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  • 1. MutlaqBoyang
  • 2. Outline Introduction Mission Services What to Expect From a Counselor Counselor’s Job What does a Counselor Offer Other Resources Contacts
  • 3. Introduction Introductory video clip
  • 4. Mission To engage students in their efforts to identify, pursue and attain their career-related goals. To serve students by providing career assessment, coaching, counseling, resources and opportunities to advance the achievement of their career- related goals. To partner with employers to create a strong and vibrant experiential and employment network that serves our student populations career-related goals. To partner with faculty and with parent and alumni groups to actively engage them as vital resources to support and sustain students throughout their career transition processes.
  • 5. Services Students & Alumni Faculty Employers
  • 6. Services for Students & Alumni Career & Educational Planning  Individual work with a career counsellor  University 200: Major/Career Decisions Career Information  Print and on-line resources on majors, occupations, labour market trends  People contacts, including alumni and employers Gaining Experience  Internships, Co-op and part-time work  University 300: Career Readiness  Internship Fair
  • 7. Cont… Preparing for the Job Search  Workshops, resume critiques and mock interviews with employers  University 400: Transition to the workplace Preparing for Graduate School Admission  Print, video and online resources  University 400: Transition to Grad School Connecting with Employers for Jobs  Job listings and resume referral online  On-Campus Interviewing  Mason Job Fair  Website links  Visits to employer work sites  Annual Virginia Minority Career Day
  • 8. What to Expect from CareerCounselor Counselors information is available online: http://careers.gmu.edu/about/staff/ you can read the staff Biographies to determine who is the most suitable for your background.
  • 9. Counselor’s Job Learn about yourself  Discover how your interests, skills, and values relate to careers  Take career assessments using one of our many tools  Develop individualized career plans Understand and research career options  Learn how to use our Career Library and online resources  Explore majors and careers that might be a good fit for you
  • 10. Cont… Find a job or internship to test career options and gain career-related experience  Have your resume or cover letter reviewed  Practice interviewing and networking skills  Learn about career workshops, Patriot Job Web internship and job listings, On-Campus Interviewing, and networking events  Identify potential employers for internships or jobs Explore graduate school  Explore options for additional education or training  Learn about applying for and financing graduate/professional school Prepare to move into the work world  Practice salary negotiation, compare job offers, and make the best impression on the job.
  • 11. What Counselor Will Offer Individual plan: personalized attention and a relationship- oriented approach to your needs Tools to assess your personality, skills, interests, and values Help you research career opportunities and practical guidance to prepare for the job market Specialized expertise and strategies for making connections in your target career field Inside information on the region’s leading employers and direct access to top-quality career opportunities Comprehensive, integrated, and centralized services
  • 12. Resources Career Services Calendar Events : all the information about interview, internship or workshop for the whole semester HireMason Mason Human Resources: you can search and apply for a employment by the searching engines. The Chronicle of Higher Education: they have a job center on the homepage, you can search for a job employment and interview information easily by typing keywords.
  • 13. Contact Information Student Union Building I, Room 3400 Phone: 703-993-2370 Fax: 703-993-2361 Email: careerhp@gmu.edu Mail Stop 3B6 4400 University Drive Fairfax, VA 22030-4444 careers.gmu.edu
  • 14. Demo http://careers.gmu.edu