What to Expect of the Career Center

counseling sessionExpectations of Individual Appointments:

Confidentiality What to expect from your Counselor
Questions to Consider Career/Major Appointment
Resume/Cover Letter Appointment Interview Skills Appointment
Job Search Appointment Internship Search Appointment
Graduate School Appointment Career Express Lane

Career planning can be an overwhelming process, complicated by many factors including self-perceptions, others’ expectations, and the economy. Our career counselors are available to help you:

Confidentiality

All records kept by our office are STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL. Records may include: counseling session notes, assessment results, resumes, and job-search information. Exceptions to this policy may be made only under the following circumstances: 1) with expressed written permission from the client to release records to appropriate agencies; 2) if there is a clear, imminent threat to the health and/or safety of a client or others, to notify responsible authorities.  Resumes posted in our online system, SeaWork, obviously are there for employer access.

What to Expect From Your Career Counselor

Career counselors are trained to listen to you, help formulate goals based on your needs, and assist you in finding the best resources to meet those needs. Formal assessments are often used to help you move toward realistic action plans to meet your goals. Career Center staff will be respectful of you and are genuinely willing to help. A career counselor can help you:

Questions to Consider

Before meeting with a career counselor, take a few moments to consider the following questions. This will enable you to start thinking about what you would like to accomplish during your sessions. Your counselor can better assist you if you can articulate your career needs.

What to expect of your career/major counseling appointment:

What to expect of your Resume / Cover Letter appointment:

What to expect of your Interview Skills appointment

What to expect of your Job Search appointment

What to expect of your Internship Search appointment

What to expect of your Graduate School Personal Statement appointment

Career Express Lane

Have a simple question for us? Need a quick resume or cover letter checkup? Career Express Lane may be right for you. Career Express Lane is an opportunity for you to visit our Career Center at your convenience. Much like the express lane in a grocery store, Career Express Lane is for “one item” and is not meant to last for an extended period of time. If we feel your particular needs should require an appointment, or if you have a series of questions that will require more time and exploration, we will schedule one for you.

Our Career Express Lane hours are on Wednesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 - 11:00a.m. as well as Monday-Friday afternoons from 2:00 - 4:00p.m. See you in the express lane!

 


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