Career Development Office

Central’s Career Development Office supports students and alumni in finding and preparing to apply for any type of employment opportunity: internships, co-ops, on-campus jobs, and full-time jobs. The office also assists employers in locating ideal candidates. Students and alumni are highly encouraged to search for jobs using Handshake, the online platform connecting job-seekers to thousands of employers, including Central.

Through 1:1 appointments and class/club presentations, the Career Development Office assists with the following:

  • Resume reviews
  • Cover letter critiques
  • Career-related searches
  • LinkedIn profiles
  • Mock interviews
  • Elevator pitches
  • Headshots
  • Central’s Career Closet

Schedule a session with a career development specialist today! 

Schedule an appointment

Faculty & Clubs: If you'd like to schedule a presentation or workshop, please email rossittop@ccsu.edu and in your message include subject matter/presentation type (i.e., resume reviews, choosing a major or career path etc.), preferred date and time, location, and number of students attending the presentation.

Job Search Resources

Handshake

Handshake connects students on college campuses with open positions, mainly internships and entry level jobs. The app is connected to the school career centers, streamlining the process for employers, counselors, and student candidates.
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Hands-On Interview Preparation

Robust courses covering every step of the job search and interview process with both video and written lessons for every type of learner. Limitless opportunities to practice answering all types of interview questions in a low-pressure environment.
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Career & Major Exploration

Candid Careers

Explore CandidCareer.com for hundreds of videos to discover employment opportunities based on your choice of major or industry.
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Discover your skills, interests, preferences, and values to explore potential majors and occupations. Register for free using your Central email and the password: BlueDevil
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Review 100 major profiles with information on common career paths, types of employers that hire in the field, and strategies to maximize opportunities. Scroll to the bottom of each profile for links to professional associations, occupational outlook information, and job search resources.
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Micro Internships & Virtual Gigs

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With Parker Dewey, students from all majors can complete professional assignments to build and demonstrate skills while exploring a variety of career paths.
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Forage's creative Virtual Experience Programs help students build real-world skills directly from leading organizations.

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