Career Development Center

Parent Connections

You can help your student prepare for the future by understanding that career planning is an evolving process, which should begin developing during freshman year and continue through senior year and beyond.  Encouraging students to actively participate in that process, will facilitate a more successful transition from college to the world of work.  View the career planning tips below to help support your student in progressing towards success!

Career Planning Resources: 

CDC Services - what we offer students to help them with all phases of career planning

4 Year College to Career Timeline - a developmental guide to career planning

"How to Choose a College Major" - a step by step tutorial that will help your student make more effective major decisions

Parent Articles on Career Planning: 

A Career Planning Course for Parents  

Ten Tips for Parents of Prospective College Students  

A Parents' Guide to Career Development  

Top Ten Career Strategies for Freshmen and Sophomores  

Current Job Market Information: 

Job Outlook for 2013  

Salary Guide  

Rivier's Major Options Button  

Job Listings  

Alumni Career Success Profiles Button  

Job Titles & Employers of Riv Grads  

Alumni Report