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Getting a Job or Internship

Getting Started

Watch these videos to learn how to effectively network and find a job.

Using Handshake

Not on Handshake yet? Learn now to set up a free account through BYU and how to get the most out of it!

Handshake Job Database
Use this database to see the jobs and internships that have been posted by the employers that you want!

Student Handshake Guide
Virtual fairs are a great way to connect with employers and find a job! Read this guide to be prepared for the next one!

Learn LinkedIn

Here are some tips for you on how to make a stellar LinkedIn profile that will stand out from the others.

Additional Resources

The Handouts below will help keep you safe from fraud; use your mission experience and more!

Beware Employer Fraud
Though rare, Handshake and other job platforms may have scammers. Use these tips to keep yourself safe. Click here

7 Steps for Your Job Search
It can be hard finding a job or internship when you're just starting your career. Here are some steps that will help! Click here

Finding a job
You will be successful if you invest enough time and use multiple sources. This handout gives a detailed process to follow. Click here

The Mission Advantage
Just get back from a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints? Use your volunteer experience in a way that will help you get a job! Click here

The 2-Hour Job Search Handout
Look into Steve Dalton's three step process for finding a job. Click here

Job Search Handout
Job searching can be overwhelming and
tedious. Learn about the strategies and resources that can help. Click here

Entry-Level Job Search
These seven steps can help you to get the entry level job that you are looking for. Click here

Career Shift
CareerShift is an easy-to-use website to conduct and organize your job search. Click here