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Career Center

Lightsey Center, Room 216


  • Job Listings - use CISTERNonline - where the Career Center posts part-time jobs (on and off campus), full-time post graduate job opportunities, and internships for student and alumni.   NOTE:  Employers seeking to list jobs/internships through the Career Center, please go here.

  • Resume and Cover Letter Information and Critiques (by appointment or during our drop in hours, M-Th, 1 - 4 pm)
  • Career Counseling and Career Decision Making Resources and Assistance
  • Career Events and Career Fairs
  • and much more!  Explore the menu to your left or the Additional Resources and Quick Links at the bottom of the page for more resources!


Important information for departments employing Federal Work Study Students!

Your contract should fall within the following dates if you are employing a federal work study student for the 2014-2015 year:

Full Academic Year:  August 9, 2014 through May 10, 2015
Fall 2014:  August 9, 2014 through December 10, 2014
Spring 2015:  January 2, 2015 through May 10, 2015

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. Log onto CisternOnline and start looking and applying for jobs!

Latest Career Center Blog Posts

A Must Read for New Grads – Grads talk about Transition from College to Work World
Posted on 1 July 2014 | 2:24 pm
What will the job be like? What should I be looking for in an interview? Will I like my job? Simply Hired talks to their own newly hired college graduates about their first year in the real world and this is what they have to say, including some advice to those still looking. Real World Advice […]
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Tips For New Grads
Posted on 24 June 2014 | 3:49 pm
US News recently published a great article in the Money/Personal Finance Section. Teresa Mears shares 13 Real-World Tips for College Grads.  This money and life advice will help recent graduates transition from the classroom to the meeting room.
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