Embarking on a Career

Once you’ve explored your interests and developed your career goals, it’s time to plan a strategy for landing a job that will advance those goals. Senior year is a critical time for job searching, but our resources can help you wherever you are on your career path, whether you are just starting out or looking to make a mid-career change.

Applying for a Job 101

Want to know how to craft a job application that will make it to the top of the pile? Check out our tips for writing resumes and cover letters, asking for letters of reference, and then—after you land a job—evaluating the offer and negotiating your compensation package.

Job Search Strategies
Learn how to cultivate a professional network and get it to work for you. You’ll also find special advice for re-entering the workforce after a break or after the age of 50.

Find everything you need for acing a job interview, from presenting your strengths and accomplishments to handling difficult or even inappropriate questions. Need a suit for your interview? Find out how to borrow one from the CWS Suit Program.

On-Campus Recruiting
Every year, over 100 companies come to campus in the to hire Wellesley seniors through the CWS’s On-Campus Recruiting Program. Find out who will be attending this year and how you can make the most of this opportunity