Career Services for Students and Alumni
You have taken an important step in your career path by learning more about Career Services.
How We Can Help You
Our mission is to assist students and alumni in advancing educational goals, planning a career and obtaining professional employment upon graduation. The Career Center's philosophy is based on Four Steps to Career Success: I Self Awareness, II Career Awareness, III Academic Awareness, IV Professional Awareness.
Career Development Workshop
Undecided about a major, career, or job? This workshop explores personal interests, values, skills and the vast array of career options. Group discussions make up this interactive and informative workshop.
Job Search Skills
Seniors, alumni and other students looking for a job will find this workshop informative and helpful. Hints, information and job search strategies will be presented. Attend this workshop and learn how to develop a comprehensive and effective job campaign.
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. This workshop will provide you with useful information and help you prepare for this important event-the employment interview.
Today's job market requires an impressive and well-written résumé. Join this workshop and learn the difference between a chronological vs. a skill analysis approach and develop a résumé that stresses your skills and accomplishments.
Interest Inventories such as the COPS Guidance Program andMyers-Briggs Personality Indicator.
Rèsumè Critiquing Service
Handouts with guidelines for writing a résumé are available in Career Services. Please contact the office to make an appointment to have your résumé critiqued.
Individual Career Consultation
After you have attended workshops, you can call Career Services to arrange an individual appointment with a career counselor if you need further assistance with career-related matters.
Employers seeking Kean University students have posted jobs on College Central Network.
On-Campus Recruitment, Career Days and Teacher Education Job Fairs
These are special events in which employers talk with students and alumni about employment.
After viewing an interview video, you can sign up for a mock interview. We will videotape and critique your interviewing skills.