Career Resources

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GradLeaders Job Board+ makes it easy for MBA students and alumni to put their resumes in front of more employers and immediately gain access to more MBA-level opportunities.

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College of Charleston's online job and internship database is home to hundreds of searchable internships, full-time and part-time positions. Visit

Firsthand offers career information, surveys of top employers, career advice, job listings, and career guides to individual industries.

LinkedIn Learning

College of Charleston students have free access to LinkedIn Learning courses! Log into with your CofC username and password. Select LinkedIn learning from the Apps menu in the upper left corner of the page — it will be listed under "Other." Connect your LinkedIn account and choose from a huge library of training courses and start learning!

Forage is an open-access platform designed to unlock exciting careers for students by connecting them with company-endorsed Virtual Work Experience Programs.

Relish is a centralized recruiting platform designed to streamline how students at top business schools connect with the companies that recruit them.

CareerOneStop is the flagship career, training, and job search website for the U.S. Department of Labor. The website serves job seekers, businesses, students, and career advisors with a variety of free online tools, information and resources.

Activate a free Barron's in Education subscription, courtesy of  GM Advisory Group and the School of Business.

Networking Opportunities and Resources

Networking involves making connections and maintaining relationships with people who support you throughout each phase of your career. Your network of contacts may help you to choose the right career, find rewarding opportunities, develop your skills, and achieve your goals.

Personal Branding

Create a personal brand. It is important to consider what your identity says about you. A personal brand is developed from your strengths, values, and what you have to offer a potential employer. To create your brand, think about what makes you unique, ask trusted peers, co-workers and friends how they would describe you, and identify your goals and what you hope to accomplish.

Social Media

Current students and alumni can utilize social media to their advantage while navigating the job search process.  Employers are also using these outlets in their recruiting efforts to screen potential candidates. Therefore, it is essential for a job seeker in today’s technological world to understand how to use social media like Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn strategically.  As you begin your job hunt, consider implementing the following tips to aid in your success:

  1. Use a professional headshot for your profile photo. Employers are 40 percent more likely to view your LinkedIn profile if you have one!
  2. Have a complete, robust LinkedIn account. Rather than listing out your job descriptions, focus on outcomes and data-driven results from your work.
  3. Grow your network. Connect to friends, family, alumni, and past and present colleagues and supervisors.
  4. Clean up social media accounts. Delete anything that can be seen in a negative light by an employer.
  5. Google yourself! If an employer were to do the same, what results would he or she find? Take steps to eliminate anything potentially negative through a recruiter's eyes.