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2441 Kenwood Circle, Mansfield, Ohio 44906 • 419-755-4800 • 888-755-4899
 

 

 

 

Resumes & Cover Letters:

Resume Writing Guide
Action Verb List
Chronological vs Functional
Getting Started
The Basics
Using Keywords
Transferable Skills
Using Data & Numbers
The Well-Rounded Resume
14 Tips for Resume Success
Cover Letters
Why a Cover Letter?

 

Job Searching Tips:

Time Management Tips
Keys to Applying Online

Long Search? Stay Motivated!
How to Brand Yourself
Networking 101
Informational Interviews
Job Fairs--The Basics
Job Shadowing
Your Digital Footprint
SMART Goals--Fast Facts
SMART Goals--Worksheet

 

Interviewing:

Ultimate Interviewing Guide
List of Practice Questions
60 Second Elevator Speech
The Art of the Interview
Interview Taboos
Interview To-Dos!
Body Language
Informational Interviews

 

Military Background:

Working as a Civilian
Transferable Skills Advantage
Career Coach-MOC


 

 

Welcome to Career
Development Services!

Career Development Services provides a range
of support for both students and alumni:

  • One-on-one career exploration and counseling,
  • Resume assistance and cover letter writing,
  • Job search training (i.e., interviewing, soft skills training, etc.),
  • Job readiness & displacement assistance,
  • Training workshops (e.g., open resume-writing, LinkedIn, appropriate business/interview attire, etc.), and
  • Job Fairs and other events with employers.

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Are you interested in a specific career?
Are you interested in a specific major?
Are you just curious about what's out there?

Want to request more information from
the Career Counselor?

 

 Events

Job & Internship Fair—Looking for a full-time, part-time, summer job, or internship? We have employers from all industries who come recruit at our on-campus Job and Internship Fair! This open house, come-and-go event is for all students and alumni from every major. Dress for success and bring copies of your resume! Giveaways for attending! Stay tuned for the next on-campus fair!

Thanks for attending the Spring Job & Internship Fair!
Click here to check out the employers who attended and position descriptions!


Resume Bootcamps—Come work on your resume in a computer lab while getting one-on-one attention from the career services and internship staff! This is great prep for the spring Job & Internship Fair in March and other large networking events!

We periodically schedule bootcamps before large events, so stay tuned for more information! In the meantime, log-in to College Central and use the Resume Builder to get started! This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for editing/feedback!

Internship Meet & Greet—Are you looking for an internship? Looking to network with local employers? Our annual speed networking event allows students and employers to interact to discuss internships, PT/FT jobs, and other future opportunities! Email Tracy Bond, Internship Coordinator, for questions at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.!

The 2015 Meet & Greet event was a huge success! If you missed out this year, don't worry! There are other opportunities to interact with local employers and obtain a position.

 
 
**Check in with us periodically for upcoming Events!**

 

 Resources for Students & Alumni

 

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Career Coach

  • current and future job availability
  • area unemployment trends
  • salary information
  • educational coursework
  • where to start your journey
  • FOCUS2
    Are you undecided in your major?
    Are you wondering what careers are connected to your major?
    Are you thinking about changing career fields?

    The FOCUS2 is a career assessment that will help you examine your talents, interests, values, and aspirations to point you towards a career path that's a good fit for you.
  • College Central Network
    CCN is a community job board, connecting NC State students & alumni to local employers. We have hundreds of local job listings as well as a search engine with over 500,000 jobs available nationwide.
    Utilize the Resume Builder on CCN to get started on your resume draft with the help of our career counselor today!
  • Internship Program
    Read about the on-the-job internship experiences that your peers are having at their internship sites! This could be you next semester or next summer! Contact Tracy, our Internship Coordinator, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information!

    Click here to see a list of the 2016 Rupp Foundation PAID Summer Internships! These internship opportunities pay about $10 an hour. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information on how to apply!
  • Ohio Means Jobs
    The State of Ohio job matching system allows anyone to post resumes and get job leads. Employers can also post jobs. Ohio Means Jobs also has a large job searching toolkit that you can utilize in addition to NCSC Career Development Services.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    The Occupational Outlook Handbook is published by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. It is a guide to hundreds of different careers in the United States, providing information about the nature of work, working conditions, training and education required, earnings, and job market outlook of the different occupations. This resource is valuable in the FYEX 0060 course.

 

 

 Resources for Employers

  • College Central Network
    College Central is a community job board, connecting NC State students & alumni to local employers. This career management network allows you to post jobs, interact with applicants, review resumes and portfolios, and more. If you’d like to create an account, follow the link and select “Employers.” From there, you will "Create Account" and register. After your access is approved, you'll be able to log-in and post job descriptions as your organization has openings! College Central is a shared service with the OSU-Mansfield campus, so you'll have access to the entire campus' student body and alumni network when you post on our job board.
  • Internship Program
    Internships are crucial experiential learning opportunities for students. Read about the on-the-job internship experiences that our students are having at their internship sites! This could be your intern next semester or next summer! Contact Tracy, our Internship Coordinator, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information on how you can create an internship for a qualified student! Each winter, we host an Internship Meet & Greet speed networking event designed for employers and students to mingle and discuss internship opportunities in the community. Keep a lookout for the next event!
    Click here to learn the benefits of starting an internship program within your organization!
  • Ohio Means Jobs
    The State of Ohio job matching system allows anyone to post resumes and get job leads. Employers can also post jobs. Ohio Means Jobs also has a large job searching toolkit that individuals can utilize in addition to NCSC Career Development Services.
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Career Counselor


Caitlin Rethorst

102 Kee Hall
163 Kehoe Center
419-755-4786
419-755-4764
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Office Hours

  • Monday - Friday
    8:00AM - 5:00PM
    *Be sure to catch me in my
      office by scheduling an
      appointment with me!
  • My main office is at Kee Hall on Main Campus, but you can usually find me at the Kehoe Center during my office hours.
  • 163** Kehoe Center:
    • Tuesday 8:00AM - 12:00PM
    • Wednesday 1:30PM - 5:00PM
    • Thursday 8:00AM - 10:30AM
       
  • Due to construction at Kehoe, the temporary Career office is in Room 140

 

Follow NCSC on Twitter @NCSCcareers for career advice, job postings, and internship connections

Mission Statement
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To provide quality career counseling & exploration services to assist students in making informed career choices.

Success
To provide quality career knowledge & job readiness to prepare students to secure employment in related field of study.

 

 

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