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The University Career Center is here to assist all students/alumni with exploring majors and careers, establishing career goals, networking, finding jobs and internships, graduate school admissions, and anything else related to a student's occupational success.

Students are encouraged to attend workshops and schedule individual appointments with Career Counselors beginning their first year at Longwood.

We welcome you to explore our resources and support your student throughout their academic and career development.

 

Your Student Should Explore

  • Academic Majors & Minors and Career Fieldsassociated with his or her interests
  • Potential Careers, the employment outlook and salary data
  • Internship to explore career paths within his or her major
  • Graduate School and programs to determine if a graduate degree is necessary for your student’s desired profession or increases professional prospects 
  • Job opportunities currently available within your student’s intended career field 

 

Your Student Should Attend

  • Career Center Workshops to assist them with building resumes, finding internships, locating their first job after graduation, or applying to graduate schools
  • Job and Internship Fairs discover potential internships and jobs and practice networking
  • Presentations and information sessions by employers and graduate school representatives to receive advice.

 

Your Student Should Meet with a Career Counselor

  • To explore career options connected to his or her major or discuss switching majors
  • To learn about what minors might work best for a major
  • For assistance with writing resumes, cover letters and thank you letters
  • For tips on searching for an internship or job
  • To schedule a mock interview
  • To discuss grad schools and the application process

 

Encourage your student to contact us today!