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Job Search Preparation
The School of Business Administration provides extensive services and links to help our students succeed in the job search.
Career Services for Students
Career Counseling and Coaching - USD faculty and staff play an important role providing personalized assistance to support the career interests and goals of students.
Self-Assessment - The University of San Diego and the School of Business Administration offer a full range of self-assessment tools to help students understand their interests and strengths. Assessment tools include the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and CareerLeader, an MBA-specific tool to help identify career paths and the steps you need to get there.
Resume and Cover Letter Support - The School of Business Administration and campus-wide Career Services office can assist with developing personal marketing tools that will stand out above the clutter, emphasize your abilities, and target your specific goals. See our MBA Resume Writing Guidelines and Undergraduate Business Resume Guide as a preview of the the type of support material the school provides to students.
Interview Preparation - Rigorous mock interviews and web-based interview training tools are provided to help students prepare for the toughest questions and interview situations.
Networking- The School of Business and campus-wide Career Services office hosts a wide range of opportunities where you can meet and talk with business professionals in all areas of business. Students have numerous opportunities to network with alumni San Diego business leaders on and off the USD campus.
Helpful Links for Students
Occupational Resources - the Occupational Outlook Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, training and education needed, earning, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.
Wetfeet.com - gives career advice, company research, job descriptions, and information on careers, salaries, resumes, recruitment and employment trends.
Salary Wizard - provides salary and benefits information, negotiation tools, and more.
Hoover's - gives in-depth company information provided by business experts.
The University of San Diego's campus-wide Career Services office can be reached at (619) 260-4654.