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    Practice your interviewing skills!
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Alumni Services

Welcome alumni. The Career Development Center has resources to assist you with your job search even after you have graduated. The following is a list of online subscriptions and resources available to all alumni.

In addition, our in-person career planning/job search services are available to alumni who have graduated from MTSU within the past 24 months.  Alumni within this time frame may contact the office at 615-898-2500 to schedule an appointment.

Lightning CareerLink

Lightning CareerLink is the rebranded name of MTSU's new recruiting software platform specifically for professional entry-level positions requiring a college degree and supervised internship/co-op positions that prepare students for professional career fields.

Career Fairs

The Career Center helps run several fairs throughout the year. If you are looking for a job, career fairs are great for connecting with potential employers. Find out more about upcoming career fairs here.

Career Shift

Career Shift is a powerful  job search database that you can access for connecting to employers and applying for jobs. 


InterviewStream provides you with the opportunity to participate in a practice interview and to see and hear yourself online. Using a webcam, you will be able to simulate job interviews by responding to pre-recorded interview questions and practice both verbal and non-verbal communication skills. 
Find out more and log-in here.

Resume Writing Guide

Start creating your job-winning resume with our improved Resume Writing Guide. This short guide will help you build your resume with professional content geared towards landing your next position.

Cover Letter Writing Guide

Use our Cover Letter Writing Guide to get started.  This guide will help you with formatting basics and how to develop content used to convey your interest in a specific position.

Reference Page Guide

Use our Reference Writing Guide that illustrates how to represent your references in a separate document.

A prerequisite for utilizing these resources is a basic understanding of word processing and Internet navigation skills.

Check out the services provided through the MTSU Alumni Association.

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