Job Placement Resource Center

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You Matter...We Care

We recognize that this is a time of great economic uncertainty and we want you to know that support and services are available.

The Job Placement Resource Center (JPRC) is here to help with your resume, interviewing and job search:

Virtual walk-ins are available MondayFriday from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Appointments are available Monday–Friday from 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. by video, phone or chat. Reach out to us at or fill out this form and we will respond during business hours. 




  • Decide on your goals for a job search
  • Set aside time to devote to a job search


  • Consider different kinds of opportunities, locations, and industries
  • Be open to using your skills in a different industry


  • Learn about the marketplace and be open to all opportunities
  • Investigate companies and job titles


  • Update your resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn profile
  • Get two to three references ready to go and practice interviewing


  • Show examples of leadership and communication on your resume
  • Emphasize your internships, clinicals, and experience


  • Tell friends, family, and contacts about your search, and connect with them on LinkedIn
  • Volunteer with groups, companies and non-profits related to your desired career


  • Companies are still hiring, but the process is taking longer
  • Your first professional job may not be your dream job


Visit Hire a Hawk, the job board for Harper students and alumni.

Search the Job Board

Hire a Hawk is our online job management system for Harper students and alumni. Here you can search for jobs, internships/co-ops, upload your resume and apply to jobs in your area of interest. Watch the tutorials below to help you get started.

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Job Placement Resource Center
Building W W207


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