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At Career Services, we understand that as a student 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. Upon graduation from Worcester State University, you are welcome to access services Career Services offers at no cost for 1 semester following your graduation. After that period, you may make appointments during WSU’s summer and winter breaks, when current students are away from campus. (Check WSU’s Academic Calendar for dates.) Career Services offerings available to students and alumni include:
You’re encouraged to make an appointment
with a career counselor for resume and cover letter critiques,
assistance in preparing a portfolio, guidance on graduate school
personal statements, mock interview practice, and more. We also offer:
Whether you are pursuing a career that
requires an advanced degree, feel you need to know more about your
chosen field of study, or want to increase your earning power and
competitiveness in the job market, deciding to go to graduate school is a
big decision. Give yourself plenty of time to make this decision. It
may take up to 2 years to go through the selection, application,
standardized testing, and acceptance processes.
graduate school planning services include helping you:
You may make an appointment with a career counselor in LancerLink - powered by Handshake, our online internship and job database/platform.Merely claim your account using your school email and password. Click on Career Services/Appointment/Schedule A New Appointment. Then answer the questions about your need(s). Alumni, may make an appointment during breaks when school is not in session. (Check WSU’s Academic Calendar for dates.)
Whether you are exploring multiple majors
or searching for information about your chosen field, the What Can I Do
with this Major? website will help you connect major disciplines to
Learn about the typical career areas and the types of
employers that hire people studying in particular fields, as well as
strategies to make you a more marketable candidate. Continue your
research on major disciplines and careers through the websites provided.
LancerLink is our free online internship and job database dedicated to help students and alumni make professional connections with employers and be aware of on-campus career development recruiting programs and fairs.
LancerLink system allows you to create and manage your own online
professional profile. The information you input will be available to
prospective employers who post positions in LancerLink and search for
qualified candidates. Please upload your resume/CV (Microsoft Word, PDF,
etc.) to support your internship/job searching efforts.
Access LancerLink - Students/Alumni
If you need help with your resume/CV, download our Resume and Cover Letter Guide for assistance. (It is also available to download in the LancerLink Document Library.)