Career Development Guide

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Career Development Guide 

The Career Development Guide is a starter guide for developing the knowledge and skills needed throughout your career development process. A wide range of resources for students are provided in the guide to help develop and tone professional skills.


- Seven Clues to Get Started
- Assess Your Values
- Assess Your Skills
- Tying it Together


Guide Sections


Major and Career Discernment


Resume Samples

Federal Resume

Cover Letters

Writing Samples

Building Your Brand and Networking

Thank You Examples

Internship and Job Search


Interview Dress

Post Interview Follow-Up and Job Offer Evaluation

Graduate and Professional School


2020 Center for Career Development, Notre Dame, Indiana.

No part of this book may be reproduced or transmitted in any form, by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the publisher. Contact the Meruelo Family Center for Career Development for authorizations.

Hard copies of the Career Development Guide are free for currently enrolled University of Notre Dame students. The guide can be picked up at the north or south desks on the 5th floor of the Duncan Student Center.