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
Did you know that SkillsFirst offers 500+ 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! Review the following resources to help you navigate the system:
SkillsFirst Resume and Letter Guide
General Portfolio Guide for Walden Students
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.
Visit the Interviews Page for additional interview tips and resources.
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.