Leaving the Smith bubble and entering the real world can be difficult! Whether you’re looking for a job or becoming a professional student, check out this part of the website for job postings, job searching tips, and general advice!
Do you have a job posting that you would like to post on the site? Email the class secretary!
Do you have any tips on how to find and secure a job in a particular field? Send your tips to the class secretary to post them here!
Are you a resume superstar? Do you currently hire people at your current job? Offer advice for creating and mantaing a good resume!
- From the Smith CDO website:
|Planning Your Pitch: A Content Map for Cover Letters|
|Resumes & Cover Letters|
|Sample Resumes, Cover Letters & Job Descriptions|
|Framing Your Story: Questions to Guide Your Cover Letter|
|Specialized Resumes: The Arts & Academia|
Do you know where to search for particular jobs, outside of the normal popular career sites/job boards? Let everyone else know here!
- Public Health job sites:
- Federal government jobs are listed on usajobs.gov– check it out!
- Medical positions
- American Medical Association career directory
Do you interview applicants at your current job? Have you recently aced a job interview? Offer tips for other Smithies!
- This is a helpful article on job interviews!
- From the Smith CDO website:
Informational Interviews & Networking Interviews
One way to find other Smithies that can hook you up, job-wise, is going on the AASC website.
- There are several sections of the site devoting to career development opportunities and finding jobs. Registering with the site will allow you to search & see where other Smithies work, which can be useful if you’re interested in working for the same company.
Graduate and Professional School
Have you completed a program? Currently in one? Offer insight on the admission process and any other tidbits!
- Interested in public health? Check out the Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH)
- Looking for psychology programs? The American Psychological Association has a full list of accredited programs
- Going into politics and interested in attending law school? Check out the Law School Admission Council sitefor info on law school admissions
- The AAVMC Pre-Pet Requirements lists Pre-Vet requirements for specific schools if you’re interested in veterinary programs
- The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has a comprehensive list of medical school programs
- The American Nursing Association has info on nursing careers & credentialing, professional nursing practice, nursing ethics & more!
- Testing sites
- The Career Development Office has a section of their site devoted to alumnae. Helpful links are below!
Smith College Alumnae Association (AASC) is dedicated to enhancing the lives of Smith women worldwide. Through high-quality programs, unique services, and world-class events, the association reinforces the strong, lifelong ties that our diverse alumnae have to Smith and to each other.
Smith Women Connect: Careers – Connect with other alumnae in a variety of fields who are willing to share advice and expertise, and through Webinars, on-campus events, and workshops we provide you with the information you need to get your career on the right track.
Smith College Alumnae Directory – Connect with other alumnae working in related fields, post your resume, and search for jobs.
E-Access – The CDO’s database of jobs and internships. Create a free account and browse thousands of job, internship and fellowship opportunities! Alums may also post positions at their organzations.
- Worried about paying back your loans? There are several different positions that can offer loan repayment programs- check out this site to learn more!
- The Foundation Center is a great resource on grants and other sources of funding! They also have a nice resource center location in downtown DC complete with a librarian.
Know about a career event? Let the class secretary know to get it posted on the website!
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