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Advisor Toolkit

Resources for academic advisors, program coordinators and faculty members about Career Services.

To help advisors, coordinators, faculty and mentors respond to career development questions, here are some resources to guide your conversations with students about their majors, careers, job search strategies, and referring students to our office. Career Services staff can present on a wide range of topics to classes and campus groups. Contact the office for more information.


Majors and Careers Page


This page gets students started exploring the many career options for their major, as well as quick data about the occupations listed.

Vault.com


Vault.com provides in-depth intelligence on what it's really like to work in an industry, company or profession—and how to position yourself to land that job. Research a company, school or industry, get the inside scoop on what it’s really like, and find the career advice you need to launch your career.

O*NET


O*NET provides detailed and authoritative job descriptions along with wage and growth data with break-downs by state. Students can connect to occupations using knowledge, skills, abilities, military occupational codes, interests and values assessments within the site.

Roadrunner Roadmap


This simple worksheet walks students through the steps of exploring majors and careers.

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Career Services helps students EXPLORE who they are and how that impacts their career choices.

Career Advising

Students can schedule individual appointments with professional career advisors to talk about majors and career paths to help them meet their goals.  For students living out of the front-range area and taking online courses, we can meet with students via phone or virtual options.

Career Planning Meet-Ups are drop-in groups during fall and spring semesters where students map out a successful career path.

Career Assessments Career services provides counseling techniques and assessments (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®, Strong Interest Inventory®) for students exploring majors and career paths. 

 

EXPERIENCE

Career Services helps students find part-time jobs, internships, volunteer experience and campus activities to build skills beyond the classroom. Students can practice expressing their skills knowledge and experience through practice interviews, resume creation and LinkedIn page development. Drop-ins and appointments are available.

Applied Learning Center helps students with applications for internship credit, undergraduate research, and service learning.

 

EXECUTE a successful job search or graduate school application

Career Link connects students and employers.  Students can log in through Student Hub to load a resume, sign up for career fairs, panels and events, look for employers and jobs and report job offers.

MSU Denver Job Search Guide Provides helpful tips on all aspects of job hunting: employer research, resumes, cover letters, networking, LinkedIn profiles, interviewing, salary negotiation and information for diverse populations.

Job Fairs and Hiring Events Students can find events on JobLink and on our Events page. 

Job Search Meet Ups Drop-in job search groups that help students search the “hidden job market” and learn networking skills. 

Walk-ins to review resumes, letters and LinkedIn profiles

Mock Interviews - by appointment

Grad school application and essay review appointments


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