Internships and Career Placement

Transferable Skills

Chess piecesWhat are transferable skills? These are the skills which you developed through past jobs, community involvement, personal and professional projects, classes, parenting, sports, leadership positions, volunteer opportunities, hobbies and many other life experiences. They give you insight on your abilities, allow you to expand your resume and cover letter as well as provide talking points to utilize during interviews. Knowing what transferable skills you have developed is essential as you probe your next steps in your career exploration and job search process. The Transferable Skills Worksheet will guide you in indentifying those skills you possess in addition to ones you may want to develop or strengthen.

Transferable Skills Check List -pdf

 

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