Career Development Services

Welcome to Career Development Services!

Career Development Services provides a
range of support for both students and alumni:

Resume/Cover Letter Development

Please feel free to submit a rough draft of your resume or cover letter to Paula Waldruff, Career Pathway Coordinator, for review. In addition, a library of reference guides for completing a successful resume/cover letter can be found below.

Interviewing/Soft Skills Techniques

Performing a mock interview is a great way to practice and improve interviewing/soft skills. Please call 419-755-4786 to schedule an appointment for a mock interview. More resources are available below.

Individualized Career Exploration and Counseling

A career assessment is a great way to help with identifying your interests and matching them up with potential careers. Feel free to take a career assessment using our FOCUS 2 tool using access code “plan”. If you would like to set up an appointment for individualized exploration, or to review your individual results please contact Paula at 419-755-4786.

Job Searching/Internship Searching Skills

Take advantage of the many resources available to you on tips for job searching on this page. In addition, please feel free to connect with Paula if you would like one-on-one assistance.

College Central Network (CCN) is an essential tool for submitting your resume and searching for jobs. Starting February 16, 2017, all students have been pre-registered on College Central Network, opens in a new window and are required to use their NCSC Student ID as their CCN User ID. The User ID must be 10 digits long, so if your ID has fewer than 10 digits, include zeroes at the beginning (for example: 0001234567). Click the “Activate your account” link to get started.
If you already have a CCN account, please disregard this requirement. Click here to access a quick registration guide. (PDF), opens in a new window

Our Career Coach is a great tool for identify job market information and open positions. Additional resources are available below.

Additional Resources

Federal Work Study Positions

2018-2019 Federal Work Study Jobs available now!

Looking for on-campus employment?? Jobs available in multiple departments on campus:
-Foundation & Alumni Services
-Child Development Center
-Admissions
-Library
-Health Sciences
-Kehoe Center–BIT, IT, Rentals & Reservations
-Crawford Success Center
-Student Activities
-Information Technology
Find a job that offers flexibility to work on campus while improving your skills and building your resume! Fill out the application , opens in a new windowand return to Financial Aid, opens in a new window (Kee 143) to determine eligibility. Contact Paula (PDF) for details on available positions.

Events

Job & Internship Fair—Looking for a full-time, part-time, summer job, or internship? We have employers from all industries who come recruit at our on-campus Job and Internship Fair! This open house, come-and-go event is for all students and alumni from every major. Dress for success and bring copies of your resume! Giveaways for attending! Stay tuned for the next on-campus fair!

Tips & Tricks for Success:
Job Fairs–The Basics (PDF), opens in a new window
Career Fairs–In the Know Before You Go (PDF), opens in a new window
Job Fair: A Day at the Fair (PDF), opens in a new window
Job Fair Mistakes (PDF), opens in a new window
Networking 101 (PDF), opens in a new window
Networking: Using Business Cards (PDF), opens in a new window
Savvy Networking (PDF), opens in a new window
60 Second Elevator Speech (PDF), opens in a new window
Job Fair Jargon (PDF), opens in a new window
How to Brand Yourself (PDF)

Career Closet—Do you need some professional clothing for the upcoming internship fair or your job interview? Come “shop” at the Career Closet for all of your professional clothing needs. We have racks and racks of gently used professional clothing that students can peruse!

Upcoming Career Closets:
Thursday, March 21st from 10:00am – 2:00pm (BLIC/Eisenhower)
Wednesday, March 27th from 10:00am – 2:00pm (Kehoe)

Resume Prep Workshops—Come work on your resume in a computer lab while getting one-on-one attention from the career services and internship staff! This is great prep for the career networking events!

Upcoming Resume Workshops:
Tuesday, March 19th from 11:00am – 2:00pm (Fallerius, Room 124)
Tuesday, March 26th from 11:00am – 2:00pm (BLIC)
Wednesday, March 27th from 10:00am – 2:00pm (Kehoe, Room 217)
Monday, April 1st from 11:00am – 4:00pm (BLIC)

Feel free to log-in to College Central, opens in a new window and use the Resume Builder to get started! Send your draft to Paula for editing/feedback!

Internship Meet & Greet—Are you looking for an internship? Looking to network with local employers? Our annual speed networking event allows students and employers to interact to discuss internships, PT/FT jobs, and other future opportunities! Email Paula Waldruff for questions at pwaldruff@ncstatecollege.edu!

Upcoming Job Fair:
Tuesday, April 2nd from 3:30pm – 5:30pm (Kee Hall, Room 128ABC)