Career Services coaches students toward their best futures by providing valuable programs and opportunities related to making vocational calling, career or major decisions, and assisting those who need the skills and resources to seek internships or approach the job market/graduate schools effectively. The department focuses on career education and guidance and on providing resources and programming that enable students to reach their after-college goals. Employer connections are promoted.
One-credit online courses help students as they matriculate through their course work:
- GEED 214 Emerging Professional I: Majors (freshmen and sophomores)
- GEED 216 Emerging Professional II: Internships (sophomores and juniors)
- GEED 218 Emerging Professional III: Employment (juniors and seniors)
Career counseling and guidance includes individual appointments and drop-ins, Career Conversations and the online Sigi3 computer career-guidance system.
Assistance in cover letter and resume writing, interviewing, skills assessment, e-portfolio and website building are offered through the premier Optimal Resume System. BruinCareers on MyGFU/Resources/Career Services provides summer job listings, volunteer and internship opportunities, and student employment positions.
The Career Center is open all year long and is located on the first floor of the Stevens Center.