Faculty & Staff
Partnerships between faculty, staff and Career Services combine strengths and resources for the benefit of our students.
Career Services can help your students make career plans, obtaining career-related experience and finding permanent employment upon graduation. Assistance is provided through individual advising, workshop and classroom presentations, special events that bring together employers and students and the vast resources within our office.
Resources for You and Your Students
Rather than canceling class when other responsibilities come up, consider a tailored presentation by one of our highly qualified career advisors.
- 10 Tips in 10 Minutes
- Creating a Resume - Basics for a First or Revisited Document
- How to Write a Cover Letter
- What Can I Do With a Major in ____?
- Searching for Jobs and Internships
- Interviewing: What to do before, during and after
- The Art of Salary Negotiation
- Discovering Your Professional Strengths
- Considering Grad School?
- Explore Majors and Careers Through Career Assessments
View topic descriptions or request a presentation »
Questions? Email Eric Anderson for career presentation details.
Students become more motivated and interested in their studies if they know more about their field and the opportunities available. Adding career exploration to your curriculum will help make the connections between education and world of work for your students. Possible career assignments include:
- Write a resume and/or cover letter and schedule an appointment with a career advisor to critique.
- Schedule and attend a mock interview to receive valuable feedback on verbal communication skills.
- Create a list of questions to ask employers at a job and internship fair to gather information and build a professional network. Attend a job and internship fair.
- Research internship and career possibilities using any of our exploration tools, including What Can I Do With This Major, Idaho CIS and CandidCareer.
- Attend a career workshop or employer info session. Career Services is willing to track attendance. View event calendar »
Know a student unsure of what they want in a career? Suggest one of our exploration tools, including:
- Sokanu Career Exploration and Assessment Test
Sokanu's questions uncover unique traits and match people to compatible careers. Compare compatibility with 700+ careers, prioritize the best and decide which are worth considering
- FOCUS 2
Designed to help college students define career and educational goals, these online resources assess work interest and skills and help identify strengths and better match academic and career options.
- Career Finder
This tool provides the most current local data on wages, employment, job postings, and associated education and training.
Career advisors are available to discuss the findings of any one of these resources. To schedule an appointment, email us or call 208-885-6121.
Email Sandra Reineke or visit the Service Learning webpage for more information on possibilities and community partners.
Check out resources available to create an internship or help your students find one.
Career Outcomes Survey
Do you know or are you a graduating Vandal who has recently been hired, has an internship or another success story after college? Let us know.