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5 Reasons to Visit Career Services

According to the annual Gallup-Purdue Index Report, graduates who visited the university’s career center were most likely to be employed full time after college than those students who did not visit¹. Here are five reasons why you should make an appointment with COBE Career Services to talk to an advisor.

1. Discover career opportunities within your major
Maybe you’ve decided on a major, but you’re not sure what you want to do once you’ve got your degree. Explore your career options with a career adviser! We can help you evaluate a variety of factors including salary, job growth rates, and more.

2. Polish and tailor your resume and cover letter
Dust off that resume and bring it into Career Services. We can help you put your best foot forward when it comes to your job search. To schedule a resume review, stop by COBE Career Services in MBEB 1120.

3. Networking and mentorship
Did you know that most of the jobs out there aren’t advertised? Building a professional network is essential. We host networking events throughout the school year – designed with COBE students in mind. Meet alumni and professionals who can help you expand your network and develop professionally. Career Services professionals have strong relationships with the right people and companies, and can help you get connected.

Visit our Career Workshops and Events page to see upcoming networking opportunities. Career Workshops and Events.

4. Interview practice and preparation
Prepare for your upcoming interview with a mock interview. Don’t just wing it – we can offer you valuable feedback and tips on how to ace your interview! To schedule a mock interview stop by COBE Career Services in MBEB 1120, or call (208) 426-3862.

5. Internships and other opportunities
We work with employers to build internships for our students. Internships are a great way to develop skills and expand your professional connections. Want to meet other students in your major? Join a student organization. We work alongside clubs to provide relevant programming. At Career Services, we also provide direct referrals to internships and job listings.

It might be intimidating to meet with a career adviser if you aren’t sure of your future plans, or if your resume isn’t put together, but that’s the perfect time to make an appointment. We are easy to work with and are experts in the field.

For a list of paid internship opportunities or other unique jobs that may be great experience. Visit the COBE Internship Board

For more internship and employment opportunities visit Bronco Jobs.

To make an appointment for career advisement, resume review or mock interview, stop by COBE Career Services in MBEB 1120, or call (208) 426-3862.

¹ ”Looking for Career Help.” Jake New. Inside Higher Ed. Dec. 13 2016