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Career Center

Lightsey Center, Room 216

Fall 2015

Take Advantage of Our Services

  • Drop-In Hours: Quick 15 minute meeting with a Career Center staff member:  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 1-4 pm; appointments may be scheduled by calling us at 843-953-5692.
  • Employer In Residence: Meet 1:1 with employers. Most Wednesdays 1-4.
  • Employers on Campus and Career Events: See calendar below. 
  • Resume and Cover Letter Information and Critiques: (by appointment or during our drop in hours, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 1 - 4 pm)
  • Career Counseling and Career Decision Making Resources and Assistance
  • For Additional Resources and Quick Links: Explore the menu to your left or scroll to the bottom of the page

CougarJobLink  Students: Log into MyCharleston, click on the Student Services tab.
  Employers: List your full-time, part-time (on and off campus) jobs, and internships.
  Alumni:  Log in/request an account, complete your Profile and start using CougarJobLink.

View more Career Spots Videos here!  

Fall 2015 Career & Graduate School Fair Events 

Career & Internship Fair 

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Stern Student Center Ballroom (4th Floor) 

STM Career Fair 

Thursday, October 29th, 2015
Stern Student Center Ballroom (4th floor) 

Information for Registered Recruiters 

**Career and Internship Fair- Registration for employers closed 

Information for Students & Alumni 

To see a full list of recruiters log on to CougarJobLink in MyCharleston and click on Career Events & Workshops

Graduate & Professional School Fair 

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015
1:30 - 4:00 pm
Stern Student Center Ballroom

Open to all students and all majors!  Visit with participating graduate schools to find out more about their admission requirements and/or to ask questions of admissions representatives.
Information for Registered Graduate Schools

Student Employment Updates and Information

Tidbits for Student Employment:

  • Federal Work Study (FWS) dates for 2015-2016:  August 25th - May 5th 2016*
  • FWS Employment Deadline for 2015-2016 (for students to find employment before aid is cancelled and awarded to someone else):  September 30, 2015*
  • Last day of student employment for Fall 2015 graduating seniorsFriday, December 18, 2015*
  • Last day of student employment for Spring 2016 graduating seniorsThursday, May 5, 2016*
  • We are asking departments to refrain from submitting the electronic contract and submitting the New Hire packets until June 15, 2015 for any contract starting after June 30, 2015.
  • The last day to use paper contracts for New Hires or for Update/Change/Terminations is July 1, 2015.  (This does not include RA/TA/GA contracts).  After July 1, 2015, all contracts must be submitted electronically using Axiom.  (Axiom can be found on MyCharleston under the "My Forms" tab).

* These dates are subject to change

Information for Students:  You’ve been awarded Federal Work Study , what do you do now?

  1. Make sure you know exactly what Federal Work Study is and how you use it. Click here for more information about Federal Work Study.
  2. Log into MyCharleston and accept your award.
  3. Sign in to your MyCharleston, log onto CougarJobLink and start looking and applying for jobs!

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