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  • Career Services

    Whether you are an undergraduate student, graduate student, or alum, we are here to help support your career goals with counseling and resources. At Career Services, we understand that you may change majors and career goals several times during your university experience. Career exploration during your college years is healthy and strategic, allowing you the opportunity to fine-tune what you really want to do in the world. 

    Our career counseling helps guide you during this important period of exploration. Here are a few of the ways we can help:

    • Cultivate and grow relationships with local and multinational organizations interested in employing Worcester State students and alumni.  
    • Help you understand the connection between majors and careers.  
    • Maintain a jobs database that you can access as a student and for the life of your career. 
    • Partner with you to facilitate lifelong career development and decision making.
    • Provide faculty with information and programs to keep them up to date on the career-related needs of students.
    • Reach out to alumni, parents, and employers to serve as key networking resources.

    Our office has developed relationships with key organizations to provide valuable career connections or internships. Here are a few examples:

    • Aflac 
    • Behavioral Concepts Inc.
    • Devereux  
    • Elder Services of Worcester  
    • Robert F. Kennedy Action Corps
    • The Key Program  
    • UMass Medical Center (Administrative side)
    • Unum Group
    • Valet Park of America

    Alumni Career Services
    As an alumnus of Worcester State University, you are welcome to access all WSU career services at no cost for one semester following your graduation. After that period, you may make appointments during summer and winter breaks, when current students are away from campus.

    Services available to alumni include career counseling for advancement and career change, job search consultations, graduate school planning advice, and information on job and career fairs. You may also access our online job database.

    Find out more about Career Services at Worcester State University.

  • Career Services Case Study
    When it comes to internships, Career Services can help you with a wide range of options. Here’s story from Assistant Director Dianne Matos about one of the programs with which she connects Worcester State students:
    During a summer internship with The Washington Center in Washington, D.C., public health major Breeyn Green ’16 had the opportunity to immerse herself in the pressing political discussions of the day, including implementation of the Affordable Care Act and other issues affecting clients of Iona Senior Services. As the intern for the Senior Advisory Coalition, it was Green’s job to research topics of vital interest to the coalition and brief the group on those issues. She also helped to maintain and facilitate relationships with local nonprofit organizations and city officials.

    Green’s goal is to become a doctor in the United States Navy, and she was able to connect with a naval cardiothoracic surgeon through The Washington Center alumni network. Dr. Hassan Tetteh, who also teaches at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, quickly became an important mentor.

    “Attending an NIH Graduate School fair, going to D.C. City Council meetings, talking to Representative James McGovern (D-MA), listening to some of the top analysts and experts in their field discuss problems and solutions to those problems, being present for the Supreme Court’s overturning of DOMA, researching information needed to petition the local government to engage in making needed changes—all of these things have shown me that I can be a part of something bigger.”

    Read the WSU news article about Breeyn Green and her summer at The Washington Center.
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