Resources For You and Your Students
Explore some of the resources available to Faculty and Staff to help your students during this pivotal time in their lives. Take advantage of other services offered by Career Services or connect with us to learn more.
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 consultants.
- 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
Questions? Email email@example.com 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:
- 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 »
- Schedule and attend a mock interview to receive valuable feedback on verbal communication skills.
- Write a resume and/or cover letter and schedule an appointment with a career advisor to critique.
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 interests 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 consultants are available to discuss the findings of any one of these resources. To schedule an appointment, email us or call 208-885-6121.
Year-By-Year Guide (PDF)
Access a year-by-year guide to support the professional goals and success of your students.
10 Questions to Ask an Undecided Student (PDF)
Access some conversation-starting questions to get your student brainstorming interests and goals.
Connecting with Alumni through LinkedIn (PDF)
Invite a fellow Vandal to come share wisdom with your class.
NACE Career Readiness Competencies (PDF)
View eight career competencies outlined by NACE to help build up students into career professionals.