Here you’ll find a selection of internal and external resources related to various phases of the career process. For guidance on using these resources and access to even more, visit us by making an appointment or stopping in during walk-in hours.
Loyola is proud to partner with Handshake, the best-in class career services platform for job and internship postings and managing your career journey.
Last year, there were 27,769 job and 9,336 internship opportunities on Handshake.
Loyola has partnered with PeopleGrove to develop a custom, Loyola-only career networking platform. Nearly 3,000 students, alumni, and friends of the University are registered and connect around career topics.
Loyola is proud to partner with Big Interview to make their proven, step-by-step system of interview prep and practice available to Loyola students. The platform combines expert video lessons and an interactive interview practice tool to help you compete for the most coveted internships and jobs.
If you have issues accessing certain content or if you have technical questions, reach out to The Career Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-617-2232 and a member our team will be happy to assist you in-person. Remember, do not share personally identifiable information (such as birthday, address, phone number) in recorded videos.
Career Topic Guides
Several of the following topics include select videos from extensive courses on LinkedIn Learning that you have access to with your Loyola credentials. Learn more about Loyola's LinkedIn Learning account.
Learn the fundamentals of building a resume by watching some helpful videos and reviewing sample resumes:
General tips for resume writing:
Understand the difference between a CV and a resume, and how to construct a curriculum vita.
Learn what to include and how to organize an effective cover letter.
Guide to Internships
Pick up some tips on how to make the most out of your internship experience, and turning this into a full-time job opportunity.
Learn how to best describe your experience in an interview. Being able to effectively illustrate your skills and your value is key to landing that next career opportunity.
Guide to Networking and Informational Interviews
Establishing and nurturing professional relationships is integral to your career journey, and isn't limited to just gathering business cards for possible job opportunities. Check out the videos below and learn how to take networking to the next level:
Building Your Brand Online
Social media can be a powerful tool in showcasing your value to an employer. If you aren't leveraging your online presence to illustrate your passions, goals, and values, you are missing out on a great opportunity to show employers what makes you unique!
- Explore career options by major.
- Like to journal? Answer one question a day that can lead to more career clarity!
- Peak Moment Analysis - Think of a time or experience where you have lost all sense of time to help define the conditions in which you thrive. (Adapted from Designing Your Life, Bill Burnett & Dave Evans)
- Good Time Journal - Discover what brings you joy by assessing your own energy and engagement! Follow this guide for directions. (Adapted from Designing Your Life, Bill Burnett & Dave Evans )
- Take the Strong Interest Inventory and/or Myers-Briggs Type Indicator by making an appointment today!
It's best to start planning for graduate school early. View the sample timeline below to begin the preparation process!
Other On-Campus Resources
Center for Community, Service, and Justice
Directory of Student Clubs and Activities
Disability Support Services
Loyola Graduate Programs
On-Campus Jobs / Work-Study Positions
Networking, Career Exploration & Job Posting Aggregators
The following information is being provided as a resource only. Loyola University has no relationship with these corporations and makes no endorsement regarding its services.
Department of Labor sponsored site to explore career paths and industry projections
Insider reviews of companies from employees and applicants
Job postings and advice on cultural preparedness for international work
The largest online database of internship postings across the US and globe
LinkedIn Jobs/LinkedIn Internships/LinkedIn Salary
The world’s largest professional network featuring robust profiles, job postings, and salary research
Advice, job postings, and company insider information with optional paid career coaching services
Free comprehensive career advice plus job and internship postings targeting college students
Internship and volunteer opportunities, along with advice for working and living in Baltimore
Your Project X
A social enterprise start-up with the mission to help 1 million students build purposeful careers by connecting them to unique opportunities
AI-powered recruiting network to assist candidates from all backgrounds access sought-after opportunities in financial services. Launched spring 2019 in investment banking and now actively expanding to asset/wealth management, sales and trading
Alumni External Resources
Career resources and job postings for executives and senior-level managers
Specialized resources and postings for $100k+ job seekers and recruiters
Veteran resource guide to job searching, resume writing, networking, and interview tips
Job board for professionals with all levels of experience. Features “Get Recruited,” a feature where job seekers complete profiles, select preferences and interests, and are connected with employers who are seeking their skill set
A leading comprehensive source of graduate school information nationwide
Comprehensive graduate program resource for program selection and application process insights
NACE Community: LGBT Resources
A list of helpful resources for LGBT college students, job candidates, and employees complied by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.