Focus on making progress within your career development!

Focus on making progress within your career development!

Continue to improve your professional self

There is much you can do during this time to set yourself up for professional success. 

Update your resume and cover letter
Meet with a CES career advisor to discuss how to best represent your experience on your resume. Schedule an appointment via

Build your Handshake and LinkedIn profiles
This is an ideal time to perfect your professional online presence! We recommend building out your Handshake profile first (it’s a great testing ground and you have lots of other student examples to look at), then transfer the same content to your LinkedIn profile. Get started with the 10-Day Handshake Profile Challenge.

Join a student organization at Puget Sound and attend regularly
Each organization provides a different opportunity for growth, whether it is improving skills (leadership, communication, problem-solving, etc.), or helping you to become better connected to your interests.

Explore career options

Identify remote opportunities using Puget Sound resources:

Complete a micro-internship.


Watch LinkedIn Learning Courses to gain an edge in the virtual environment