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Students:  Use ECN to build your brand, search for internships and jobs, upload your resume for review, practice your interviewing and register for our CICD events:  Login Here  Note that your username is what comes before

Faculty:  You can register for an ECN account!  View job and internship postings, view our upcoming events and connect with our office.  Create Your Account




Students:  Use Focus 2 to identify your skills and interests and explore majors and occupations based on your results. Use your Eastern e-mail and the ACCESS CODE: warrior 

Faculty: Encourage first year and exploratory major students to utilize Focus2 as a tool to help identify a potential major and career path.

 Register Here 

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Students: Explore hundreds of on-line videos and discover employment opportunities available to you based on your major or industry of choice. 

Faculty:  Explore the video library and share clips with your students when discussing employability topics in your class.

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Additional Tools

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    Use the What Can I Do With This Major? tool to discover career opportunities based on your major.  Explore industries and areas where you can work, and gain access to additional resources to start you on your career path.

  • Students Use Burning Glass to discover companies in Connecticut and across the U.S. who are hiring in your chosen field of interest.  Access to Burning Glass is only available in the Career Studio in Wood Support Services, 2nd floor.

    Faculty:  Use Burning Glass to identify skills and competencies employers seek in the students they hire.

Career Guides

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Resume Guide

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Interviewing Guide

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LinkedIn Guide

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Internships Guide

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Grad School Guide

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Job Search Guide

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    • Activate your Eastern Career Network (ECN) Account and explore jobs, internships and events being offered by the CICD
    • Log-in to Focus 2 and iidentify your values, interests, personality, and skills--then explore major and career options.  Use the access code: warrior
    • Join a University club or organization and start building key skills employers seek.  We have nearly 100 clubs & organizations you can choose from.
    • Volunteer in an area of interest to start building out your resume.  The Center for Community Engagement has many opportunities to get involved.
    • Visit the Career Studio and create your baseline resume; identify gaps in your experience
    • Set-up an appointment with a career counselor to start identifying career opportunities.
    • Pursue and secure an internship experience and keep track of your accomplishments 
    • Choose elective classes or a minor to enhance your skills and support your professional goals 
    • Update your resume and have it reviewed by the CICD staff
    • If you haven’t already, seek out leadership roles in clubs and organizations 
    • Thinking about graduate or professional school? Start researching programs and requirements and attend the Graduate School Fair
    • Pursue academic research and projects with professors to expand your practical experience 
    • Continue to grow your network by engaging in campus events and programs 
    • Start asking faculty and professional contacts to serve as professional references  
    • Finalize your resume and have it reviewed by the CICD staff and your faculty advisor 
    • Start your job search process; utilize ECN and other job search engines to identify opportunities 
    • Grow your network through career fairs and LinkedIn 
    • Use your network to identify professional opportunities beyond job postings 
    • Join professional organizations to meet other professionals in your field of interest 
    • Participate in mock/practice interviews often 
    • Complete your degree evaluation and meet with your advisor to make sure you are meeting all your graduation requirements 
    • Meet with a member of the CICD staff to plan out your final year strategy 
    • If going on to graduate or professional school, finalize your applications early and apply for Graduate Assistant, Teacher Assistant and Research Assistant positions.
    • Research salary and cost of living using on-line resources like Burning Glass