Guide to the BRIDGE

We know the BRIDGE can seem tricky at first but once you learn how to use it you will see how much it has to offer. We thought we’d provide this step-by-step guide to the BRIDGE to help you find that perfect job or internship!

Update Your Profile

  • Log in to your BRIDGE account through MyBucknell’s Career Center Gadget
  • Select View/Edit Profile Data under the Profile tab on the navigation bar
  • Select the desired view: Personal Info, Academic Info, Career Preferences, Continued Academics or Administration
  • Click the Edit link at the top of the section you wish to edit
  • Update your profile information
  • Click Save

Upload Your Documents

  • Select Upload a Document under the Documents tab on the navigation bar
  • Choose the document type on the Upload a Document page and click Next
  • Click Browse to select your document
  • Choose the correct document and click Open
  • Click Upload

Searching for Jobs or Internships

  • Select Job/Internship Search under the Jobs & Internships tab on the navigation bar
  • Use the Basic Search to search by Keywords, Job Function and/or Location, or select one of the other searches in the More Searches section
  • After selecting your job search criteria, click Search
  • Use the yellow toolbar to further Refine your search results
  • Click on the Job Titles to view the details of the jobs
  • For other quick, easy job searches, use the 1-Click Searches on the Job Search page

Creating and Using Search Agents

  • Select Job/Internship Search under the Jobs & Internships tab on the navigation bar
  • Use the Basic Search to search by Keyword, Job Function and/or Location, or use one of the other searches in the More Searches section.ec
  • After selecting your job search criteria, click Search
  • Under More Search Options in the top left hand corner, select to Save Your Search
  • Name the search in the Saved Search Name field
  • Choose whether to receive email notifications of job matches
  • Select the job source from the Show Me Jobs… section
  • Click Save

Applying for a Job

  • Search for Jobs (See Searching for Jobs section)
  • Select a Job Title from Search Results page to open the Job Details
  • Locate How to Apply section at the bottom of the Job Details page
  • Click Apply
  • Select a Resume, Cover Letter or Other Document that meets the requirements
  • Click Submit

Creating a Favorite Jobs Folder

  • Search for Jobs (see Searching for Jobs section on previous page)
  • The Search Results page displays all relevant positions
  • Select the checkbox to the left of the jobs you would like to save to a folder
  • Locate the Save Jobs As Favorites drop down box in the lower left hand corner of the results page
  • Choose Create A New Folder from the drop down box or select an existing folder
  • Click Go
  • Enter a name for the new Folder
  • Click Save

Searching for a Career Event

  • To browse all events, select Career Center Calendar under the Calendar tab on the navigation bar
  • To find events on a specific day, use the Monthly Overview and click on the desired numeric day link
  • Search by Employer Name to search for events hosted by a specific employer
  • From any calendar search results, click on the Event Name for more event details
  • To search for a specific event by event type or employer name, select Calendar Search under the Calendar tab on the navigation bar
  • Search using the By Event Type drop down box to search for a specific type of event

Job listings with “B” icon have been posted by an alumnus, parent or employer with a specific interest in hiring Bucknell students.

You can also elect to view a broader range of jobs, posted to multiple universities, through the Experience network.

APPLICATION DEADLINES:

Starting Monday, September 20, 2010, at 11:59 PM, and continuing throughout the semester, student applications deadlines will occur for various job and internship opportunities. If technical problems occur, e-mail our staff at recruiting@bucknell.edu to report the situation and request application assistance.

BRIDGE Questions? Email recruiting@bucknell.edu

Walk-in hours: Mon-Fri, 3– 4pm

For individual appointments, please call x71238.



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