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Theseus slayed the Minotaur. Odysseus outsmarted the Cyclops. You'll overcome your professional challenges—no matter how monstrous they seem.

Questions? Drop by our offices in Prexy, send an email, or give us a call at 503/788-6690.

Resume and Cover Letter Resources

After we help you find a professional contact, we'll work with you to craft a resume that highlights your strengths and emphasizes the benefits of being a liberal arts student or graduate.

Update your resume

Update your cover letter


Networking requires art and skill. Learn the basics in our informative guide, Networking: A Strategy for Every Stage of Career Development, then jump in through the gateways below.

  • Reed Career Network: Reed alumni are your biggest network, and they want to help you succeed. Use our IRIS database to identify Reedies with majors or careers of interest who are waiting to help you launch your career.
  • Reed Switchboard: Switchboard offers real-time connections with members of the Reed community. Post and respond to Asks (“I need something you have!”) and Offers (“I have something you might need!”).
  • LinkedIn: Create your own LinkedIn profile and explore Reed's LinkedIn presence.

Learn how to to network

Job Databases

Griffin Door

Browse Griffin Door, Reed's online database for jobs, internships, and opportunities in the Portland area and beyond.


Browse Vault, an online database for jobs and employers, to find your next paid gig.

View Vault

Job Shadows

Job shadowing provides the opportunity to learn more about an industry, hear from experts in a particular field, and gain experience in a hands-on environment

Express Advising and Drop-In Hours 

Express Advising w/ Peer Career Advisors

Mondays, 6pm-8pm, LIB 203
Tuesdays, 3pm-5pm, Prexy
Wednesdays, 2:30pm-4:30pm, Prexy
Thursdays, 3pm-5pm, Prexy
Fridays, 2pm-4pm, Prexy
Sundays, 6pm-8pm, GCC-A

There will be no Express Advising Wed 11/22 - Sun 11/26.

Drop-In Hours w/ CLBR Staff
Tuesdays, 12pm-1:30pm, Commons (Fellowships Q&A)
Wednesdays, 11:30am-1:30pm, MRC
Thursdays, 11:30am-1:30pm, Commons
Fridays, 11:30am-1:30pm, Commons

There will be no drop-in hours 11/22 - 11/24.

Note: Please check the announcements on your homepage in Griffin Door for any possible updates or cancellations.

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