February 22, 2015 at 11:35 am

Career Corner: Get Ahead in Planning Your Future Career

By Jessie Carter
Assistant Director, Career & Leadership Development Center for the College of Arts & Sciences

Prepare for a Successful Interview

Did you have a great connection with an employer last week? Need to prepare for an upcoming interview? Take advantage of the Career and Leadership Development Center’s Mock Interview Program prior to your big day. Regardless if you’re preparing for an interview with an employer or for a graduate program, our Mock Interview Program is an essential tool to polish your interview skills. Interviews can be conducted in person or over the phone and last 30 minutes in length, which also includes time for feedback related to the mock interview. Register online.

Jessie Carter

Jessie Carter

CAS 1130 Launches March 9

The Career and Leadership Development Center is excited to announce a new addition to course offerings for the second half of Spring Semester 2015! CAS 1130: Career Planning in the Liberal Arts is targeted to students in the College of Arts & Sciences, but is open to any student exploring major or career options.

This class will help students discover their interests and skills, build an intentional network, and create professional tools (like a resume) they can use right away. Students in this class will also have the opportunity to develop a professional portfolio, build a LinkedIn page that will be used for course assignments, and complete several reflective activities related to career exploration, including the True Colors Personal Success Workshop.

This highly interactive course has been offered since Fall 2013, when it launched to learning community students in several academic departments within the College of Arts & Sciences. Course activities and discussion will be tailored to students’ individual interests and goals, including outside speakers and research tools.

CAS 1130 is a 2 credit hour, graded course that will be offered Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 11:50 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in the Career & Leadership Development Center’s conference room, BUC 503. The course is being taught by Lindsey Marx, Associate Director for the Career & Leadership Development Center.

For more information about CAS 1130 or any career class with instructors from the Career & Leadership Development Center, contact Marx at or 740-593-2909. To learn more about the CLDC, visit the Career and Leadership Development Center website or on social media @OHIOCLDC.

Need a Summer Internship? Graduating and Looking for a Job?

Bobcat CareerLink is your one-stop shop to browse through dozens of internship and job postings and organization in Ohio and beyond. Upload your resume today and access information about jobs and employers, as well as workshops and events hosted by the Career and Leadership Development Center.

Four-Year Career and Academic Plan

Stay on track during your undergraduate career by utilizing the Career and Academic Checklist. This checklist will provide useful suggestions for each year of your studies, ensuring that you’re on track to graduate while simultaneously moving you forward with a strategic plan for success as you continue down your career path.

To chat about this and other career-related topics, schedule a career coaching appointment with Jessie Carter, Assistant Director for the Career and Leadership Development Center for the College of Arts & Sciences.


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