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Where Are You in Your Search for Employment?

The search for employment is an ongoing process. The following questions represent typical issues that you must deal with during this process.


  • What skills do you have to offer an employer?
  • Have you identified and prioritized your work values?
  • What are your short range and long range career goals?

Employment Objectives

  • What do you want to do?
  • In what environment do you want to work?
  • Do you know what you want to avoid in your work?


  • Have you talked to people who can help you in your employment search?
  • What professional organizations have you joined?
  • Did you attend a career fair?


      • Does your resume reflect your employment objectives?
      • Does your resume communicate the skills you could offer an employer?
      • Is your cover letter targeted and does it complement your resume?


      • Are you prepared to communicate what you can contribute?
      • What questions do you want to ask the interviewer?
      • Have you practiced interviewing with a friend?
      What Can I Do With This Major?

      We offer a convenient tool that helps you connect majors with careers. Find an outline of common career areas, typical employers, and strategies designed to maximize career opportunities for a variety of majors.

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      Preparing for Success Along the Way

      Career Services has created a timeline to guide students in preparing for a career through each year of the college experience.

      From Freshmen to Seniors >>

      Internships provide the opportunity to improve work skills, explore career choices, develop professional competencies, and apply classroom theories and principles to real world situations.

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