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Job Market Research
Job Board
Résumé and Cover Letter
Preparing for the Interview


Job Market Research
If you are exploring career options -- including specific industries, companies, job titles or salaries - we recommend utilizing the following resources to help you determine the kinds of skills and education needed, as well as the job projections for your desired career path:

Oregon Labor Market Information System (OLMIS)
Current data on Oregon labor and job market projections.

Occupational Information Network (O*NET)
National tool for career exploration and job analysis.

Salary.com
Search for average salaries based on position and geographic location.

Glassdoor
On Glassdoor, you can search jobs then look inside. Company salaries, reviews, interview questions, and more - all posted anonymously by employees and job seekers.

Glassdoor

DreamPath
We’re currently in a pilot to offer a free career management tool for Marylhurst students and alumni from DreamPath called Marylhurst ActionPath to help:

  • Identify companies that match your interests, education, experience and philosophy.
  • Select 2-3 companies based on the above research.
  • Do in-depth research on the above companies.

DreamPath

DreamPath Meetup Group

DreamPath Webinars

Marylhurst Action Path Webinar Tutorial

Sign-up for your Marylhurst ActionPath account with the option to login using a LinkedIn account. Initial access code is "career steps." Please contact Olivia Yeung at oyeung@marylhurst.edu for further questions.


Marylhurst Job & Internship Board
Students and alumni looking for a job or internship or who would like to share opportunities can access the job board via the LinkedIn Marylhurst University Career Network.


Résumé and Cover Letter

We offer quarterly on-campus and virtual Résumé Best Practice workshops, the dates of which can be found on our events page.

We also offer résumé and cover letter reviews, but suggest students and alumni attend a Résumé Best Practice Workshop prior to requesting a résumé review. If you cannot attend one in person, you can access a recording of our latest webinar. Gaining this valuable information in advance of a personal review will allow us to focus the session on enhancing your documents beyond the basics.

 

 


Preparing for the Interview
These sessions cover the different types of interviews, the importance of first impressions and building rapport, the STAR interview technique and active practice (for campus workshops). Students can access the recording from our most recent webinar.

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August 18, 2015

LinkedIn Part 2: Leveraging LinkedIn in Career Management Webinar

This intermediate session will discuss the importance of having a professional presence on LinkedIn, its use as a job-seeking tool and how to lever...

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August 19, 2015

Preparing for the Interview Workshop

Just like preparing for any presentation, it's always good to practice! This hands-on workshop provides an overview of how to utilize the STAR meth...

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August 22, 2015

Undergraduate Information Session

Learn about bachelor's degree programs, financing your education, earning college credit for life learning, and your career options. Take a campus ...

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