Prep for success

Prep for success

Upgrade your email service to Outlook.com, and take advantage of other free Microsoft apps and services to jump-start your professional life.


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Manage your email reputation

For a more professional email address, upgrade from @edu to @outlook.com. Or, if you’re using another email service, like Gmail or Yahoo Mail, you can use the import wizard to migrate your email to a new Outlook.com account. You can even keep your old email addresses, but manage them all from one place.

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Leverage important job skills

Proficiency in Microsoft Office was among the top five skills employers look for in a prospective new-hire. Outlook.com allows consumers to create, open, edit, and share Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote documents for free using Office Online, accessible from your inbox. It’s a great way to create, access, and share your resume. There’s no need for you or your recipients to install Office, and your formatting stays intact.

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Organize your application materials

Different job applications sometimes require a few specific tweaks to your resume. Manage different resume versions, notes from your interviews, and other application necessities—like copies of your transcript—all from OneDrive, accessible right from Outlook.com.

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Connect between cities

Don’t let distance be a factor in the job hunt. With Skype for Outlook.com, you can conduct your next interview remotely in HD. What’s more, Skype is a great way to keep in touch with mentors, or former classmates and roommates.

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Compare

Find out how Outlook.com stacks up against Gmail and Yahoo Mail.

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Mobile

Add Outlook.com to your phone, to see your email wherever you are.

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Outlook and Outlook.com

Use Outlook to send and receive Outlook.com email.

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How-to

Get tips for using all the best features in Outlook.com.

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