Career Services for Students and Alumni
Climb higher, get hired! Congratulations on deciding to make the Cougar Career Journey a part of your educational path here at Kean. It's a choice you won't regret making! At Kean Career Services, our mission is to to empower, prepare and position both students and alumni alike so they can identify and achieve their career goals.
Our Career Services team is here to equip students with the tools and skills needed for lifelong career development and success. In working closely with students and alumni, we help explore career options and pathways, develop career readiness skills for the 21st century, create connections between employers, students and alumni, provide high quality internships and rigorous professional employment opportunities.
The Cougar Career Journey consists of four (4) equally important yet distinct steps that our Career Services team can help guide you through. They are: Career Exploration, Career Planning, Career Readiness and Career Success. And while it's never too early to take the first step (or next) in your journey, it's very important not to let it get too late either. Email us at email@example.com to learn more.
Services Offered to Students and Alumni Include
Career Advising and Planning
Undecided about a major, career, or job? Members of our Career Services team will assist you in exploring personal interests, values, skills and the vast array of career options. We will use resources to help inform our conversation and help you decide the best path for you! Get started by taking your Focus 2 Career assessemnt now.
Internship & Job Search Skills
Our first line of defense when seeking an opportunity is Kean's Online Employment & Internship Portal! Seniors, alumni and other students looking for an internship or job will be supported by a member of the Career Services team to help them identify the best internship and job search strategies. As we say at Career Services, "when you secure your internship, you secure your career." Let's help you get that plan started!
Rèsumè Writing & Review
Today's job market requires an impressive and well-written resume. Handouts with guidelines for writing a resume are available in Career Services. Set up an appointment with Career Services and we'll walk you through the resume basics like chronological vs. a skill analysis approach. We'll be sure to help you develop a resume that highlights your skills, education and accomplishments!
Interview Preparation & Mock Interviews
A successful job interview is not solely based on luck. Preparation, techniques and personal appeal contribute significantly to this important aspect of the job hunt. Contact Career Services at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up the opportunity to practice mock interviews! As the esteemed philosopher Seneca said "luck is when opportunity meets preparation." Let's help you prepare and find your opportunity, you lucky Cougar, you!
We have built phenomenal partnerships with companies across the state! Our employer partners are excited to know we have Kean's Online Employment & Internship Portal! to post jobs and internship opportunities and share it with our community.
On-Campus Recruitment, Career Days and Teacher Education Job Fairs
These are special events in which employers talk with students and alumni about employment.