Preparing Students for Life
At the Career Crossings Office, we know the important role parents and family members play in the success of students at Saint Mary's. You can be assured that your student has access to the most up-to-date career resources and services. What's more, our services don't stop upon graduation. Every graduate of Saint Mary's has access to our wealth of knowledge, resources, and services for life.
Here is what your student will find:
Assistance with Choosing A Major: Instrumental to the foundation of career development and growth at Saint Mary’s College and beyond, wehelp guide students in choosing a major, and exploring career options associated with their fields of interest.
Internship Searching: We assist students in their internship search by providing individual counseling to explore goals, searching techniques, applying for opportunities, and the necessary resources to uncover a world of internship possibilities! Our staff is able to customize each student's internship search to their particular career goals and needs.
Job Searching: For many, job searching can seem like a full-time jobWe have resources and information available to help with networking, researching and applying to opportunities, connecting with employers, and more!
Resume and Cover Letter Writing: Our experienced staff are here to assist students with developing and fine tuning all job search correspondence to make a positive impact on employers.
Networking and Interviewing Skills: Perhaps the most difficult to develop and master, networking and interviewing skills are critical to the success of any search. Through mock interviews, individual counseling sessions, networking coaching, and a wide range of other resources, we have the tools to help students develop these critical skills.
Graduate and Professional School Preparation: Resources to explore graduate and professional schools, funding options, write effective personal statements, and prepare for entrance exams are available through our office. We also serve as the primary office for pre-law advising.
Exploring Postgraduate Service Options: Students from Saint Mary’s College not only enter in jobs after they graduate, but they also explore alternative options such as volunteering and service. Our office provides resources on discerning these options as well as finding, applying to, and landing these opportunities.
On-Campus Recruiting: Employers and organizations from various industries recruit on campus and virtually for jobs, internships, and programs. They post opportunities to Handshake, conduct interviews, information sessions, and information tables in which students are encouraged to participate and explore options offered by the employers.
Programs and Events: Throughout the year, wehost various programs and events focused on a career-related topics including (but not limited to):
- First-Year Outreach Program
- Sophomore Springboard
- Junior Jumpstart
- Senior Startup
- Internship Preparation Workshops
- Graduate School Preparation Workshops
- Success After Saint Mary's
- Alumnae Speakers
Questions about our services, programs, and events? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.