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Career Services Resources for Field Experience:

Resume Resources
Career Research
Interview Skills

Career Planning and Development's Resources for Field Experience Students

The Walden University Career Planning and Development offers a wide range of resources to help you create resumes, cover letters, and career portfolios; research field experience sites; learn new networking strategies; and prepare for interviews. 

Build Resumes, Cover Letters, and Career Portfolios

SkillsFirst document management system

Did you know that SkillsFirst offers 400+ resume, cover letter, and career portfolio samples to help you market your skills, experience, and academic knowledge to potential Field Experience sites?

SkillsFirst is a career management tool that can help you build stellar resumes, cover letters, and portfolios.  Log into SkillsFirst using your Walden email address to start using this system!

OptimalResume's Modules 
SkillsFirst Tip:  View resume samples (Category: Field Experience) and cover letter samples (Category: Field Experience Inquiry).

Find a Field Experience Site

Are you researching potential Field Experience sites?  Visit the following resources to help you expand your search:

Job and Internship Search Sites

Field Experience Webinars

Career Exploration


Ace the Interview

How do you stand out during an interview? The following resources and mock interviewing tool will help you share your skills and qualifications, communicate the benefits of your Walden program, and gain confidence to land a Field Experience site. 

Access SkillsFirst's Interview Prep module

Button to OptimalResume's Interview Prep Module

SkillsFirst Tip: you must first register on SkillsFirst to use the Interview Prep tool

Interviews Page

Leverage Online and Offline Networking

Tap into the power of networking to connect with potential site supervisors, Walden students and alumni, and other professionals in your field. The Networking page includes resources and videos that will help you strengthen your professional image and connections.

Get Connected!