Career Advising

The Career Development & Internship Center works very closely with students to support the transition into the workforce, graduate school or post-graduate service programs. You can meet with the Career Development & Internship Center staff for individual advising appointments from first-year through senior year. To schedule an appointment, call 508-767-7409.

Advising Services:

  • Individual and group appointments to discuss academic and career options
  • Open office hours in the Hagan Campus Center
  • Walk-in resume clinics
  • Employer-in-Residence resume reviews
  • Mock interviews with career advisors and employers
  • Support with job/internship search strategies and assistance in learning about employers, graduate schools, post-graduate service opportunities and internships
  • Professional development programs including workshops and presentations

Professional Development

Workshops and seminars throughout the year cover topics such as:

  • Creating a job/internship
    search strategy
  • Building a better resume
  • Building a portfolio
  • Exploring majors & majors fair
  • Finding your passion
  • Preparing for Interviews
  • Best practices for
    graduate school applications
  • Effective networking
  • Leveraging social media
    to support your job search
  • Standing out at a career fair
  • How to succeed at your internship
 

Online Resources

You can also access various career planning resources and job aids from anywhere by logging onto the My.Assumption portal and going to the Career Development page. Resource topics include:

  • Building a better cover letter
  • Building a better resume
  • Creating a job/internship search strategy
  • Career exploration
    & assessments
  • Major exploration
  • Graduate school information
  • How to succeed at
    your internship
  • How to use Hound Explorer
  • How to work a career fair
  • Post-graduate service program information
  • Preparing for interviews
  • Tips for networking success
  • Using social media to support
    your search