- Career presentations
- Research service for career-related information
- Resources materials/articles/handouts
- Support for academic advisement
- Fieldwork opportunities for students
- Services to students
- Major connections
Sessions presented in response to departmental requests/needs, including:
- day/evening talks by Career Resource Center staff;
- "Don't Cancel that Class!": a program through which a Career Resource Center staff member can fill-in with a presentation on Career Resource Center services, career choices or interest/skill assessment;
- arrangements for alumni and/or professionals to come and speak to a class/student group about career possibilities in programs co-sponsored with academic departments and/or student organizations.
Specific information can be gathered about any career-related area. Requested projects may include:
- resource lists, employment trend data and graduate program searches;
- major/department-specific information from graduate follow-up surveys.
Targeted materials can be developed for a range of needs, including:
- information on specific and transferable skills developed in majors and how they relate to world of work;
- contributions to departmental publications such as handbooks, newsletters and brochures
Examples of presentations/resources include:
- "Writing a Marketing Resume"
- "Careers in Economics"
- "Finding a Job in Teaching"
- "Getting Experience: Summer Jobs, Internships, Co-op"
- "Applying to Graduate School"
- "Funding Sources for Graduate Study Reference List"
Faculty advising undeclared students and/or declared students with career-related questions can refer them to the Career Resource Center to take advantage of services, including:
- individual counseling; skill/interest assessment/testing
Support for faculty seeking to offer opportunities for students to get first-hand, career-related information and experience includes:
- listings of internship/co-op/summer/volunteer positions;
- assistance in locating and developing appropriate opportunities;
- help for students with all aspects of the application process.
We encourage faculty to refer students to the Career Resource Center ad early as possible in their time at The College to learn how to make the most effective use of our services, including:
- individual/group sessions on choosing a major and career planning;
- career assessments, including SDS, Strong Interest, and MBTI;
- help in developing resume/ cover letter writing, job search strategies and interviewing skills;
- Career Resource Center job listings of employers and permanent, internship and summer job opportunities;
- job fairs and special events
Faculty and staff have the opportunity to add their connections and internship/ job postings to our database. Please call the office at 845-257-3265 to have us assist you with posting.