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Online Career Resources

The following online resources may help you with your job search. The resources include information about networking, resumes and cover letters, interviewing and graduate school.

Networking

Seventy percent of job openings are never advertised. So how do you find out about them?

Resume and Cover Letters

Interviewing

You perfected your cover letter and resume and the employer requested an interview. Now what should you do to prepare?

Interview Questions

You need to prepare for, and anticipate, interview questions prior to the actual interview. For example, the CAR method helps frame responses to behavioral-based interview questions. Review the links below for general, as well as major/career specific, interview questions:

Graduate / Professional School

After completing undergraduate studies, an alumnus may wish to obtain a higher degree of education than a bachelor's degree. Before committing to Graduate School, an alumnus should carefully consider a number of questions:

  • What are my goals?
  • Is graduate study necessary to attain those goals?
  • Am I simply delaying my career decision-making?

Resources for Graduate School

  • The Graduate School Option Guide
  • Admittance Tests (administered through the Office of Student Affairs in Warfield Hall)
    • CLEP (College Level Examination Program) - nationally standardized testing. Miami University invites students to earn through examination, course credit which can be used to meet requirements for graduation. This invitation is offered as an alternative to Departmental Proficiencies and Advanced Placement programs.
    • GRE (General test) - a computer-based exam offered through Prometric Testing, 11353 Reed Hartman Hwy., Blue Ash, Ohio. Phone: 513-671-7030.
    • GRE (Specific subject) - a paper and pencil test administered on the Miami University campus on designated dates throughout the academic year. For more information and to register online, see the ETS website at www.GRE.org.
    • LSAT - for information and to register online, see www.lsac.org
    • Miller Analogies Test (MAT) - a computer-based exam, administered on the Miami University campus. To register, contact the Office of Student Affairs at 513-529-4631.
  • Peterson's List of Graduate and Professional Schools
  • Credential Files
  • Graduate and Professional School Links and Resources