Completing a degree program and preparing for today's job market requires students
to be well prepared, creative, and able to use a variety of programs and services
that will help them develop necessary skills. To provide our students with the most
up-to-date and comprehensive career development tools, the Center for Career Services
offers an array of career planning services that help students decide what major to
pursue, what career best suits them, or to begin the all important job search process.
Allows the opportunity to meet with a career counselor to address specific concerns
regarding choosing a major, career planning, developing your resume and/or cover letter,
and interviewing skills. Quick Questions Hours also offer the opportunity to meet
one-on-one with a career counselor for a brief consultation without an appointment.
Job Opportunities Benefiting Southern Students is an online job board available to students and alumni looking for full-time or
part-time work, co-ops, internships, and on-campus student employment. It is powered
by NACElink, DirectEmployers Association, and Symplicity. And best of all, it is designed
specifically for Southern Connecticut State University students and alumni. Click here to learn how to utilize JOBSs.
Gives students an opportunity to try out career options prior to graduation. Students
gain valuable career-related experience while earning academic credit and money. After
graduation, students usually find that their co-op position makes them more attractive
to prospective employers. In addition, they often receive higher salary offers than
students without co-op experience.
Majors Expo Wednesday, November 2, 2016 12-3:00pm in Adanti Student Center Ballroom
The Majors Expo is a unique opportunity to explore the majors and minors that Southern
Connecticut State University has to offer, while providing you information about career
opportunities that relate to your major. We hope that you will find this program
helpful as you consider academic programs and career opportunities. ___________________________________________________________________________________ Resumania January 25th, 2017, February 22, 2017, March 8, 2017, March 22, 2017 Wintergreen Building- Conference Room A & B 12:00-2:00pm
Resumania is offered several times during the year, and provides the opportunity for
students to drop by for a quick review of their résumé.
On-Campus Student Employment To qualify as a University Student Worker, students must be accepted to the university
as matriculated and must be enrolled in courses. To apply for on-campus jobs, students
should go to Careers.SouthernCT.edu and log onto JOBSs using their MySCSU login information.
Each year the Center for Career Services host a career fair that brings national and
regional employers, representing all fields, to the Southern campus. The fair foster
student and employer interaction while offering students the opportunity to explore
various careers, learn about organizations and industries, and apply for full-time,
part-time, internship, and cooperative education opportunities.
The Center for Career Services offers students and alumni a direct way to compete
for job opportunities through the on-campus interview program. Employers come to campus
to interview for positions in a variety of fields. Southern students and alumni who
are interested in participating in the on-campus interview program must submit a refined
resume at least on week prior to the interview. Please visit the events page for
a schedule of upcoming interviews.
Use the Four Year Career Planning Guide to stay on track with career planning activities
such as choosing a major, getting career related experience with co-ops or internships,
and beginning your first professional job search. In addition, you will find a 5
step plan to help you choose a major, tips to help you with your job search, interviewing
strategies, and samples to help you with creating your resume, cover letter, and post
interview thank you letters.