Class of 2024: First-Year Student Career Resources


We hope that your Moreau class has set you on course for engaging in your individual career development. While there wasn't time to offer every tool, program, and process during those 2 sessions, we wanted to ensure you had the resources at your fingertips to continue to on your path forward.


Discerning My Career Path 

Take a step further and participate in our Discerning My Career Path Group Appointment.  Offered multiple times every week.  Register here on Handshake.  

Developing My First Resume

Creating your first professional resume has it's challenges.  What do I keep on from High School?  What sections do I include? How long should it be?  Can I use a template?  Here is a link to our resume section of our website to get you started and a link to resume examples.  

Also, here is a link to our resume creation tool. 

Finding a Summer Experience

Planning what you will be doing during your upcoming 3 summers before graduation is an important step.  Each summer provides you the opportunity to engage in different experiences to build your skills, confidence and career competencies.  First-year students participate in many different types of summer experiences from summer jobs to summer classes, to volunteerism to internships.  Attend one of our Summer Plans workshops to learn the many options and tools available to secure your first-year summer experience.  Register on Handshake. 

Learning Labs

Learning Labs are small group, virtual "hands on" workshops offered on a regular basis.  Search for the lab in which you want to attend and register via Handshake.  Topics covered are:

  • Creating Your Resume
  • Developing Your Profile and Utilizing LinkedIn
  • Networking with Notre Dame Alumni; irishCompass, LinkedIn, MyNotreDame
  • Building Your Interviewing Skills

Headshots for your LinkedIn & Handshake Profiles

Every Monday and Tuesday from 11:00am - 12:00 noon we offer formal headshots for free to use on your professional social media sites.  Register via Handshake.

Post-Moreau Weekly Newsletter

For the remainder of your first year, watch for the CCD's weekly Post-Moreau Newsletter.  Each week we will include programming of interest, opportunities, tips, articles, and more to help you on your career journey this year.

Moreau First Year Experience Weeks 3 & 4 Resources

Week 3:

Navigating Your Career Journey

Major and Career Discernment webpage

Introduction to the Career Development Process

Introduction to the Meruelo Family Center for Career Development video

Introduction to Handshake video


Week 4:

Networking section of the Career Development Guide


IrishCompass video


30-Second Professional Introduction development tool