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TRiO Student Support Services

Career Services

Mark Cavis, the Career Services Manager, is here to help TRiO/SSS Students with individual career development and transfer services, as well as graduate school advising.

Students needing assistance in career searches, development of their résumé and cover letters, or practicing for an upcoming interview, will be warmly received at this TRiO/Student Support Services program. 

 

Here are just some of the areas of assistance offered

  • Career exploration - Self-assessment, choosing or changing majors
  • Resume development - learn the different types available and choose the one that best fits you.
  • Cover letters - discover their purpose and why you need one
  • Mock Interviews - designed to simulate an actual job interview
  • Making a good first impression with employers - how you should dress and what you should say
  • Thank You letters - they really are necessary
  • References - who should be included and who should not
  • Networking - what it is and why you need to start now
  • Job Search Strategies - making a plan that works for you
  • Assistance with regional job fairs - providing dates and other information regarding these events.

 

Job Search

If you are looking to explore the opportunities available in a given field, our Career Library contains many resources to help you with your search. 

In addition to our library of reference materials, full access computer lab and books for review, students will receive one on one counseling and advice from the Career Services Manager to help them prepare a strategy for their job search. 

 

 

Graduate School Information

You can research the types of majors, course work, requirements and other items needed when selecting graduate programs and schools. 

Assistance with on-line applications is also available, as well as information on the GRE. 

Students interested in pursuing an advanced degree should make an appointment at their earliest convenience, as time sensitive deadlines may apply.

 

Résumé Assistance

To assist in the process of building a Resume click on the link below, fill out the form and bring the completed form with you to see Mark.

Résumé information form

 

For more information contact Mark Cavis at 906.487.7315 or mark.cavis@finlandia.edu