Career Center

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Handouts and Forms

Handouts and forms for students, alumni, employers, faculty/staff and families are organized by topic here.


Career Action Plan
Choosing a Major (PDF)
Freshman Checklist (PDF)
Sophomore Checklist (PDF)
Junior Checklist (PDF)
Senior Checklist (PDF)
TU Majors Research Guide (PDF)

Vault Guide List (PDF)
How to Navigate Career Insider (PDF)

Career Mentor Database
Career Mentor Database Search Tips (PDF)
Definitions of Mentor Activities (PDF)
Mentee Guidelines (PDF)
Sample Email to Career Mentor (PDF)
Students’ Career Mentor Database FAQs (PDF)
What to Do After You Contact a Career Mentor (PDF)

Cover Letters and Employer Correspondences
Email Etiquette (PDF)
Following Up Handout (PDF)
Job Search Correspondence Guide (PDF)
Sample Acceptance Letter (PDF)
Sample Cover Letter Job Specific (PDF)
Sample Cover Letter Job Specific 2 (PDF)
Sample Cover Letter Education 1 (PDF)
Sample Cover Letter Education 2 (PDF)
Sample Cover Letter Internship (PDF)
Sample Cover Letter On-Campus Job (PDF)
Sample Networking Letter (PDF)
Sample Offer Decline Letter (PDF)
Sample Prospecting Letter (PDF)
Sample Resignation Letter (PDF)
Sample Thank You Letter (PDF)
Sample Withdrawal Letter (PDF)
Writing Your Cover Letter (PDF)

Graduate/Professional School
Are You Ready for Graduate School? (PDF)
A Student Guide to Obtaining Letters of Recommendation (PDF)
Graduate School Admissions Tests (PDF)
Graduate School Now or Later? (PDF)
Graduate School Timeline (PDF)
Guide to Writing a Personal Statement (PDF)
Paying for Graduate School (PDF)

Calculating Your Major GPA (PDF)
Evaluating an Internship Opportunity (PDF)
Faculty Contacts for Internships (PDF)
Internship Final Evaluation Form (PDF)
Internship Learning Plan (PDF)
Internship Mid-Semester Evaluation (PDF)
Internship Student Evaluation Form (PDF)
Internship Work Hours Log (PDF)
Student Job/Internship Reporting Form

Hire@TU Advanced Search Functions Instructions (PDF)

Interview Day (PDF)
Interview Preparation (PDF)
Tips for a Successful Phone Interview (PDF)
Tips for a Successful Webcam Interview (PDF)
What Is Appropriate Professional Attire? (PDF)

Job/Career Fair
Making a Job Fair Work for You (PDF)

Job Search
Hire@TU (PDF)
Job Search Do's and Don’ts (PDF)
Job Search Fundamentals (PDF)
Student Job/Internship Reporting Form
Spring 2013 Teacher Recruitment Guide (PDF)
Tips for Applying to Federal Agencies (PDF)
Tips on Avoiding Job Scams (PDF)

Networking/Informational Interviewing
30-Second Commercial (PDF)
Informational Interviewing (PDF)
Networking: Connections Made Easy (PDF)
Using LinkedIn to Network with Professionals (PDF)

On-Campus Recruiting
On-Campus Recruiting Agreement Form (PDF)
On-Campus Recruiting Program: How to Apply (PDF)

Creating A Resume That Is Ready To Be Scanned (PDF)
Curriculum Vitae (PDF)
Resume Checklist (PDF)
Resume Guidelines (PDF)
Resume Highlighting Accomplishments (PDF)
Resume Outline (PDF)
Resume Power Verbs (PDF)
Resume Samples
Sample Reference Page (PDF)
Student Guide to the Resume Creator (PDF)
Template for a Federal Resume (PDF)
Writing a Resume Bullet Point (PDF)

Salary Negotiation
Job Offer Evaluation and Salary Negotiation (PDF)

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (PDF)
Strong Interest Inventory (PDF)

Student Employment
Application for Student Employment (PDF)
On-Campus Student Employee Checklist (PDF)
Student Employee Academic Guidance (PDF)
Student Employee Confidentiality Agreement (PDF)
Student Employee Interview Questions (PDF)
Student Employee Job Description (PDF)
Student Employee Performance Evaluation (PDF)

Student Success Stories
Tell Us Your Story form

Career Center Workshop Topics
Request a Workshop form


Career Mentor FAQ (PDF)
Career Mentor Guidelines (PDF)
Career Mentor Registration Tips (PDF)
Career Resources and Services for Towson University Alumni (PDF)
Directory of Recruiters & Temp Agencies (PDF)
Student Job/Internship Reporting Form
Tell Us Your Story form

2015-2016 Towson University Recruiting Events (PDF)
Career Center Partnership Program 2015-2016 (PDF)
Developing an Internship Program: GBC Handbook (PDF)
Effective Job Description Tips (PDF)
Employer Overview of Effective Internships (PDF)
Employer Resources (PDF)
Internship Employer Sponsor Agreement (PDF)
Internship Posting Requirements and Guide (PDF)
Internship Program Employer Checklist (PDF)
Job Fair Tips for Employers (PDF)
Report a Hire form
Starting and Maintaining a Quality Internship Program (PDF)

Faculty & Staff

Application for Student Employment (DOC)
Glossary of Experiential Education Terms (PDF)
Internship Guidelines: Expectations for Students (PDF)
Internship Site Visits: Maximizing Your Time and Relationships (PDF)
On-Campus Student Employee Checklist (PDF)
Request a Workshop form

Student Employee Academic Guidance (PDF)
Student Employee Confidentiality Agreement (PDF)
Student Employee Hiring Form (PDF)
Student Employee Interview Questions (PDF)
Student Employee Job Description (PDF)
Student Employee Performance Evaluation (PDF)


“Helicopter Parents: Ground Yourselves During Your Child’s Job Search” (DOC)
Parents as Partners (PPTX)


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