CareerBeam

Through our continued efforts to meet your career management needs, the Smith College Office of Alumnae Relations has partnered with CareerBeam to bring you the best career development information, and the best company and industry research tools, available in the market. The Career Success Center has a career development seminar series that has assessments, professional resume and cover letter builders, and search strategy resources for you. Just a few highlights and features now available to you include:

  • Identify professional direction and explore careers through career assessments
  • Create your resume
  • Write a cover letter
  • Prepare for an interview
  • Generate a network and develop a list of networking questions
  • Organize, manage, and implement your job search
  • Research and find domestic and international companies and recruiters

To self-register and begin using our Career Success Center, click here.

Watch our recorded webinar on an Introduction to CareerBeam here. 

E-Access

The Lazarus Center’s database of jobs and internships. Create a free account and browse thousands of jobs, internship and fellowship opportunities (including over 100 active job postings targeted to recent alums!) Recent graduates can submit their resume for review and all alumnae are also welcome to post positions at their organizations here.

Resume

Writing & Updating Your Resume (PDF)

Interview

Ace That Interview (PDF)

Salary Negotiation

PayScale.com Salary Negotiation Guide
Not only can PayScale tell you how much you should earn, we can help you negotiate your salary too. We’ve teamed up with career and finance experts to answer your questions about salary negotiation. We give you the data and break everything down into three easy steps – Research, Strategize, Negotiate – so that you can prepare yourself for salary success.

GlassDoor Salaries – See what employees earn at over 180,000 companies worldwide, learn what kind of salary to expect for any job in any location, and get the full compensation picture with tips and bonuses, as well as benefits.

ADP’s Salary Paycheck Calculator – This tool will help you estimate your actual take-home pay per paycheck based upon your gross salary, state and local taxes, and tax withholding status.

Educate to Career Salary Calculator

Salary.com

Connecting with Alumnae

How to Use the LinkedIn Alumni Tool – LinkedIn has an incredibly useful and user-friendly tool to help you connect with over 28,000 alumnae, read this article and start connecting today.

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