Equip. Develop a plan for life after graduation, and prepare the tools necessary for implementing that plan! The Compass Center staff is here to help you articulate how your education has equipped you for your career and calling. Click below to access toolkits ranging from writing a resume to acing a job interview.




Use your resume to brand yourself in order to secure an interview.

Resume Guide

Resume samples

Cover letters

Introduce yourself and show how you are qualified for the position.

Cover Letter Guide


Make a great impression by preparing, proving and practicing.

Interview Guide 1 (Prepare, Prove & Follow Up)

Interview Guide 2 (Practice)



Connect with people to exchange information and develop professional connections.

Networking Guide

Informational interviews

Initiate a conversation about your career interests with a professional in your desired field.

Informational Interview Guide

Job shadowing

Learn firsthand about the day-to-day work of a professional in your field of interest.

Job Shadowing Guide


Job search

Take these steps to secure your next professional role.

Job Search Guide

Job search resources

LinkedIn profile

Share your experience, background and skills with your professional network on LinkedIn.

LinkedIn Profile Guide

Handshake profile

Highlight your education and career interests for potential employers on Handshake.

Handshake Profile Guide


Graduate school

Familiarize yourself with the graduate school application process so you can apply with confidence.

Graduate School Guide

Personal statements

Write a personal statement that proves your fit for a specific graduate program.

Personal Statement Guide