Integrating career knowledge into student spaces such as the class curriculum is one of the most powerful ways we have to help students start thinking early about how all their experiences develop who they are and shape their future. We want to provide resources to faculty/staff that allow them to incorporate career in their student work.
If there is some need you uncover that we haven’t addressed, please feel free to contact Dr. Tammison Smith at email@example.com.
Are you looking to integrate career issues into your curriculum? Career Topic Units were designed to be whole entities that could be embedded into a D2L shell and include videos, links to topical resources, and a thought starter activity. However, any piece of the unit can be used as a stand-alone piece to support existing curriculum or as assignment starters. We have Career Topic Units covering the following areas:
Please email Dr. Tammison Smith with the names of the Career Topic Units you would like.
The university is placing emphasis on faculty producing research, scholarship and creative works and integrating those efforts into their teaching. Additionally, SCSU is asking departments to focus on the quality of their programs to raise their National standing.
The Career Center wants to be a ready partner for research, grants, scholarship, or other projects with a career component that could benefit from the input of a career theory expert. We look forward to consulting with you to answer your questions and help move your project forward.
Please contact Dr. Tammison Smith or Executive Director Michelle Schmitz for a consultation.
Come work in the Career Center! We are pleased to offer a variety of opportunities to provide outstanding career services to SCSU students while gaining a wide range of experiences. Depending on what positions are open, we have short-term and long-term roles for undergraduate and graduate students. Please read the descriptions below and apply as indicated.Peer Career Advisors
General duties include:
Qualifications: Must be a graduate student admitted to a recognized program. This is an excellent opportunity for, but not limited to, graduate students seeking careers in; college student development, vocational rehabilitation, human resource management, training and development, and related areas.
Typical work hours are weekdays between 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, with some required evenings and weekends for career events and workshops. Every effort is made to accommodate class and practicum schedules. We create a vibrant, developmentally-focused environment with individual supervision, on-going training, and professional development opportunities help to support the developing professional.
Application Process: Submit resume, cover letter stating why you are interested in working in the Career Center, to Dr. Tammison Smith, Associate Director - firstname.lastname@example.org
Direct questions to Dr. Tammison Smith, 320-308-3932; email@example.comGraduate Assistants
The Career Center works closely with Financial Aid and the School of Graduate Studies to provide one system, Handshake, for students to view all positions available on campus.
For more information on how to utilize Handshake for your hiring needs, visit our About Handshake section.
In the rapidly changing 21st century work world, students must be capable and competent at articulating their value to those from whom they seek opportunity. WHO (what; how; outcome) Logic is a practical tool that offers a deceptively simple format for students to follow and remember that is nonetheless deep and rich in meaning and connection to a person’s true purpose. The WHO Logic framework is remarkable flexible and can be used in a wide range of situations were articulating importance is key such as resumes, interview questions, graduate school applications and research pitches. Check out these brief videos to learn more and contact the Career Center for us to engage with your class!
Approving Internship Experiences information can be found in About Handshake.
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