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Self-Assessment Tools

FOCUS 2 combines self-assessment, career and major exploration, decision making and action planning in one comprehensive assessment. Customized with majors offered at CCSU, students' assessment results are matched to career options and majors/programs offered at Central. FOCUS 2 guides students through a reliable career and education decision making model to help them select their majors, make informed career decisions and take action.

How to get started in Focus2:

  • New Users: Create a new account
  • Use access code: BlueDevil when prompted
  • Returning users: Log on (using the account you have already created)

Student Employment Opportunities 

HANDSHAKE - Recently the CCSU Career Success Center team decided to switch job platforms to Handshake.  All employment opportunities (part-time, full-time; internships, co-operative work employment) are listed on this website. 


Job Search Resources 

Perfect Resume

Perfect Cover Letter 

How to look at the Job Posting

Levels of Proficiency

Resume Writing Checklist  

Top 10 Tips on Designing Resume

How College Students Can Successfully Navigate the Job Market During Coronavirus

Top Jobs, Co-ops, and Internships

Click Here For Top 40 List

Professional and Career Guides

LinkedIn Guide

What Can I Do With A Major In...?

Dress for Success Guide

Internship & Co-Op Guide

Word Guide

Presentation Resources

Job Application Workbook

Resume/Cover Letter Presentation

Interview Presentation

While Social Distancing - Useful videos

Virtual Interviewing: 101

How to Ace a Phone Interview

Landing a Job with No Experience

Salary Negotiation Tips

How to Do an Informational Interview

You and Your Web Presence

Get Hired: LGBTQ+ in the Workplace

School of Business - Useful Videos

Recruiting Director

Logistics Manager

Data Science

Business Development

Wealth Advisor

Management Consultant

School of Engineering, Science & Technology - Useful Videos -

Product Support Engineer

Electrical Engineer

Biomedical Engineer

Information Technology Overview

Software Engineer

Cybersecurity Analyst

Digital Analyst

Software Consultant

Tile Manufacturing

Carol A. Ammon College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences- Useful Videos –

Hospitality & Travel

Art Director

Disability Rights Advocate Senior

Strategy Analyst

Film and Television Director

Singer and Actor

School of Education & Professional Studies- Useful Videos -

Elementary Teacher

Professional Development


Student Retention and Success

Healthcare Industry Overview

Nursing Licensed

Independent Social Worker and Mental Health Therapist

Physical Therapist