Career Services Student Success Plan

Goal 1

Life Skills

CIAT Edge Platform

  • CIAT Edge setup

    Activate and Login into CIAT Edge Platform.
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  • Getting to know yourself

    Know Your Skills Video + 10 Things About Me | My Power Worksheets Click Here

  • Goal Setting

    Setting SMART Goals | Five Steps to Goal Setting Video + Short Term | Long Term Goals Worksheets.
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  • Time Management

    How to Prioritize Video + My Tasks – Learning to Prioritize | My Schedule vs My Ideal Schedule Worksheets.
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Goal 2

Resume Creation

CIAT Edge Platform

  • Professional development section

    Log into the CIATEdge Platform. Navigate to the Professional Development Section.
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  • Professional branding resume
    and cover letter

    Resume Do’s and Don’ts Video + Brainstorming Your Resume Worksheet.
    Click Here

  • Toolkit

    Use the Resume Builder tool within CIATEdge to create a resume or Upload your reviewed resume into the ePortfolio section.
    Toolkit  Resume Builder

  • Talk to a career advisor

    Schedule an appointment with a Career Advisor to discuss your education-related career options/goals.
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  • Resume workshop

    Attend a resume workshop for additional guidance and resources.
    Click Here  

Goal 3

LinkedIn Profile

CIAT Edge Platform

  • LinkedIn

    Create your LinkedIn profile.
    Click Here

  • Develop your LinkedIn profile.

    Tailor your LinkedIn Profile to your goals.
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  • Review your LinkedIn profile.

    Meet with your Career Services Advisor to review your resume and LinkedIn.Profile
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Goal 4

Research Career Opportunities

CIAT Edge Platform

  • Research

    Begin identifying professional roles and opportunities you may be a fit for.

  • Prospect list

    Develop an employer prospect list. Begin researching companies by looking at their website to learn about their mission, vision, and other related current events/activities.

  • Parker Dewey

    Consider applying for and completing a Micro-Internship through Parker Dewey
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Goal 5

Job Hunting

CIAT Edge Platform

  • Best job search practices

    Log into the CIATEdge Platform. Watch Best Job Search Practices – Social Media for Job Searching Overview Video.
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  • Research and apply

    Research and apply for new or advancing Career Opportunities.

  • Apply for jobs

    Apply to jobs you are or will be qualified for within the technical fields.

  • Revise

    Revise the employer prospect list and continue to research and apply to companies.

Goal 6

Interview Preparation

CIAT Edge Platform

  • Preparing for the interview

    Log into the CIAT EDge Platform. Five Keys to a Successful Interview Video + Three Purposes of the Interview Video.
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  • The interview process

    Do’s and Don’ts of the Interview Process Video + Tell Me About Yourself Worksheet + My Strengths Worksheet.
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  • Answering difficult questions

    Interview Questions 1 Worksheet.
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  • Interview simulator

    Utilize the Interview Simulator Trainer Tool in CIATEdge .
    Click Here

  • Thank you letter builder

    UtilGo to Interviews and send a Thank You Letter after the process.
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  • Mock interview

    Schedule a mock interview with a Career Advisor to prepare for the interview process.
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Goal 7

Effective Communication

CIAT Edge Platform

  • Effective communication and networking

    Rules to Relationship Building Video + My Contact List Worksheet.
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  • Hone your interview skills

    Conduct informational interviews with upper-division students in your program or connect with other CIAT Alumni through the ALUMNI tab on LinkedIn.

Final Goal

After Graduation

CIAT Edge Platform

  • Stay connected

    Stay in contact with your Career Advisors after graduation for further assistance with your job search and placement processes.

  • CIAT employment form

    Complete your CIAT Employment Form.
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Talk to an Advisor

Request an appointment with one of our IT expert Admissions Advisors for personalized guidance on building your education plan. You’ll be able to book an appointment instantly for a time that fits your schedule. 

Enrollment Deadline - July 24, 2023!

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