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Students

The College of Charleston Career Center assists students throughout their college career, from self-exploration, to gaining experience, to the full-time job or graduate school search. To schedule an appointment please call us at 843-953-5692 or schedule it online using Appointment Manager. Also, join us during drop-in hours, every weekday from 2:00-4:00 p.m., when no appointment is necessary.

Before your appointment, consider the following questions that you may want to ask our staff: 

Major or Career Choice

  • How can I explore my values, interests, and skills that will help me decide on a major or career?
  • Who can I talk to at CofC about majors?
  • What career-related skills can I gain from this major?
  • What if my major and career plans do not appear to line up?
  • What should I be doing outside of the classroom once I decide my major?

Learn more about career planning

Learn more about choosing a major

Gaining Experience

  • What are ways to get experience that do not involve an internship or job?
  • When and how many internships should I complete by graduation?
  • What are the resources available to help me gain experience?
  • How can I find opportunities to gain experience wihin my major?
  • What should I pay attention to when searching for an internship?

Learn more about internships 

Learn more about part-time employment

Internships and Job Search

  • When should I start my search?
  • How do I discover new companies or organizations?
  • What is a good strategy for finding an internship or job?
  • Why should I tailor my resume and cover letter?
  • How can I prepare for an interview?

Learn more about the full-time job search

Learn more about resumes and cover letters

Learn more about interviewing

Learn more about graduate and professional school

Networking

  • What is networking and how should I do it?
  • How can I meet employers who visit CofC?
  • How/When/Why should I contact someone at a company or organization?
  • How can I best utilize LinkedIn?
  • What questions should I ask during an informational interview?

Learn more about networking