Senior Checklist

Feeling overwhelmed as you approach senior year? The Career Staff invites you to make an appointment with one of us early in your senior year to get a jump start on your post-graduation plans. The job search or graduate school application process takes time, persistence, and hard work. The checklist provided will assist you in preparing your post-graduation plans. Feel free to call on us. We are here to help.


-Visit smcvt.edu/career or the Career Education page on the Portal

-Access your Handshake account (login with your Mikenet credentials)

-Meet with a career counselor and develop career objectives

-Complete an internship or research

-Refine interviewing skills for jobs, graduate school, and more

-Sign up on the Career Education listserv through the Portal

-Update your resumé and LinkedIn profile


-Career Symposium, November 9, 2018

-Boston, New York, and Burlington Career Seminars, January 2019

-Informational interviews and job shadowing experiences Networking events, all year


-Network, network, network – with alumni, family, friends, current and former employers, coaches, advisors, faculty and more

-Connect with employers and job search through LinkedIn

-Apply to graduate school

-Visit Handshake and other job search websites

-Request 3-5 references from professors, advisors, employers, or coaches Interview with on-campus and off-campus recruiters

-Ask for help – that’s what the Career Education Center is for!

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