Alumni Resources

Professional Development

Jumpstart Your Résumé
Need help presenting Jumpstart on your résumé? Check out this tool to help you highlight the diverse set of skills you honed with Jumpstart, as well as additional tips and guidelines for crafting a strong résumé.

Tips for Writing Cover Letters
Take a look at these guidelines and samples to help you write cover letters when applying to job opportunities.

Interview Tips and Guidelines
Nervous about your upcoming interview? Here are a few tips to help you prepare and stay confident.

Transferable Skills
As a Jumpstart Corps member, you have gained many marketable skills that would interest a potential employer. Use this document to help you identify and articulate these skills.

Informational Interview Guide
Learn how to expand your network by conducting informational interviews.


The Princeton Review
Planning on attending graduate school? Jumpstart has partnered with The Princeton Review to offer 15% off classroom and online graduate courses for business, law, and medical exams including the GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, and GRE. Contact to receive your exclusive code.

Teacher Preparation Program Directory
Interested in applying to a teacher preparatory program? We’ve compiled a list of various programs with details like program locations, stipends and degrees earned, and application deadlines.
Want to discover your own pathway to become a teacher? Click here to view credential, licensing, and teacher preparation programs in your state, depending on your level of education and teaching interest. Email Cianna Walker if you have any questions.


Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Management
Step-by-step directions on how to access your Segal AmeriCorps Education Award.

Segal AmeriCorps Education Award FAQ
Information concerning the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award, including how the award can be used, institutions that match the award, and more

Certification of Service Letter
Directions on how to print out a letter certifying your service with Jumpstart and AmeriCorps

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