Career Resources

Looking for webinars and even more resources? Visit the Members-Only Career Resources page.

Network with other Alumni

Network with other Mines alumni on Facebook and LinkedIn! The Colorado School of Mines has active alumni communities on social media, and these are both great places to connect with other alumni and discuss job opportunities. 

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Advice from the Top

Check out the latest installment in the Advice from the Top Speaker Series here. Members can access recorded Advice from the Top events on the Members-Only Career Resources page.

Helpful Career Information

Mastering the Phone Interview
In this article, Peter Vogt gives tips on succeeding at the easy-to-underestimate phone interview, and includes guidance on preparation and what to keep in front of you during the interview.
Timeless Career Tips
This list of tips has stood the test of time. Don't skip these!
Occupational Outlook Handbook
This is the Handbook generated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It's a great resource for discovering the job functions, work environment, pay and career path for a wide range of professions.
American Institute of Chemical Engineers Career Website
On this site, you will find resources for finding a job, career development and guidance, and even mentorship. Chemical engineering internships and networking opportunities are also posted here.
EngineeringJobs.com
This is the "World's Most Visited Engineering Jobs Site." You can search jobs, post your resume and conduct jobs research.
Society of Women Engineers
If you're a female engineer, this site is a great resource for jobs, industry information, education and networking.
Careerjet.com
This site is a straightforward, bare-bones employment search engine.
Federal Government Jobs
USAJobs.gov is the place to go if you're looking for employment with the U.S. government.

Featured Articles

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Working with a Recruiter

An Introvert's Guide to Networking

Hiring for Attitude

What to Consider when Accepting a Job Offer

Words to Strike from Your Resume

9 Things Successful People Do Differently

Network Like a Pro (see the comments at the end of the article for other useful tips)

5 Ways To Stand Out After Landing Your Dream Job

The New Resume Rules: Updating Your Resume for 2011

Preoccupations: You're Scared. But Don't Shift Into Reverse.

Attacking the Job Market and Workplace Proactively in Tough Times: A Roundup of Expert Advice

Job-Hunting in a Weak Job Market: 5 Strategies for Staying Upbeat (and Improving Your Chances of Success)

Seven Strategies to Recession-Proof Your Career: Build Your Future Regardless of the Health of the Economy

Don't Shift Into Reverse