Career Development Center

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Career Planning Services

The Career Development Center (CDC) encourages students and alumni to actively participate in developing their future career plans.  All CDC services correspond with and support a 3-step Career Planning Process that leads to more informed, effective, and satisfying career decision making:

I. Self-Assessment

For those who are unsure of their career direction or major, we provide:

A. Individual Career Counseling Sessions
B. Self-Assessment Tools

  • Explore Your Interests
  • Clarify Your Values
  • Define Your Skills and Abilities
  • Determine Your Personality Type and Temperament Inclinations

II. Career Exploration and Choosing a Major

For those who wish to research occupations of interest, related academic majors, work environments, labor market statistics, employment trends, & salaries; we provide individual career counseling and internet links to help you:

A. Explore by Reading
B. Explore by Speaking with Professionals in Careers of Interest
C. Explore by Gaining Career Related Experience

III. Job Search Strategies and Graduate School
For those ready to conduct a job search or research graduate schools, we offer individual guidance, career library, and web site resources to:

A. Explore Continued Studies
B. Create Resumes/Cover letters/Portfolios
C. Utilize Effective Job Search Techniques
D. Search Job Listings
E. Develop Interview Skills
F. Learn the Power of Networking
G. Locate Career Fairs and Events

Additional CDC Services

  • Workshops & classroom presentations on a wide variety of career related topics

For more information contact:  The Career Development Center at (603) 897-8246 or e-mail: cdc@rivier.edu

 

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