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Career Development Services

Walk-In Advising – Staff members are available to answer any questions pertaining to your career. Also, you may have your resume or cover letter critiqued. This service is available during the hours determined and posted each semester. Appointments are strongly encouraged as walk-ins will be seen on a case by case basis.

Career Advising & Assessment – Online computerized career assessment inventory is available in the Career Center, advising is available by appointment with a counselor.

Resume Referral Service – The Career Center will at your request refer your resume to companies throughout the country who are seeking candidates with your background.

Internship Program – This service allows students to acquire on-the-job experience related to their academic major. Internships may be either paid or unpaid and are available throughout the year. Students must be at least at a sophomore level with a grade point average of 2.8 or higher to participate in the program.

On-Campus Recruiting – Employers, interested in hiring visit the campus and conduct on-site interviews. These jobs range from part-time to full-time career positions. To be considered for these interviews students must sign up in advance. Additionally, students must be registered with the Career Development Center.

Career Fair – Employers from all over the nation are invited to participate in our annual career fair. This is held during the Spring semester, usually in March corporations, school systems, industries, government, and non-profit organizations set up booths in a designated area. They are prepared to disseminate literature, collect resumes, and discuss employment opportunities.

Graduate School Expo – This event is scheduled in the fall semester. University’s, and professional schools from across the nation offering graduate degrees in all academic areas visit the campus to showcase their programs and inform students of any scholarships and/or financial assistance available to prospective students.

Black Executive Exchange Program – This program, better known as BEEP, is usually sponsored in February in conjunction with the National Urban League. Over 40 key top level black executives representing prestigious corporations visit the campus for a two day seminar. They act as mentors, role models, and networking vehicles in hopes of motivating our students to achieve their personal and professional objectives. Activities such as workshops, seminars, classroom visitations, forums, and receptions are utilized to carry out the objectives of the program.

Career Seminars and Workshops – This office plans and directs workshops geared towards helping students in their resume writing, interview skills, job search techniques, and choice of major/minor.