Here you’ll find a selection of internal and external resources related to various phases of the career process. For guidance on using these resources and access to even more, visit us by making an appointment or stopping in during walk-in hours.
Loyola is proud to partner with Handshake, the best-in class career services platform for job and internship postings and managing your career journey.
Loyola has partnered with PeopleGrove to develop a custom, Loyola-only career networking platform to help students, alumni, and friends of the University connect around career topics.
Career Topic Guides
Several of the following topics include select videos from extensive courses on Lynda.com that you have access to with your Loyola credentials. Learn more about Loyola's Lynda account.
Learn the fundamentals of building a resume by watching some helpful videos and reviewing sample resumes:
Understand the difference between a CV and a resume, and how to construct a curriculum vita.
Guide to Internships
Pick up some tips on how to make the most out of your internship experience, and turning this into a full-time job opportunity.
Learn how to best describe your experience in an interview. Being able to effectively illustrate your skills and your value is key to landing that next career opportunity.
Guide to Networking and Informational Interviews
Establishing and nurturing professional relationships is integral to your career journey, and isn't limited to just gathering business cards for possible job opportunities. Check out the videos below and learn how to take networking to the next level:
Building Your Brand Online
Social media can be a powerful tool in showcasing your value to an employer. If you aren't leveraging your online presence to illustrate your passions, goals, and values, you are missing out on a great opportunity to show employers what makes you unique!
Major Exploration Resources
Explore career options by major.
It's best to start planning for graduate school early. View the sample timeline below to begin the preparation process!
Other On-Campus Resources
Center for Community Service and Justice
Directory of Student Clubs and Activities
Disability Support Services
Loyola Graduate Programs
On-Campus Jobs / Work-Study Positions
Networking, Career Exploration & Job Posting Aggregators
Department of Labor sponsored site to explore career paths and industry projections
Career resources and job postings for executives and senior-level managers
Insider reviews of companies from employees and applicants
Job postings and advice on cultural preparedness for international work
The largest online database of internship postings across the US and globe
LinkedIn Jobs/LinkedIn Internships/LinkedIn Salary
The world’s largest professional network featuring robust profiles, job postings, and salary research
Specialized resources and postings for $100k+ job seekers and recruiters; contact the Career Center to receive a 25% membership discount
Advice, job postings, and company insider information with optional paid career coaching services
Free comprehensive career advice plus job and internship postings targeting college students
A leading comprehensive source of graduate school information nationwide
Comprehensive graduate program resource for program selection and application process insights
Diversity Web Resources
For ALANA students, students with disabilities, LGBTQ students, women and international students.
NACE Community: LGBT Resources
A list of helpful resources for LGBT college students, job candidates, and employees complied by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.