Career Services

Getting started on your professional journey

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    Career Planning Assistance

    At Saint Francis University we are committed to providing our students and alumni with comprehensive services in career development to assist, guide, and encourage them to discover and embrace their life’s calling. We offer students in all class levels and disciplines a wide scope of services ranging from individual counseling appointments, career assessments and career exploration resources to job search assistance, career events and programming.

    Saint Francis University Career Services provides services to undergraduates, graduate students, alumni and employers with the goal of finding meaningful employment for our graduates.

    On-Campus Services

    Career Exploration

    Explore your options with handouts and resources on various careers, career testing/assessments, online resources, career resource library as well as one-to-one counseling. Get started today by exploring our "What can I do with this major?" online resource.  We also offer tailored career planning by the year so you can start off on the right path beginning in your freshman year.

    Job Search Assistance and Interview Prep

    We help you land that dream job by assisting with resume referrals to employers, on-campus interviews, on- and off-campus job fairs, job posting site on www.collegecentral.com/stfrancis, career planning/advising sessions, resume/cover letter and curriculum vitae (CV) critiquing and samples, and mock/practice interviews including interview coaching.

    Graduate/Professional School Assistance

    When you are ready to consider graduate school, we are here with a substantial data base of grad schools to help you make the right choice for you. We will also assist with application/career statement critiques and practice interviews.

    College Central Network

    To Register:

    A few easy steps and you are ready to go! Use the steps below to access your account:

    • Go to www.collegecentral.com/stfrancis 
    • Click the Students icon
    • Click on the Sign In button
    • Click the "Forgot your Password?" link next to the Password field
    • Enter your Student ID in the Access ID field
    • Enter your school email address
    • Click the Find Registration button, enter a new password in both fields, and click the Submit button
    You can also upload your resume and check out jobs and internships postings . . .
    • SEARCH JOBS & INTERNSHIPS POSTED EXCLUSIVELY TO SAINT FRANCIS UNIVERSITY
    • SEARCH 500,000 + ACTIVE JOBS ON CCN’S NATIONAL JOB BOARD
    • SEARCH FOR INTERNSHIPS ON CCN’S NATIONAL INTERNSHIP BOARD
    • SEARCH OPPORTUNITIES THAT MATCH YOUR PROFILE
    • GET THE SCOOP ON JOB FAIRS AND CAREER RELATED EVENTS
    Register and Upload your Resume TODAY! 

    Career Shift

    Saint Francis University is committed to bring you the best resources available to help you in your job search. CareerShift offers the most comprehensive online resource, designed to support the # 1 request of job seekers: an easy to use web site to conduct and organize their job search.

    CareerShift’s set of tools and applications provide a very unique opportunity to job hunters. While other web services provides bits and pieces of the job hunt process, only CareerShift provides an easy-to-use approach for bringing all these parts together to crack the “hidden job market” and for managing the job hunt all in one place. With CareerShift, you can:

    • Search, store & record job listings at all publicly posted websites, company websites, and newspapers. Set job alerts.
    • Get inside contact information immediately, including email addresses, for millions of companies, even alumni, then save and manage your lists.
    • Upload/ Copy and Paste as many targeted resumes and cover letters needed or upload your current documents.
    • Work with Career Services to create unlimited e-mail campaigns with your saved contacts, resumes and cover letters. You can choose to send your lists to yourself for a postal campaign.
    • Campaigns are automatically saved and recorded. In MY CALENDAR, you can keep notes, and set reminders for follow-ups.
    • Access your confidential CareerShift account from anywhere, anytime, 24/7.

    Instructions

    • Go to http://francis.careershift.com
    • Click sign up.
    • Fill out required information.
    • Please contact the career services office at careerservices@francis.edu or call 814-472-3019 for the key word for the "group box". 
    • Select a security question and answer.
    • Answer the human verifier question.
    • Check user agreement.
    • Click Next. Answer required questions.
    • You will be brought to your CareerShift account.
    • Questions can be directed to admin@careershift.com or call Toll free 888-232-0632
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