Encourage your students to take advantage of the services offered by the Career Center. Announce to your classes the services and upcoming events available through the Career Center. Explain that students should begin visiting the Career Center their freshman year and continue visiting on a regular basis.
Share with us any information concerning your major and the careers and graduate programs related to it. Any information you provide us about your department will be shared with students deciding on a major.
Encourage your students to attend workshops, the Career Expo, the Teacher Education Fair and other events sponsored by the Career Center. Announce upcoming events to your students and consider giving extra credit for attendance.
Communicate to students the mission of the Career Center. Help students understand that, while the Career Center will not find the job for them, we will teach them all the skills they need and will assist them in finding a job. They will gain more from learning these skills instead of having the job search done for them since they will eventually have to utilize these skills again when they make a job or career change in their future.
Promote the importance of acquiring good job search skills. Explain that by planning ahead and seeking assistance from the Career Center early on, they will hone good job search skills that can mean the difference between a job and a career.
Serve on panels or co-present workshops on various topics. Faculty members may be called upon to share their expertise with students during workshops or panel discussions.