The Career Center staff provides advisement, resources and programs on major and career exploration, part-time jobs and internships, resumes and cover letters, interviewing, networking and job search strategies, graduate school and post-graduation employment.

Services include individual appointments and walk-ins, career assessments, career-related programs and presentations, credential files, job/internship listings, networking resources, print and online resources, and recruiting events.

Career Center Services, Programs and Resources

Appointments and Walk-ins

  • Appointments are scheduled on the hour for one hour increments. Appointments are required for career planning and mock interviews (call the Career Center to schedule an appointment)
  • Walk-ins last for 10-15 minutes on a first-come, first-served basis (see website for walk-in schedule)

Appointment and Walk-in topics include:

  • Career Planning: explore values, interests, skills, and personality traits, utilize career assessments, gather information via print and online resources, and identify major/career options
  • Graduate/Professional School: gather information on programs and schools, learn about the application process, review materials, and evaluate if continuing education is the next step
  • Interviewing/Mock Interview: discuss the interview process and/or participate in a practice interview to receive feedback, develop skills, and identify strengths and areas for improvement
  • Job/Internship Search: learn how and where to find available opportunities, become familiar with the processes, develop and review materials, and explore strategies and resources
  • Networking: develop strategies to expand a professional network, explore current fields, clarify career goals, and learn about specific occupations and opportunities
  • Resume/Cover Letter: review application materials and learn how to effectively represent education, experience, and skills to potential employers and/or graduate schools

Career Planning

The Career Center can assist with this process through individual career counseling, which guides you through the process of self-assessment, career exploration, and decision-making so that students can make effective and rewarding career choices.

Career Resources

The Career Center manages a Career Resource Room containing over 500 career-related books and other publications, an eBook Collection with information for more than 60 career fields, as well as links to additional online resources.

Topics include: interests, majors, careers, internships, interviewing, job search, networking, salary, transitions, graduate/professional school, and more.

Credential File

The Career Center partners with Interfolio, a web-based credential management service, to provide self-managed 24/7 online access to your account. This service provides you and your recommenders the ability to mail or upload documents to your account, and the option of hardcopy or electronic delivery of materials, plus more. For more information, go to https://www.strose.edu/credentials

eCareerCenter

The Career Center’s web-based career management system, eCareerCenter, is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • Jobs and Internships posted directly with The College’s Career Center (full-time, part-time, on-campus, off-campus, internships, volunteer, babysitting/caregiver, work-study positions, and graduate assistantships)
  • Events and Recruiting including Information Tables, Information Sessions, Resume Collections, On-Campus Interviews, Career Roundtables, Education Expo, Etiquette Dinner, and other career-related programs
  • Employer information for those who list positions with the Career Center, including contacts, address, website, and available positions currently on eCareerCenter
  • Resources including Career Explorer which includes career and industry information from the U.S. Department of Labor O*Net, Career Advice from the National Association of Colleges and Employers, and the Career Center Handbook.

Education Expo

The Career Center sponsors Education Expo each Spring semester. This event provides students and alumni with an opportunity to connect and interview with education employers with anticipated vacancies.

Graduate/Professional School Advising

The Career Center provides advisement and resources to assist students and alumni to gather information on graduate/professional programs and schools, learn about the application process, review application materials, and evaluate if continuing education is the next step

Interviewing

Meet with Career Center staff to discuss interviewing and/or participate in a mock interview to receive feedback, develop skills, and identify strengths and areas for improvement

Job/Internship Search

Utilize the Career Center staff and resources to help you gain personal insight, discuss options, establish strategies, and develop job/internship search tools and techniques.

Learn how and where to find available opportunities, become familiar with the process, develop and review materials, and explore strategies and resources.

Networking Resources

The Career Center provides professional networking resources including our LinkedIn Group / Career Advisory Network (C.A.N.), Professional Connections Program, and programming such as Career Roundtables and Etiquette Dinner.

 

Programs and Presentations

  • Presentations (faculty and group sponsored) topics include career planning, eCareerCenter, graduate school, interviewing, job/internship search, LinkedIn, networking, resume/cover letter, skills assessment, and more
  • Programs include, but are not limited to, Career Carnival, Career Development Month, Career Roundtables, Education Expo, Etiquette Dinner, LinkedIn Headshots, and Resume Critique Week

Recruiting Program

The Career Center invites employers to connect with Saint Rose undergraduate and graduate students, and alumni. The Recruiting Program includes Information Tables, Information Sessions, Resume Collections, and On-Campus Interviews.

  • Recruiting Schedule: Login to eCareerCenter > Student/Alumni > Events & Recruiting > Recruiting

Resume/Cover Letter

The Career Center staff will review your resume and cover letter, and make suggestions as to how you can most effectively present your education, experiences and skills as they related to your career goals.