The Economics Department has two roadmaps that focus on career readiness. The first is Career Prep, which will teach you about resumes, cover letters, and online networking platforms. To begin the Career Prep roadmap, click here.
The second career readiness roadmap is called Job Search. You are in the Job Search roadmap now. This roadmap will teach you how to perform an effective search for full-time jobs and undergraduate internships. It provides resources and advice on how to find employers and put yourself forward as a candidate. You can come back and complete this Roadmap whenever you are searching for a job or internship.
The Career Prep and Job Search roadmaps are outlined below for your convenience.
Roadmap: Career Prep
Objective: Fine-tune or create professional documents and establish a professional online presence to help prepare for a job or internship.
Step 1: Resumes and Cover Letters
Step 2: Professional Online Presence (LinkedIn; Handshake)
Step 3: BYU Career Services
Roadmap: Job Search
Objective: Help you find and secure a job or internship.
Step 1: Job Searching Strategies
Step 2: Networking
Step 3: Elevator Pitch & Interviewing
Step 4: Meet Your Career Director
To begin the Job Search roadmap, fill out the information below and click "Next." Entering your email address will allow you to return to this roadmap and pick up where you left off if you are unable to finish in one session. Just click the "Save and Close" button to save your progress. The system will then email you a personalized link so you can finish your roadmap later.
When you have completed the entire roadmap, click "Submit Roadmap."