Job Search

Job Search Tips

A checklist for your job searching plan, brought to you by Dixie State University Career Services.

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Email Etiquette

Tips for good email responses to make a good impression in your job searching adventure.

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Salary Negotiations

How to negotiate your first salary or ask for a raise in your current job.  Earn what you deserve!

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Grad's Guide to
Getting Hired

Well before graduation, a student should take the following measures to build an effective package for employers that include a professional resume, job network, references, online presence and skills portfolio.

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in College

Networking begins the moment a student walks onto the campus. From greeting that new roommate to saying hello to the academic advisor, each new interaction offers a wealth of possibility.

College Networking Guide

Need Help with Handshake?

Handshake focuses on helping you find the jobs that you’re looking for and make it easy for employers to recruit you.

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2 Hour Job Search Information

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Internships and Interviewing

What To Expect
In An Internship

Want to stand out as an intern?  Do your research, understand your internship, and learn what to expect.  Everyone on this path can enjoy several key benefits.

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Landing a Successful Internship

From hands-on experience to networking, internships offer students experiences they often will not find in the classroom. The following list includes some of the reasons why internships are beneficial to students, and a great way to get a head start on a career path.

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Volunteer/Intern Abroad

Unlike domestic internships and volunteer roles, traveling overseas opens participants to new ways of seeing the world and interacting with others – not to mention the opportunity to build new skills and global contacts.

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Graduate School

Grad School Checklist

Overwhelmed by graduate school requirements? This checklist will make sure you are on track.

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Personal Statement

Your personal statement is a chance for the admissions committee to get to know you! Make sure it is done right.

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Grad School Glossary

Need help navigating graduate school acronyms and vocabulary? This list will give you common terms and information.

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Writing Your CV

What is the difference between a CV and a resume? Click here to help you create a Curriculum Vitae that will help you stand out against the competition

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CV Example

Not sure how to write a CV? Click on the link to see a great example.

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Comparison Chart

Many factors go into your graduate school journey. This chart will help you compare programs to help you make the right decision.

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Tips for Low GPAs

Worried about your GPA? This guide will give you tips to improve your chances of being accepted into graduate school.

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Learn about, register for, or prepare for your upcoming GRE test.  Choose from specializations (business, law), or general tests.

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Grad Schools Directory helped more than 6.4 million students research grad programs last year! Find affordable graduate degree programs from our thousands of accredited graduate schools.

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Pearson's Grad Schools

Peterson’s comprehensive online college search guide helps students discover their best fit educational program. Two-year or four-year. Undergraduate or Graduate. Certificate program or online degree. We’ve got them all!

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Career Coach Top Resources

What Can I Do With This Major?

Whether you’re exploring majors or searching for information about your chosen field, this website will help. Learn typical career areas and types of employers that hire in these fields, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate.

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O*Net OnLine

O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of many occupations to help you explore careers. Choose from industry, field of work, science area, and more.

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Understand who you truly are. Powerful, scientifically validated personality tests to help you grow and find your way in life. Basic reports are FREE.

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College Career Fair

There’s been a sustained increase of employer and student attendance in recent years. Students looking to learn more about career fairs and the benefits they offer and how to stand out among the crowd can find all this information and more in the following guide.

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LinkedIn for Students

Welcome to LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network with nearly 660+ million users in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. Let us help you find the job you’re looking for.

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Career Vault is your source for Career Intelligence. Find out what it’s really like to work within an industry, company, or profession, and how to position yourself to start, advance, or change your career.

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If you have a question or want to learn more, reach out to us!
Hours: Open M-F 8 – 5 pm
Career Lab Drop-in hours: T, W, TH, 1 – 4 pm

Meet Our Team

Office of Career Services

Career Services is currently accepting in person or virtual appointments. Schedule an appointment through Trails (Navigate Student App) or by contacting Career Services


Phone: 435-652-7737

Office: 5th Floor of the Holland