Career Services

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Faculty & Staff Resources

 

Career Services is here to assist you as you prepare your students for their future careers. Partnerships between faculty/staff and Career Services will allow us to combine our strengths and resources to benefit our students. If you are approached by students with questions related to choosing majors, finding internships or Cooperative Education experiences, finding jobs or applying to graduate school,  this section will assist you in making appropriate referrals to our programs and services.   If you can't find what you are looking for here, feel free to contact us. We look forward to assisting you and your students!

 

Related Information

Request a Presentation

Reference Letter Resources

Career Services Staff Referring Employers

WSC Graduate Survey (results)

 

 

 

Overview of Services

Career Services offers many programs and services to assist students and WSC graduates with all phases of their job search.

 

Job Search Assistance
The Career Services staff are available to assist students organize their job search, locating employment resources, developing effective resumes, cover letters and proper interviewing techniques.  The office maintains a variety of resources within the office as well as online to assist with the job search process. Learn More

  Resume Review/Assistance
Students may bring in a draft of their resume or cover letter and a staff member will review it within 48 hours.  Publications and handouts are also available to help students get started on their resumes and cover letters.  View Samples and Styles
  Mock Interviews
Mock interviews are scheduled throughout the year giving students a chance to practice their interview skills.  Professionals from area businesses and schools come to campus to conduct the mock interviews throughout the academic year providing students with constructive feedback.
  Cat Tracks Online Job Board
Students and alumni are welcome to review the new job opportunities received each week listing local, state, regional and national employment.  Positions include full-time, part-time, internships, and cooperative education opportunities.  Use Cat Tracks
  Career Fairs
The Career Services staff is actively involved in the development and hosting of several career fairs, both on and off campus as well as online eFairs.  These events provide all students (and faculty) opportunities to learn about various industries, employers and opportunities.  The contacts made at the fairs often times leads to interviews for full-time careers, Internship and Cooperative Education opportunities or part-time jobs. Learn More

 

 

Request a Presentation

Career Services staff make class presentations throughout the academic year on a wide variety of job search topics. You can also request a specific career related presentation for your class or organization.

 

To request a presentation, please contact our office.

 

 

Reference Letter Resources

As a faculty or staff member, you play a critical role in assisting graduating seniors with obtaining a job upon graduation. You may be contacted by prospective employers as a reference, or may be asked to write a letter of reference for a student. There are both legal and ethical issues involved in providing references for job candidates.

 

The following links will assist you in this role.

 

A Faculty Guide to Ethical and Legal Standards in Student Hiring
A guide to assist you when working with students and employers in the hiring and recruiting process.

  Faculty Reference Letter
Contains a sample reference letter for use when creating a letter of reference for students.
  Suggested Guidelines for Writing References
Includes guidelines to observe when writing references for students.
  Writing a Reference Letter
Addresses the issues involved with writing a letter of reference.


 

Refer an Employer

We know you may be contacted by employers interested in recruiting our students. Career Services offers a wide range of services to help employers whether their goal is to increase visibility on campus, start a Cooperative Education or Internship program or post current and/or future openings.  Please refer any employer to us and we will be happy to help them meet their recruiting needs.

 

IMPORTANT  A Faculty Guide to Ethical and Legal Standards in Student Hiring

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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