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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.) You may also schedule an one-on-one appointment with Career Services.
Technical Notes:The system supports Internet Explorer versions 9 and above along with the latest versions of Mozilla FireFox and Google Chrome. This application relies on the usage of internet cookies. Optimal cookie settings will vary depending on your browser, but you must have your browser configured to accept cookies to use this application.
If you are a Worcester State student, you can get
career advice from alumni through the Worcester State Alumni
Advisor Network, a powerful online platform that facilitates one-to-one
career consultations. Alumni can share their expertise with students in
3 ways: career conversations, resume critiques, and mock interviews.
Register / Login to Get Advice
To find out more information you can contact the alumni office at 508-929-8279 or by emailing them at email@example.com.
We are pleased to offer Big Interview, a
free training system that features an innovative way to help you prepare
more effectively for a job interview. Big Interview is an online system
that combines training and webcam-recorded practice to help improve
your interview technique and build your confidence. Practice and share
your recorded interview answers for others’ feedback. You have at your
disposal a variety of tools, including:
How to Register
Step 1: Visit biginterview.com and click "Register Now."
2: Complete registration process—enter your @worcester.edu in the
“Organization Confirmation Email” and enter the rest of the information,
then click “Create My Account.”
Step 3: You'll then receive a
confirmation email at your WSU email address. Click "Verify" in the
email, and you'll be able to start using Big Interview.Remember,
Career Services counselors are here to assist with your interview
preparation. Contacts us at 508-929-8072 and schedule a mock interview
to further practice the skills developed on Big Interview.