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Career Development Center

The Career Development staff is professionally trained to assist students and alumni in career decision-making, career planning, job search, and graduate school search. The Center’s philosophy is to encourage and enhance student development through career counseling, workshops, and support services. Services are available to current students and alumni. Specific services include:

  1. Career Counseling appointments are scheduled daily to help students work through concerns or problems associated with any aspect of career development.
  2. Focus, a computer-based career guidance system, helps students analyze their interests, skills, values and to explore career options.
  3. The Center’s Career Library maintains resources in a number of areas for Exploring Careers, Job Searching and Exploring Educational Alternatives.
  4. Career Development Center Staff is available to present a variety of career topics to halls, classes, clubs, organizations, honor societies, fraternities and sororities.
  5. The Center produces, receives, and subscribes to many different vacancy listings. Job seekers can identify which listings are most appropriate in their fields, and monitor them regularly by visiting the office or DragonLink.
  6. On Campus Recruitment events are scheduled through the Center during fall and spring semesters. Representatives from graduate/professional schools, business and industry, education, and government visit the campus to hold information sessions and interviews. Interested students should view the calendar of events on the Career website or stop by the office for last minute additions.
  7. Internship Opportunities: In partnership with Faculty Internship Coordinators the Career Development Center Internship Coordinator provides local and regional outreach to representatives of organizations offering experiential learning opportunities. Internship information is disseminated to students through DragonLink. Students are required to first meet with Faculty Internship Coordinators to discuss academic requirements.
  8. Summer Opportunities Fair: This annual Spring Semester event provides a venue to learn about potential jobs and internships, career paths and organizations, and to network with employers. Student registration is not required. However, it is encouraged that students submit professional documents to CDC Staff for review prior to the event. Professional attire is recommended.
  9. Credential Files are available for students and alumni to support their efforts to obtain employment or admission to graduate/professional school. Credential files are maintained electronically via DragonLink.
  10. The Student Employment Service is available to all currently enrolled students seeking part-time jobs on or off campus. As this is an on going service, students are encouraged to check job listings regularly on DragonLink.
  11. Mock Interviews are scheduled with a career professional for students who would like to practice their interviewing skills. Students have the opportunity to practice answering typical interview questions while being videotaped which will then be reviewed to discuss areas needing improvement.
  12. Resume and Cover Letter critiques are offered to students and alumni who need to improve the appearance and content of their resume and/or cover letter when applying for jobs, internships and scholarships. The resumes and cover letters may be dropped off and picked up typically within 48 business hours.
  13. An annual Graduate and Professional School Fair is offered in the fall semester with an average of 75 schools in attendance.
  14. For undecided freshmen and sophomores, the Center offers PROF 100, Survey of Career Fields, a 1 credit, 5 week mini course in which students learn about themselves and career options through inventories, structured assignments and exercises.
  15. Career Development Website is a comprehensive site that offers many office services online to help cater to students’ hectic 24/7 lifestyle. There are interactive career related videos and podcasts, an online job searching database, ‘what can you do with a major in…" packets, as well as information on all of the aforementioned services. The site can be accessed at www.oneonta.edu/career

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