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Career Services Center's Resources for Field Experience Students

The Walden University Career Services Center 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. 

Resume Resources
Career Research
Networking
Interview Skills

Build Resumes, Cover Letters, and Career Portfolios

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

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

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OptimalResume Tip:  Visit the ResumeBuilder and LetterBuilder modules to view resume samples (Category: Field Experience) and cover letter samples (Category: Field Experience Inquiry).

Need more tools to stand out during your Field Experience search?  Watch these short videos:

Find a Field Experience Site

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

Professional Associations and Job/Internship Search Sites

Field Experience Webinars

Career Exploration

Field Site Lists (for Walden students only)

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 following resources, videos, and events will help you strengthen your professional image and connections:

10 Networking Tips

Video: Networking and Branding Using LinkedIn

Webinar: LinkedIn Cafe

Walden Career Connections Events

Ace the Interview

How do you stand out during an interview? The following resources, video, 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 OptimalResume's Interview Prep module

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

Video: Interviewing Strategies

Prepare for the Interview

Interview Questions