Your student profile is like an online resume, allowing you to showcase experiences you've had, talk about skills you've learned, and let potential employers know the types of activities you are interested in.

You can update your profile at any time in the left-hand menu.

Required Sections

Student profile basics

This first section of your profile includes basic demographic and contact information. Additional sections include software skills, transportation options, other languages you know and job & internship availability. 

  • Transportation. Some jobs or internships require you to have a driver's license and access to a vehicle that you can use.
  • Software skills. If you can create and save an Excel or Word document, check these boxes/
  • Availability. Select when you are available for a job or internship.
  • Languages. If you're proficient in languages other than English, you can note that here.
  • Screening. Background checks and drug screenings may be required for some positions, so check these boxes if you are comfortable completing these. You can also note if you have a food handler's card, which is a good thing to have for some types of industries.

Activity preferences

Select up to eight types of activities that you are most interested in participating in at a job or internship. You will also specify which industry sector best aligns with your goals and interests. If you are a college student, please also indicate your major.

Learning opportunities

This quick drag and drop exercise allows you to prioritize which skills you hope to gain from a job or internship experience. These answers won't be visible to employers but do help refine your match score.

  • Career exploration: An opportunity to learn about different industries and work environments, which will help you to determine what type of career you want to pursue in the future.
  • Networking: An environment that will allow you to meet a variety of people, both peers and mentors, who you can learn from and could potentially connect you with more opportunities in the future.
  • Technical skills: Hands-on experience that allows you to master important skills related to the type of work you want to pursue.
  • Professionalism: An opportunity to learn soft skills that are important in professional environments and develop skills that will be helpful to you in any future job or internship.

Optional Sections

The sections below are not required, but completing them has many advantages. A completed profile helps boost your chances at being offered a job or internship position and lets employers know more about your background. Completing your profile will also help the accuracy of your match score for positions, ensuring that the jobs and internships you apply to are at the right level and will be most helpful to you.

About me

Highlight skills and experiences that aren't captured in formal resumes or other sections of this profile. This section is an open space to talk about your coursework, career aspirations, interests, and more. Be sure to proof read for spelling and grammar errors! 

Resume upload

Upload your resume once and it will be available to all employers and attached to all the positions you apply to. The maximum file size is 2 MB. If your resume contains a lot of graphics and images, the file may be too large to upload. You can either remove the images or use a graphics program like Adobe Illustrator to compress the file.
To upload a new resume, simply upload the new resume and it will replace your old resume.

Work style

This 10-item drag and drop exercise allows you to prioritize your strengths within a job or internship, such as communication, teamwork, problem-solving, and more. This exercise factors into your match score but the results aren't visible to employers. 

Experience

You can showcase both formal work experience like other jobs and internships as well as informal experiences to showcase skills you've learned through activities like clubs, classes, or hobbies.

Work Readiness Check

Test your knowledge about working in a professional environment! This 11-question quiz is quick to complete, only visible to you, and can be taken as many times as you need to get 100%.

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