Student Resources for Career Success

Resources are available to help you find success in every step of your career pathway – from deciding on a major to landing that first full-time job.  Take advantage of these resources! If you have questions these resources don’t seem to address, set up time to meet with us one-on-one to explore your goals and the pathway to success.

Success in Exploring Majors and Careers

  • Personality Assessments and Interest Inventories – please set an appointment for these resources by an email to careerservices@presby.edu
  • O*Net – Main O*Net Website; My Next Move exploration section
  • “What Can I Do With this Major?”
  • Personal Consultation – for additional tips and tools, set up an appointment with our Career Professionals (email careerservices@presby.edu)

Success in Finding Part-time or Summer Jobs

  • Work-study opportunities
  • Local tutoring opportunities
  • Blue Hose CareerNet – online jobs board
  • Resume assistance
  • Recruitment Fairs:
    • Summer Job Fair – January 20, 2015, Springs Lobby

Success in Professional Development

  • Job Search Workshops: Resume, Cover Letter, Interview Skills, etc. – listed on regular campus-wide announcements
  • Mock Interviews available on request
  • Personal consultations
  • Professional Etiquette training

Success in Your Graduate School Search

  • In-office resources for test-prep
  • Graduate School Guides available for students in Career Library
  • Collaborate with students to set up study groups as needed
  • Application Review appointments
  • Graduate School Fair each October
    • October 21, 2014 – 10:00 am – 1:00 pm (Locations follow)
    • Multi-discipline Programs – Springs Center Lobby
    • Allied Health Programs – Lassiter/Richardson 2nd floor breezeway
    • Business Programs – Jacobs Hall lobby
    • Law Programs – HP lobby
    • Seminary/Divinity Programs – Neville lobby

Full-time Job Search

  • Resume help
  • Blue Hose CareerNet has a built-in resume builder
  • Personal appointments available
  • Recruitment Fairs:
    • Fall Career Fair for pharmacy and related opportunities – date TBA
    • SCICU Consortium Career Connections, Columbia, SC – Monday, January 26, 2015
    • SCICU Consortium Teacher Fair, Clinton, SC – spring date TBA
  • On-campus recruitment: watch for announcements for recruiters interviewing or holding information tables
  • Job Interview Questions

Workshops for Classes and Groups

Our staff is trained and available to provide specific workshops to your Student Organization, Residence Hall, or Class. Workshops topics include: resumes, social media, career wardrobe, interview tips, selecting a career path, work/life balance, professional development, personality assessments, job search skills, and more. Contact us to set up your topic-specific workshop.