With the increasing availability of the internet and ever-evolving technology, many alumni prefer to rely on the internet as the basis of their job search.
The difference Career Services can provide is that of career development. We strive to teach alumni skills that will assist them in their life-long career journey. Utilizing the internet is just one source. Siena Heights University’s Career Services helps to get you on the path to developing your career by utilizing the following resources:
Career counseling services are available to help alumni explore, identify, and define career goals. Individual appointments are recommended to discuss a variety of career related topics including:
- Career changes
- Career choices within a major
- Cover letters
- Job search tips
- Graduate and Professional School opportunities
- Career fairs
- Interview techniques
Siena Heights University subscribes to Open Options Career Planning Software. Several career assessments are found within this web site. Recommend assessments include The O-NET Profiler and Holland Inventory. Assessments are tools to assist in the selection process.
Resumes, Cover Letters and Job Search Documents
The Career Center resources include reference books, guide sheets and sample documents to assist with the creation of professional job search documents.
Career Services receives postings for both full-time and part-time employment opportunities. Job postings are found on the Open Options home page. Select Open Options from the Career Services home page and then open the Job Listings or Internships to view current positions. In some cases a user id or password may be required. Please contact Career Services this information if prompt shows on screen. Alumni should also check corporate and organizational web sites directly for open positions.
The Career Center is open during regular business hours. Visitors may use reference materials in the Career Library; peruse guide sheets and other materials.
Network with Other SHU Alumni
Network professionally with other graduates using social media. Join the Career Services Linked In Page.