Career Services
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Individual Career Counseling

Students are encouraged to discuss their choice of major, as well as related career plans, with the counseling staff of Career Services. Appointments for these services are recommended at least 2 - 3 days in advance. Our professional staff is also available to review resumes and cover letters, and offer suggestions for possible improvement.

Information on Majors

More than 40 handouts provide information on each major with regard to related areas of the work world, typical employers, professional associations, and job search strategies. Everything from Health to Communication to Business to Education, we have a helpful array of take-home information for practically every occupational field.

Career Information Center

Our career library offers a wide range of books, magazines, and brochures addressing all occupational areas. Career books, occupational guides, and directories can be used to clarify and confirm your initial impressions about a career field, and to obtain occupational descriptions. Ten computers are also available for your career planning and job search needs.


Students interested in pursuing an internship or summer job can visit Career Connection for a list of opportunities in their field of study. In doing so, students can learn more about their upcoming careers and explore their choices. To further discuss their options, students can schedule an appointment.

Academic credit may be awarded at the discretion of the student's academic department.

Part-time Jobs

Students looking for part-time employment either on or off campus can find all of the positions listed by going to the Career Connection at any time of the year. To find out more information about pursuing a part-time job you can make an appointment with their appropriate advisor.


In today’s job market, employers are seeking individuals who have experience in the workplace. This experience is crucial for graduating seniors looking for a job. The best way to prepare for entering the work place after graduation is to do an internship. The Office of Career Services can assist students with seeking out opportunities which will provide them with real work experience.

What is an internship?

Internships are structured, supervised, and short term programs in which undergraduate or graduate students perform tasks and duties within an organization in order to gain knowledge and experience.

The internship is usually performed over the course of one semester or during a summer break. Internships are typically no more than 20 hours a week during a semester or up to 40 hours a week during the summer. Some companies offer students the chance to participate in a Co-Op in which the student is dedicated to interning and re-locating with a company full time for a semester or up to 6 months.

Internships are an integral part of the total education process and aid the student in meeting educational, professional, and personal objectives.

What are the benefits of an internship?

The Internship Program will be beneficial to the student as well as the employer. There are many reasons why a student should consider participating in an internship. The program allows students the opportunity to:

  • Gain real-work experience in a chose industry or related field of student
  • Apply the theories student has been studying to principle of practice
  • Explore alternatives and choices
  • Develop new skills as well as professional habits
  • Create a professional networking link
  • Experience work with a potential employer
  • Possibly receive a full time position from their employer
  • Increase marketability while creating a competitive