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Career Resources + Worksheets


Need help as you navigate your career search? EPICS has a number of career preparation resources for SoC students and alumni.  Simply click on the link below to begin researching industry career paths or updating your professional assets.  You must be registered in Handshake to view the resources below:

Anti-Discrimination Statement
University Statement 

Career Path Information and Industry Resources
Arts Administration  | Film + Television Health Communication  | Marketing, Advertising + PR | Music Production  | Podcasting + Public Radio  | Sound + Post Production for TV/Film | Theatre  

Handshake Resources
Students | Employers

Individualized Career Plan 
EPICS Career Plan 

International Student Resources  
International Student GuideOISS

Job + Internship Resources
External Internship ResourcesIMPACT Story Worksheet | Internship Expectations for Students | Job Search Action Plan 

NCA Career Career Resources
Northwestern Career Advancement’s resource page offers multiple resources and databases for students to research careers.

Resource Sheets
Applicant Tracking Systems | Cover Letters | Demo Reels | Freelancing | First Generation + Lower Income Resources  | Headshots | Interviewing | Job Shadowing | Negotiating OffersNetworking + Informational Interviews | Online Networking | Professional OrganizationsEPICS Resume Guide | NCA Career Guide   | Your Online Brand

 Webinars and Career Sessions 
View previous workshops and career sessions by logging into Handshake and searching the Resources Page for webinars. Previously recorded webinars are available from April 2020 onwards. 

Alumni Database + Alumni Resources
Northwestern Alumni Association | Our.Northwestern | Northwestern Network Mentor Program

EPICS Video Resources
Have a few minutes? Watch our video series 7 Tips on updating your resume and cover letter or tackling the fundamentals of networking. Want to see more videos? Email with suggestions!

Click any one of the videos below to get started.