DeBlogs > Megan Thall > A Peak Into DePaul’s Hiring Process
By Megan Thall /
January 19, 2016 /
Posted in: Jobs and Internships, Navigating DePaul /
Now that you’re all on the edge of your seats, go ahead and click on the ‘Jobs’ tab. From my experience, there are usually between 25 and 50 postings on the job board at any given time. You should have lots of options to choose from! Once you click on a job that looks interesting there a few key items to pay attention to. First, make sure you read the job description in full. Aligning some of the key words mentioned in the Duties and Responsibilities section with the experiences on your resume will help you stand out as a qualified candidate. But be sure to always be authentic, don’t talk the talk if you can’t walk the walk!
If you’re offered an interview it’s important that any emails exchanged between you and your potential supervisor are clear and concise. Make sure to start each email with a greeting, end with a salutation, and use spell check. Always communicate through a professional email address. If you don’t already have one, you can set up your free DePaul student email here (once you are officially enrolled in classes).
To prep for your interview I recommend meeting with the Peer Career Advisors. These advisors are a group of students who’ve been selected and trained by the Office of Student Employment to assist their peers through the job search process. With walk-in hours in Lincoln Park and the Loop these peers can be a great resource at any step of the job search process! Once you’re ready for advice about full time careers after graduation, you can also request to meet with a full time Career Counselor who’s specialized in your major! For additional tips, you can check out the Student Employment website or post your questions below!