The Center for Career Services (listed under Other Academic Programs)
Cole Hall, Room 148
The Center for Career Services provides students and alumni with the opportunity to advance their career development through a variety of services, including the following:
- This service helps Premajor students and alumni identify their likes and dislikes in relation to majors and careers. (If a student has declared a major, h/she will receive career advisement through the school or college Office of Career Services.)
- Interest testing is available through Focus-2 to help students learn more about how their interests relate to majors and careers. It is recommended that students meet with a career counselor to discuss their results and explore next steps.
Career Counseling scheduling
- Students are directed to search and apply for on-campus student employment through Hire a Red Hawk. More information is available online at https://www.montclair.edu/career-services/on-campus-jobs/finding-an-on-campus-job/
- Faculty and Staff who would like to post available on-campus student assistant or federal work study positions should also register for an employer account in Hire a Red Hawk. More information can be found online at https://www.montclair.edu/career-services/on-campus-jobs/posting-an-on-campus-job/
- Many workshop topics are offered, including resume writing, job interviewing, how to obtain an internship, getting into graduate school, using Linkedin, and more! Workshops are viewable at the Online Workshops page. On-demand workshops are accessible on the Center’s YouTube channel.
Cooperative Education (Co-op):
- A co-op is a credit-bearing, work-based learning opportunity created to assist students in exploring how classroom learning applies to the workplace.
- Career Services is responsible for approving and enrolling co-op students. During the co-op experience, students are supervised by a faculty member in their department, as well as by the employer, and receive a grade and course credit for the experience.
How can The Center for Career Services help you as a faculty member?
By providing information important to your students’ career development, including:
- The many career choices suited to students in your major
- The importance of career planning
- The value of internships and relevant work experience for career exploration
- The many techniques of an effective job hunt
- How to use the internet for career development
- How to enroll in co-op internships
By providing information concerning:
- Legal guidelines for faculty referral of students to employers
- Current trends in employment
- The On-Campus Employment program and the Outstanding Student Employee Awards
- Professional development focused on the philosophy, pedagogy, and best practices of work-based learning
- Support for using teaching as a gateway to scholarship
For more information on how to partner with Career Services, vist https://www.montclair.edu/career-services/faculty
Semester Office Hours:
Mon. – Fri. 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.