Career Development Resources
The Field Work Term and Career Development Office has compiled this site for you as you explore various stages of your career development. Here you'll find a database of employer communication guidelines, job search and networking tips, and discipline-specific career resources. If you have questions regarding anything on this site or want to receive one-on-one career advising, feel free to book an appointment on Handshake or contact us via email. Additionally, if you'd like to practice interviewing independently, you can use your Bennington email address to create an account with Big Interview, which provides tutorials and the ability to record, watch, and adjust your own answers to interview questions.
Cover Letters, Interviews, and Resumes
- Cover Letter Guide
- First Year Sample Cover Letter
- Resume Guide
- First Year Sample Resume
- Interview Guide
- Professional Correspondence Guide
- Negotiating Salary and Benefits
- Skills Assessment Tools
Search Engines by Discipline
Handshake is Bennington College's new job searching tool. You can use Handshake to search for and apply to campus jobs, Field Work Term positions, summer opportunities, and post-graduate listings, and to to explore Handshake's network of over 200,000 employers.