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Getting Started

This is the culmination of your educational work: Getting the job or internship! We encourage you to work just as hard at identifying potential employers, making the contacts, and following through as you did for any class project.

 

Getting Started

  • Make an appointment to have your resume reviewed by a career advisor
  • Utilize multiple search strategies
  • Create a targeted cover letter that is unique to each position
  • Have your resume and cover letters available at all times
  • Always follow up interviews with a thank you note
  • Create a professional profile on LInkedIn

Below are some helpful links in aiding with your job/internship search.


LinkedIn

LinkedIn – Do you have a LinkedIn account? You should.

Create an Online presence today!
Attached is our LinkedIn Guide – Everything you need to know about connecting to the world’s largest professional network.

Join the HPU Career & Internship Services group on LinkedIn.


PantherLink

PantherLink is exclusively for High Point University students and alumni. Jobs are posted directly by the employer or through Career & Internship Services.

PantherLink, powered by Symplicity, allows students and alumni to access full-time, part-time, internship and volunteer opportunities targeted specifically to High Point University students.


Other Resources

NACElink

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) is the leading source of information on the employment of college-educated professionals. NACE connects students with more than 3,000 HR/staffing professionals. Use High Point University’s connection to NACElink

Glassdoor.com

Glassdoor is your free inside look at jobs and companies. Salary details, company reviews, and interview questions — all posted anonymously by employees and job seekers.

Tom Manatos Jobs

Known as one of the top jobs lists on Capitol Hill and in Washington, DC, Tom Manatos Jobs has helped thousands of people find government and political jobs since 2002. It connects the areas leading employers to qualified job seekers of all levels of experience and expertise.

 

CONTACT THE OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS

The High Point Admissions Office is Located in Wrenn Hall.

Tours are available 7 days a week. Please contact us to schedule your visit.

(800) 345-6993
(336) 841-9216
(336) 888-6382 (fax)
admiss@highpoint.edu

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