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Career Coach Appointment

Make your appointment today with a career coach whose expertise most closely matches where you are and where you want to go.

  • Exploring or changing your major or career path?  
  • Would you like to take a self-assessment and learn more about your interests and strengths?  
  • Need assistance in launching your job or graduate school search?
  • Don’t know where to start or how to build your network and find valuable opportunities?  
  • Meet with a career counselor to move your career goals forward. Make your appointment today 


Discover more about your strengths, interests and personality.  Self-assessments help you gain insight into who you are and match your academic and career goals to your unique strengths and interests.  We offer FOCUS II, StrengthsQuest, Strong Interest Inventory and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). For more information contact Career Services at

Digital Dirt 

What do you see when you google yourself?  We'll make sure your online presence is intact and awesome from an employer’s point of view.  Learn how to not simply “clean up” your digital identity, but how to leverage the power of social media to purposefully move you forward. Class/club presentations and 1:1 appointments available - schedule a visit today! 

Resource Center

Custom resources and individualized help. Resume and cover letter critiques, major and career exploration, job and graduate school search. Friendly students (aka Navigators) are ready to assist you on demand.  No appointment necessary!  You can drop by any time M-F, 10-4:30pm -- 97% of students would recommend us to their friend and 96% think we are welcoming and friendly!   

Mock Interviews

Interviewing is challenging but we know you will be up for the challenge with some practice! Schedule your mock interview today with an employer visiting campus or a career counselor or you can go online to use Optimal Resume, that has an entire mock interview module to help you hone these important skills. 

LinkedIn Photo booth

Your LinkedIn profile is your connection to over 60 million professionals in the business world. Use it to show the world who you are and to help the world find you. This network can help you connect with professionals for career exploration, finding and obtaining opportunities, joining professional associations, and much more. Join us at the LinkedIn photo booth for your professional headshot.  Tips for creating a solid LinkedIn profile.

Career Services Presentations

Career Services offers an extensive menu of presentation topics.  We are available to speak to your class or group about ways to explore (self, major and career), network and set yourself apart during the job search and interview process.  Book your Career Services speaker today. See the full menu.

Online Credentials Service

We can provide you the ability to professionally manage your critical letters of recommendation. A big part of the job search is providing organizations with a set of reference letters - testimonials from people who can speak positively in support of your candidacy. Making it easy for reference writers to submit their letters, and for you to send your letters to hiring organizations, is an important aspect of your job search.  Our online reference system, located within "LakerLeads" is accessible 24/7, allows you to choose between confidential and non-confidential letters, lets you know when writers have submitted their letters (allows you to send them reminders), and more. Request your letters via email, standard or next day mail, or uploaded to an online job application system, and keep track of your mailing history at the click of a button. Set up and manage your account here.

Job Vacancies

At any given time, there are literally tens of thousands of jobs across the country in every possible career field. Finding those jobs is not rocket science, but the internet is big place - don't waste time looking through unproductive sites.  We’ll show you how to narrow the search to find the opportunities that best match what you want.  Our local LakerLeads database, and larger systems like CareerShift making finding opportunities easy!