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The purpose of the Career Center is to provide services, resources, and educational opportunities that will support students and alumni in their career exploration, planning, and job search efforts. To achieve these goals, the Career Center offers the following services and resources:
Individual assistance in career exploration, career planning, job search skills, (i.e., resumes, cover letters, interviews, negotiating offers), graduate school options, and career transitions is available to all students and alumni.
The Career Center offers the career assessment tools, SkillScan and TypeFocus. These self-assessment resources allow students and alumni to explore career options that relate to their personality, skills, interests, and values.
A wide variety of print, video and web-based career resources are available to students and alumni. Career-related books and graduate school materials are available in room 230 in the Library. In addition, students, faculty, and staff may access many career and job search resources on the Career Center’s page on GullNet (alumni and parents can access these materials on the Career Center’s page on Endicott’s website). Resources include iCareer Advisor, a series of 25 brief and informative videos on a wide range of career topics, Perfect Interview, an online resource to prepare for and practice interviewing; and the VAULT/Career Insider Online Career Library, with extensive career and industry guides, company profiles, career articles, “day in the life” profiles of occupations, and sample documents.
Full-time, part-time, and seasonal job postings, along with a calendar of career events, including area job and career fairs, are accessible to students and alumni at www.collegecentral.com/endicott. Internships are also posted here.
Opportunities to Meet Employers
The Career Center and Internship Office sponsor an Internship and Job Fair each spring. In addition, Endicott is a member of the Massachusetts Educational Recruiting Consortium (MERC), which sponsors an annual Education Job Fair each April, with representatives from school districts from across the United States. Also, there is a Part-Time Job Fair each September for students who wish to find employment off-campus during the school year. The Career Center also coordinates employer tables in the Callahan Center and employer visits to campus.
Opportunities to network with alumni are organized by the Career Center and Alumni Relations Office throughout the year. Examples include career panels, mock interviews, networking receptions, business etiquette dinners, and an alumni mentoring program.
Workshops offered throughout the school year are designed to provide assistance with writing professional resumes, preparing job search correspondence, effective job search skills, successful interviewing, and applying to graduate school. Information regarding Career Center events may be found at www.collegecentral.com/endicott.
Students, alumni, faculty and staff who have profiles on LinkedIn.com, the professional networking site, can join the Endicott Networking Group on Linkedin to post leads, job opportunities and needs, and articles of professional interest to the group.