Organizing a Physical Therapy Job Search

Searching for a job can take a month or a year, depending on the position you seek and the market. But there are things you can do to use your time and resources effectively. Here are the key steps to organizing a successful job search:

  1. Review this Job Search Handout given at the PT Job Search workshop
  2. Want a list of where PT students look for jobs? Look here.
  3. Want to look at job boards? Check out the OCPD Job Board
  4. Watch this presentation and learn how to organize your search
  5. Write you resume, CV, cover letter or other application materials 
  6. Prepare for your interview
  7. Accept or decline the position professionally
  8. Talk to a career counselor in at 1:1 appointment about your job search

Upcoming Events


Mastering the Art of Uncomfortability: How to Network

Date: April 3, 2023
Time: 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Info Session II: Peer Teams, Spring 2023

Date: April 4, 2023
Time: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Communicating Science to Nonscientists with Jean-luc Doumont

Date: April 14, 2023
Time: 10:30 a.m. - -12:30 p.m.

Evidence-Based Teaching Course (STEP-UP) Opens

Date: June 5, 2023
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.