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To post job and/or internship opportunities in your organization for College of Charleston students and alumni use our online job board, CougarJobLink.  Contact the Human Resources department in your place of employment or business regarding recruiting at the College of Charleston.

Career Fairs

Save the Date: Spring 2018 Career & Internship Fair, Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Career Fairs are held each fall and spring semester. The Graduate School Expo is held separately in the fall semester TBA. These events are open to all students and alumni interested in learning about full-time career opportunities, part-time and/or seasonal jobs, internships, co-op, and volunteer opportunities. For more information about participating in these events, email us: Career Center, or call 843.953.5692.

Education Career Fairs are held through the School of Education, Health and Human Performance in the spring semester in order to connect graduating teacher candidates with employment opportunities in public schools.  For information on the Education Career Fairs, please contact the School of Education, Health and Human Performance directly at:  843.953.5613.

On Campus Recruiting

An on-campus interview date may be scheduled for organizations wishing to identify graduating seniors or recent alumni for anticipated job openings. On-campus interview dates are typically scheduled from late September - November (fall semester) and from February - April (spring semester). Employers have the choice of either a Closed Interview Schedule, in which students submit a resume and the employer selects the students to interview; or an Open Interview Schedule, in which students sign up for an interview on a first-come, first-served basis.

Job Shadowing 

Identify talent early by volunteering to host students interested in your company or field. This is a great way for students to explore a specific work environment, career path, or organization.  

Resume Review Events

Provide quick, short-term resume feedback and advice to students and alumni preparing their resumes for a career search. Offer insight about specific items that capture employers’ attention, preferred formatting techniques, and how to package skills and experience in order to make a resume as effective as possible for any application.

Employer in Residence (EIR)

This is an opportunity for you to represent your company during one-on-one meetings with students and alumni who may be seeking job search assistance, a resume critique, cover letter review, interview tips, or simply wish to have a general career conversation regarding opportunities with your company. While this is not a formal recruitment program, it does allow for productive networking and the potential to continue a career conversation. The Employer in Residence Program takes place in the Career Center and is typically scheduled from 1-4pm on most Wednesdays during the academic year.

Networking Events

Host an event on campus or at your office location to provide an opportunity for students to network with company staff members and College of Charleston alumni.  

Panels and Presentations

There are several panels and presentations held throughout the year on-campus. Alumni and other professionals are often invited to speak about their work and how to pursue a career path in their field. This is a wonderful opportunity to connect with students to share your career story, expertise and advice.

Information Sessions 

Employer information sessions are a great way to promote your company, share information regarding your current job or internship opportunities and offer more information about your organization's culture.

Mentoring 

Invite members of your organization to serve as mentors to current students from all majors.  

Career Center Employer Partnership Program 

The Career Center provides a wide range of sponsorship opportunities to increase your visibility on campus, enhance your organization's recruiting efforts, and engage with talented students and alumni. Participants in the program will enjoy increased student awareness of their organization, multiple occasions to interact with specific student demographics, introductions and connections with key faculty, and personal assistance developing effective strategies and programming. 

Employer Partnership Program Levels & Benefits

For additional information on these services, email the Career Center or call us at 843.953.5692.