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Career Services

Introducing Melissa Wagner, Career Services Advisor for the School of Business!

Contact Melissa:

Melissa Wagner, Career Services Manager


As your Career Services Advisor, I am here to assist you in your professional development throughout your career.

What does that mean?

Review and provide feedback on job search documents
Tips for successful interviewing
Provide recommendations to enhance your job search
Quarterly Newsletter
Career Focused Webinars

Career-Focused Resources

In addition to a wealth of academic support content, LearningExpress also contains an extensive collection of resources to help you start of advance your career in your chosen field. Visit the Career Preparation section of Learning Express to browse tutorial content and ebooks to help you leverage your experience to land the job you want. Topics include career changes, job searching, resumes, cover letters, interviewing, and social networking.

Click here to learn how to register for a Learning Express account.

Resume Resources

Hiration is a versatile and user-friendly online platform for job search management. It provides industry-specific templates to help you create and customize your resume, providing instant feedback on how to improve your profile. You can access Hiration at

Create a New Resume page with listing of existing resumes and options for creating a new one.

Not sure how to get started? Once you've started a resume, portfolio, or cover letter, look for the Help icon at the top right of the menu, and select 'Product Tour,' 'FAQ,' or 'Video Help' for more information about using the builder.

Help screen in Hiration. Details in text above.

Cover Letter Resources

A cover letter’s purpose is to connect and motivate the reader with your interest for the position in which you are applying. Your letter should be concise and compliment your resume, not duplicate.  This is a good place to explain why you are a good fit, list a few soft skills, name connections or personal referrals to the company, etc.  Keep it simple and professional.  Cover letters are not as commonly used today as they have been in the past but employers still see the value, so be prepared.     


sample cover letter

Resources for Job Seekers

Job Connect

Job Connect is Rasmussen University’s very own job board where the employers we connect with on a day to day basis in Career Services post positions specifically for Rasmussen Students and Alumni. You can access Job Connect at and download the “Simplicity Jobs and Careers” app on your phone or tablet. Within Job Connect there are additional features such as Resume Books and Counseling, where you can schedule an appointment with your Career Advisor. Downloading the app is easy; for Apple, go to the App Store and for Android, go to the Google Play store. Search for "Symplicity Jobs and Careers" and download the app.

There is a second search option on the website to review careers posted through NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers).  Click the down arrow on Jobs, located on the left hand side and you will see “NACElink Extended Job Search”. 

Resume Books are active and organized by program of study.  To participate, click on the drop down arrow under “Documents” located along the left hand column in Job Connect.  Choose “Approved” and add new document.  Now that your resume is loaded, click on “Opt-In Books”.  Click on the green box “Add Resume” to allow employers to view your resume.  It is highly recommended that you contact your Career Services Advisor for a resume review prior to uploading. 

If you have not already registered, the process is simple. Just follow these steps:

1. Go to

2. Click on "Student/Alumni"

3. Click on "Register" (it is free)

4. Fill out your profile information

5. Your registration will be reviewed within 24 – 48 business hours of submission

6. Once your registration is accepted, be sure to upload a copy of your resume

7. When your registration is complete you can login to the database to search jobs posted at Rasmussen University and across the country


Research Industries, Careers, and Employers

Library Resources

Interview Preparation Resources

Come to the interview confident and prepared! Interviewers will expect you to have done your research and be familiar with their company. Learn about the company (especially if it's a large public company!) and industry using the library databases below. You'll find information about: company history, key executives, financials, number of employees, competitors, and much more! Additionally, explore various sections of the company's website, and come prepared with intelligent questions!


Research Industries, Careers, and Employers