of Arts and Sciences
Counseling & Career Services
Academic and Personal Counseling
The Office of Counseling
and Career Services helps students identify personal and career goals,
develops strategies for growth and achievement, and targets areas of
interests and talents. Through individual attention, students are assisted
in understanding themselves, in evaluating their potential and in planning
their college course work. Personal counseling is available to all who
may be in need with an emphasis on confidentiality. All new students
are encouraged to schedule an interview during their first year.
The Office offers
students a wide array of computerized, printed, audio and video materials
through the career library. Resources available include career reference
literature, guides for resume writing and interviewing skills, internship
opportunities and graduate school information. A computer, with Internet
capability, is available in the office for student use.
The Career Services
Office regularly posts part-time and full-time employment opportunities
and provides the guidance needed to make the job seeking process a successful
Representatives of local
and metropolitan organizations recruit on campus throughout the school
year. Career Services works in conjunction with the academic departments
to provide employment information to students in all interests.
St. Joseph's College
offers a variety of career and life management workshop which may include
- What Do I Do Now? -- Life After St. Joseph's
- Resume and Cover Letter Writing
- Interviewing Skills
- Law School Preparation
- Meditation Skills and Stress Management
Senior Credential Files
are available to all seniors to aid in the employment process and graduate
school admissions. The files are compiled by the students and may include
a current resume, letters of recommendation and other information pertaining
to the student's achievements. The contents of the file are sent to
prospective employers or graduate schools upon the student's request.
is available through the Holland Self Directed Search which is interpreted
with the assistance of the Career Services Office. The Holland interest
inventory is but one tool used to access a student's professional future.
Advisement for law school, medical
school and other professional programs is available as well as information
on graduate testing preparation for the GRE, LSAT, GMAT and MCAT. Scholarship,
fellowship, and assistantship information may be obtained through the
use of directories, catalogs and Internet sites. The in-house monthly
publication, Inner Sanctum, is a current account of what is available
in all academic areas of interest.
Career Search Course
Career Search II
is a one-credit course offered in the spring semester for juniors and
seniors. The course syllabus includes resume writing, interviewing skills,
proper business correspondence and professional etiquette.
Services For Students with Disabilities
It is the policy
of St. Joseph's College not to discriminate on the basis of disability
in our education programs, admissions policies, employment procedures,
financial aid or other school administered programs.
Students needing any kind of
assistance due to a disability should contact the Office of Counseling
and Career Services. A student with a disability must present proper documentation
therefore enabling the Director to assist in making the appropriate arrangements.