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On-Campus Recruitment (OCR)



Overview
Procedures
Résumés
Cover Letters
Interviews

Overview

The on-campus recruitment program (OCR) provides graduating Hunter college students the opportunity to obtain a job before they graduate. Through OCR, employers will interview students on campus for full time job opportunities. OCR is strictly for graduating seniors! All portions of the orientation must be reviewed to participate in OCR.


 

Procedures

To apply for OCR jobs, log into CareerHutner through the homepage of the Career Development Services website. Click on the Career Hunter Students Login icon and enter your User ID and password. Complete all of the required fields within each field in the profile tab and upload your résumé into the website through the Document tab. The first résumé you upload will require approval for use in CareerHunter.

 

Résumés

A résumé is a one page summary of your education, skills, accomplishments and experience. Your résumé's purpose is to get your foot in the door. A well-­‚Äźwritten résumé does its job successfully if it does not exclude you from consideration.Your résumé should be easy to read with bulleted short statements, not long sentences. Start each bullet with action verbs and don't use "I" or "my". Proofread carefully and make sure your document is free of mistakes and typos!

 

Cover Letters

Use proper business letter format. Customize each letter. Explain highlights from your experience that are relevant to the position. Keep it short and to the point.

 

Interviews

  • Look the part: Wear a professional business suit.
  • Act the part: Be aware of your verbal and nonverbal communica9on. Sit and stand up straight and smile to convey confidence and enthusiasm. Speak clearly and concisely.
  • Speak the part: Connect the dots to show that you have what the employer is looking for. Conduct your research on the company and industry. Be prepared to talk about your skills and experiences.
  • S/TAR - Situation/Task Action Result:
    Employers will ask behavioral based questions about your background to assess how you may perform on the job. Use concrete examples using the S/TAR method in your responses to explain how you would be a good fi

 



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