The Career Services Mission is twofold:
- to promote the value of a biblical higher education as it relates to employment
- to assist students in preparing to enter their chosen vocations directly or through further professional or graduate studies.
Career Counseling & Planning Looks at:
- Self-awareness and career choice
- Knowledge of the world of work
- Knowledge of personal values, goals, skills, interests, and personality
- Integrating a biblical worldview within the world of work
- Career resources to utilize
Some Questions to Explore in Career Counseling:
- What can I do with my major?
- What should I major in/ How do I decide what to major in?
- How can I get experience in the field in my area of study?
Some Questions to Explore in Job Preparation:
- How can I effectively write resumes, application letters, graduate essays, etc.?
- How should I go about looking for a job?
- How should I effectively prepare for a job interview?
- What are/where can I find some job search resources?
Areas Career Counseling May Address:
- Explore interests/majors
- Research careers /vocations
- Find on-campus/summer jobs
- Search for internships
- Networking/alumni contacts
- Resume Writing Guidelines
- Cover Letter Guidelines
- Conducting an Informational Interview
- Interviewing Guidelines & Techniques
- Conducting Your Job Search
- Graduate School Planning