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

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.