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5 Things You Should Know about AIU’s Career Advantage Program

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You’ve got the education, the ability and the drive to get where you want to be. But in today’s competitive job market, even the strongest graduates need a competitive edge that will help them make a lasting impression with employers. AIU’s Career Advantage Program (CAP) offers students and alumni five important services that can help you optimize your job search, make a successful career change or enhance your career development efforts:

1. Job Portal Powered by CareerBuilder®

AIU has partnered with CareerBuilder, the largest online job board in the U.S., to create an exclusive job portal that gives AIU students and alumni access to job posts from AIU’s many corporate partners as well as all of the jobs listed on CareerBuilder. With this search tool at your fingertips, you can create a profile, save your search information and get notifications when jobs are posted that match your criteria.

2. Professional Resume Writers

A polished, professional resume is critical to the success of any career search. Our Certified Professional resume writers are up to date on the most current search techniques, resume-writing trends and industry best practices. With CAP resume assistance, you can get important resume feedback and assistance to help make sure that your resume reflects your experience and objectives and makes a lasting impression.

Related: 7 Resume Pet Peeves That Can Cost You

3. Certified Career Coaches

AIU’s Certified Professional Career Coaches can empower you by helping to identify your career goals and create an action plan to help you get there. AIU’s career coaches work with students at every stage of their education and careers to help them with career research, employment searches, career development and career transitions.

4. Premium Career Planning Courses

AIU’s Serious Advantage Career Series offers students and alumni a premium four-course career development program dedicated to helping you achieve success in your career goals.

Related: Five Reasons to Join AIU’s Serious Advantage Career Series

Each five-week online course covers a different aspect of the career development process at no additional charge and provides students with one-on-one coaching, expert assessments, personalized feedback and introductions to key decision makers.

5. Access to AIU’s Professional Network

Get introduced to AIU’s many corporate partners through AIU’s Career Advantage Program. We offer online networking events, seminars and employer information sessions to help you grow your professional network and gain access to corporate employers and valuable job postings.

Interested in more posts on career services? Check out our Career Development blog.