Career Center "Talk"

Cohen Career Center "Talk" - Learn the Language


Career Assessment

Instrument used as an aid in helping to highlight a student’s interests or personality traits and explore potential occupations and industries. Assessments do not “tell” a student what they should do. We use the Strong and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.

Career Coaching Appointment

One-on-one meeting to discuss any career-related goal, objective, or concern.

Career Fair

An event featuring several employers from different fields coming to campus at one time in one location. Employers at career fairs recruit for internship and full-time positions.

Compass

A program designed specifically for freshmen and sophomores comprised of a comprehensive menu of experiences, workshops, and career coaching opportunities.

Employer Information Session

A presentation by one employer, which highlights the organization and career opportunities for students. These presentations offer students a good way to meet an employer in a relaxed or casual atmosphere.

Externship

A less intensive career experience, lasting one to a few weeks. May involve observation or small projects. Externships can be done during winter break.

Internship

A short-term structured career experience, usually completed over a summer, and designed to develop and enhance skill sets. Internships are available in most fields, and can increase a student’s marketability to employers.

Job Shadow

Observation of a professional or group of professionals in a given industry. Usually lasts for one day to a week.

LIP

Local Internship Program. Run through the Cohen Career Center during the fall and spring semesters. A structured 7-10 hour a week career experience with local organizations representing a variety of career fields. Experiences are not for credit and are unpaid.

MACE

Major And Career Exploration series. A six-week, non-credit seminar open only to freshmen and sophomores that examines common issues students face in the first and second year of college, including: exploring majors, academic advising, writing a resume, finding internships, exploring graduate school options, and developing transferable skills.

Mock Interview

A practice interview session, where students are asked interview questions and provided feedback on the content of their answers, their delivery, and their professional appearance. 

On-Campus Interviewing

A formal program occurring during fall and spring semester, where a student can apply and interview for internship and full-time positions with employers who recruit on campus. Interviews are held in the Cohen Career Center.

Tribe Careers

A fully integrated on-line system, where students can create and store a resume, search and apply for internships and full-time positions, and access multiple resources including job and career exploration databases.

Walk-ins

A service where students can get their resume or cover letter reviewed, or get answers to basic career-related questions. No appointment is necessary, first come first served basis.