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This week we had the pleasure of hosting Mary Kraft Staffing and HR Solutions for the Business Breakfast Hour at the School of Business and Leadership. It was a pleasant surprise to see two Stevenson University alums at the table, Mark Bridge, Marketing Manager and Film/Video graduate and Karrianne Zito-Seese, Staffing Manager and Business Administration alum.

Mark and Karrianne are a dynamic duo and they shared with us their experience working at Mary Kraft and the type of positions they staff for. One of their goals working for a staffing agency is to challenge the myth that staffing firms are not trust-worthy....Click here to read more.

Did you know that Career Services are available to Stevenson graduates long after graduation? Whether you graduated last May or 5 years ago, Stevenson Alum are always welcome to come back and get help in their career management.

Job searching can be a full-time job and can be very stressful when you don’t feel prepared or don’t have your materials ready to go. Most professionals wait until they are near desperation to start looking and unfortunately it becomes twice as hard to help when you are in a hurry to find a new job.

If you're feeling like you are ready to move on to a new opportunity there are things that you will have to prepare for a successful, stress free job move.

The first step is to make an appointment! Our staff is available in-person or over the phone Monday-Friday from 8:30am to 5:00pm and Wednesdays we are open from 5:00-7:00pm.

Remember, an appointment with a career counselor is just the first step. Be prepared to come out of your meeting with a list. Seldom do we have a job for you, instead we will share with you the tools and techniques to be successful!

Here are a few things you can do to prepare for your appointment:

  1. Review your resume and update with most recent job (upload to Handshake for approval)
  2. Update your LinkedIn with your job title and description. Make sure all your content is up to date.
  3. If you are a creative, make sure to update your portfolio with recent work.
  4. Start a document with companies that might be of interest and who may currently be hiring.
  5. Create a first draft of a cover letter for some of the jobs you'd like to apply for. 
  6. Make a commitment to your job search. Allocate several hours a week to research and applications to make sure you stay on track.

Ready to start? Contact us today. We look forward to working with you!

Not all graduates have jobs on their mind on graduation day, but that's ok! The transition from college life to the working life can be really stressful and there's nothing better than a good summer plan to relax and refresh. ...Click here to read more.

This spring, the Office of Career Services went on the hunt for graduates and we are proud to say that lots of them had already landed a job!

Graduation is one of our favorite times of year. It's an exciting time as students gather together with friends and family to celebrate an ending and new beginnings. ...Click here to read more.

The Office of Career Services strives to engage students and prepare them for the workforce giving Stevenson University students endless possibilities and opportunities. It is evident that career education is a top priority on campus.

Within career services there are industry specialists and liaisons for each of the six schools. Jennifer Marin, industry specialist for the School of Design, organized a flawless event, Steve Talks: Careers Worth Building, which brought guests from a variety of industries to interact and give advice to students on how to build a better professional brand....Click here to read more.