobs and internships in the with the U.S. federal government

An internship is temporary position with an emphasis on on-the-job training rather than merely employment, and it can be paid or unpaid.

MAJOR: a particular subject at a college or university
CAREER PLANNNING: Structured exercise undertaken to identify one's objectives, marketable skills, strengths, and weaknesses, etc., as a part of one's career management.

GRADUATE SCHOOL: a division of a university offering advanced programs beyond the bachelor's degree

FELLOWSHIP: awarded for post-baccalaureate study
SCHOLARSHIP: funding for undergraduate studies.

Marist graduates who are members of the Alumni Career Network have agreed to assist Marist students and alumni with the job search process and give suggestions as to how you can become successful in careers similar to their own.

Various videos to assist students in the areas of career development.