EXPLORE - Career Coaching

Career and vocational planning is an individual experience. Sometimes it helps to talk it through with a professional. Our professional staff are trained counselors and qualified career development facilitators. Recognizing that each individual engages in career development at different stages, we strive to come alongside you in your journey and coach you in the decision-making process. We will not tell you what you should do with you life, but we will challenge and support you by listening, asking questions, and sharing relevant information. To schedule an individual counseling or coaching session, contact us by phone (503-554-2330) or email.

Assessments

The foundation of a satisfying career or vocation begins with an understanding of yourself, including your interests, skills, personality, values, and passions. We offer a variety of assessments for you to choose from as you explore how you are uniquely made and what potential careers might allow you to utilize your gifts and abilities to the fullest. For a complete list and description of assessments, click here.

Career Conversations

Let's Talk ... Career Conversations allow you to receive the customized attention you need to be successful in your professional pursuits. As certified career development facilitators, we engage you in a conversation that addresses your specific needs when you need it most. Through this conversation, you can access resources and begin expanding your network of professional contacts.

Here are some potential topics we'll discuss in each type of "Career Converstation."

Freshman Starter:

  • Interests
  • Values
  • Personality type
  • Major selection

Sophomore Check-Up:

  • Study abroad
  • Internship
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Informational interviews

Junior Review:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Grad school
  • Networking

Senior Consultation:

  • Portfolio
  • Interviewing skills
  • Expectations for first professional job
  • Job search strategies
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 Contact us today!  Call 503-554-2330 or email careers@georgefox.edu

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