At Granite State College, we work to integrate your academic experience with your career goals. We achieve this in two primary ways:
Meet with a Certified Career Advisor for an individual advising session. Learn how to use self-assessment tools to reveal the types of work environments and careers that are best suited for you.
Learn about available internships, practicums and capstone courses that are part of your degree program and connected to your career goals.
CAREER SERVICES NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Lunchtime Phone Appointments
Don't have time to meet with Career Services during your busy workday? Schedule a lunch break phone conversation instead and get a head start on your next career move. Use the Request an Appointment link to the right to set up your appointment today.
Our Latest Tips and Advice:
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- Using Social Media to Benefit Your Job Search
- Why YOU Need Career Services
Did you know that GSC offers events, info sessions, workshops, lecture series and more? Check out our events calendar to keep up to date on in-person and virtual events at GSC.
Mock Interview/Resume and Cover Letter Review Session
Wednesday July 19, 2017 | 4:00 - 5:00 P.M.
Students and alums are invited to participate in a mock interview and resume/cover letter review session.
Our career services and advising staff will be available to meet with you to walk you through a list of commonly used interview questions. You’ll have the opportunity to practice your answers aloud and gain recommendations on your responses. Come dressed for success and we’ll give you feedback on your attire as well! We’ll also review any job search documents you have and give you suggestions for making an impact when applying for new positions.
Virtual LinkedIn Workshop
Monday August 7, 2017 | 1:00 - 2:00 P.M.
LinkedIn is today’s premiere tool for connecting to others in your field and having an account is crucial for networking and finding new positions. If you don’t have an account or need guidance with completing your profile, this workshop is for you. We’ll walk you through completing each section, creating your own professional brand, and following industry groups.
Granite State College is committed to helping you advance in your chosen field. The college offers a variety of resources to assist in career development, including:
- General Career Advising
- Career Assessments
- Networking and Social Media
- Educational Major Decision Making
- Resume and Cover Letter Review
- Job Search Tips
- Mock Interviews/Interview Prep
- Occupational Research
- Grad School Decisions
- Career Planning and Goal Setting
Find a list of helpful online tools from career assessments and advice, to portfolio and resume builders, to occupational research and job search links.
Find a list of employer-direct job opportunities, internships, hiring events and more.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT AND LIFE PLANNING (APST 505)
This two-credit course, appropriate for all degree programs, addresses the particular concerns of adults at various stages of career development. Students will discover the conditions that guide career planning decisions and give shape to individual careers. Topics covered include interest and skill assessment, job search skills and resume development.
Internships, practicums, and integrative capstone courses integrate your coursework with your career.
Whether your program requires one of these courses, or if you’re simply interested in enriching your academic experience, Granite State College is excited to help you explore these options.
Reach out to your advisor or contact the Experiential Learning Manager in Academic Affairs for more information.