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Hire a Red Hawk and Other Career Resources!

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As you plan your spring and summer professional development goals, now is a great time to reflect on the career resources that are available to you. Check out the resources below:


Focus-2 is an online tool that allows you to assess your values, skills and interests and explore compatible career fields and major areas of study. Take the Focus-2 assessment today! (access code = Redhawk)

Explore Occupations and Industries

You can easily explore the projected growth rate, the national average salary and typical responsibilities for occupations. Simply log into your Hire a Red Hawk account and click the Career Explorer tool under Resources.

Sprague Library has NEW online resources to help you write your resume, practice standardized tests (GMAT, GRE, LSAT, etc.), and explore careers! Get tips, advice and instructions on how to negotiate salaries, refine your resume, and more, all in one place. Learn more! 

View more career exploration resources online!

Search and Apply for Jobs and Internships

Did you know that over 4,500 employers have a Hire a Red Hawk account? On- and off-campus employers post jobs and internships to Hire a Red Hawk every week. To begin searching for opportunities, sign into your Hire a Red Hawk account using your netid and password, then click Jobs > Search on the left-hand navigation.

The more you diversify your job search, the more likely you are to find opportunities that suit your interests. View a List of Other Job Search Engines.

Meet with a Career Counselor

Your career services office can help you with resume critique, interview techniques, co-ops and internships and more! Log into your Hire a Red Hawk account to make an appointment with your designated career services office today!

Having trouble making an appointment? Watch this short video for step-by-step instructions for booking a career appointment.

Career Tools On-The-Go

Want to access career resources on-the-go?  We’ve got you covered.

Manual or Automatic: What Gears are Driving YOUR Career is Montclair State’s new career services podcast.  Hear Jeff Poulos and Adam Mayer discuss all things career, such as upcoming events, job search strategies, resume and career development tips, and more! Take your career development on the road (pun intended) and listen when and where it’s convenient for you. Listen and Subscribe!

Log into your Hire a Red Hawk account from your phone!  Download the Symplicity Careers and Jobs app to quickly search, filter and apply for jobs right from your phone!  You can also use the app to schedule counseling appointments, RSVP to events and see career fair event details and booth maps, all while on the go! Download the App Now! 


Contact the Center for Career Services at 973-655-5194 or

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