Chatham University

Career Resources

Want to access websites and handouts by topic? Below you will find links to many valuable career-related resources. Please also check the Career Development Documents on myChatham for a vast amount of information on topics such as resume and cover letter writing, interviewing preparation, internship sites and much, much more!

+ Assessments

O*Net Interests Inventory

Jung Typology

Please set an appointment with a career consultant before taking these online assessments. It is important to receive instruction prior to proceeding with the assessments and to make arrangments to meet with a career consultant to discuss your results.

+ Career Investigation


U.S. Department of Labor

Candid Career

Careers & the disABLED Magazine

+ Graduate & Professional School

Please click on Graduate and Professional School Planning in our sidebar menu for information and resources and be sure to access our Graduate School Planning Guide HERE.

+ Interviews

Big Interview

Interviewing: The Riley Guide

Monster Career Advice: Interview

Interview Resources for Internships

+ Resume & Cover Letter

Purdue OWL Resumes and CV’s

Purdue OWL Cover Letters

The Muse

+ Salary

Occupational Outlook Handbook

+ Job & Internship Search




Simply Hired

PA JobGateway

Career One Stop

My.Jobs Best Job Sites

The Riley Guide


Glassdoor for Students and Recent Graduates


Imagine Pittsburgh

+ Job & Internship Search – Government

USA Jobs

Pennsylvania State Civil Service Commission

State Department Careers (Government)

Allegheny County

City of Pittsburgh’s Online Employment Center

+ Job & Internship Search – Pittsburgh

Imagine Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Career Connector


+ Job & Internship Search – Special Interest

Nonprofit Talent (Pittsburgh and PA)


Teach for America

Peace Corps

Higher Education

Green Jobs (PA)

Bender Consulting Services (for job seekers with disabilities)

+ Job & Internship Search – Veterans

Veterans of Foreign Wars

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs

+ Networking

Job Networking Tips

How to Network Your Way to a Job

How to Use Job Search Networking to Find a Job

Networking Tips – Internships

10 Ways to Get Better at Small Talk

+ Job Fairs

Western PA Collegiate Job and Internship Fairs

PERC Education Job Fair

Please click here for additional upcoming career development events.

+ Professional Dress

Professional Dress Guidelines

+ Social Media

How to Use LinkedIn

How to Network and Connect with Alumni

Links for How to Use Social Media for a Job Search

LinkedIn Webinars

LinkedIn for Dummies

Guide to Social Media and Job Search

How to Use Your Social Media Profiles to Find a Job

Online Reputation Management for College Graduates


    Action Verb List

    This document is an extensive list of action verbs to be used when creating or updating a resume.

    Follow-Up Guidelines

    Applied for a job or internship and haven't heard back from the employer? Learn how to follow-up with employers and contacts using these simple guidelines!

    Graduate School Planning Guide

    This document provides an outline of suggested activities to complete in preparation for applying to graduate and/or professional school programs.

    Interview Guidelines

    This document provides guidelines for interview preparation, completion, and follow-up.

    Job Fair Guidelines

    This document provides guidelines for job fairs including preparation, participation, and follow-up.

    Questions to Ask Employers

    This document provides sample questions for students to ask employers/interviewers when participating in an interview process.

    Sample Thank You Letter

    This document is a sample thank you letter to be used following a job or graduate school interview or other professional/networking event or meeting. It may also be adapted to thank a reference, professor, or internship supervisor.