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Career Services Updates During COVID-19 

In accordance with Carroll University polices regarding COVID-19, all Career Services appointments will be conducted virtually for the near future. 

 

Appointments 

Appointments will be held by phone, video, or email. For video appointments, a staff member will contact you directly to give you instructions on how to connect. Our staff will also utilize phone and email to hold appointments. We’ve created the list below to give you an idea of how appointments will be conducted based on the topic: 

Video/Phone: 

·        Major/Career Exploration 

·        Job/Internship Search 

·        Interview Preparation for internships, jobs, or graduate school 

·        Mock Interviews for internships, jobs, or graduate school 

·        Graduate School exploration and applications 

·        Resume and cover letter writing 

·        Personal Statement writing 

·        Career Assessments 

Email: 

·        Quick questions about any topic 

·        Resume review 

·        Cover letter review 

·        Personal statement review 

·        LinkedIn/Handshake Profile Review 

·        Graduate School Application Review 

 

Additional Resources 

As usual, we will continue to post hundreds of jobs and internships each week through Handshake. We’ve also uploaded resources on a variety of topics in the Handshake Resource Library. Lastly, we encourage you to follow our department on Instagram. We’ll use this in a variety of ways: keep you up to date on how to get in touch with our staff, weekly Q and A sessions on different career topics, highlighting jobs and internship postings, and more. You can find us at @careerscarrollu 

 

Please do not hesitate to reach out to our staff via email or Handshake messenger. 

 

*Career Services will continue to serve all Carroll University undergraduate students, graduate students, and alumni at no cost.

Exact appointment availability can be found using Handshake and can be used for scheduling with peer and professional staff. Night appointments (appointments beginning after 4:30pm) with professional staff can be made by special request. 
 
Fall & Spring Hours
8:30am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday
Not available for appointments on Saturday or Sunday
 
Summer Hours
9:00am-4:00pm, Monday-Friday
 
Professional Advisors
If you need guidance in choosing a major, career exploration, networking tips,
interview assistance/mock interviews, or would like additional assistance with
your resume/cover letter after meeting with a Career Fellow, you will need
to make an appointment with one of our Career Services professional staff.
To do so, please email one of the following Career Services Advisors:
  • Torrie Boduch, Director, Career Services, at tboduch@carrollu.edu
  • Lydia Guell, Assistant Director, Career Services, at lguell@carrollu.edu
  • Kirsten Petersen, Career Connections Consultant, Career Services, at kpeterse@carrollu.edu
    *schedule an appointment with Kirsten for internship and graduate school appointments
Career Fellows (peer advisors)
Career Fellows are Carroll students who have been trained
to review resumes/cover letters, assist students with job and
internship searches and guide students in LinkedIn best practices.
If you would like to meet with a Career Fellow, please review their 
hours using Handshake (found at the top right of the page).
 
 
 
WorkForce Fair
Jobs, Internships, & Graduate Schools
 
Tuesday, February 18, 2020, 3:00-7:00pm, Wisconsin State Fair Park Exposition Center, West Allis 
 
For free transportation to and from Carroll, sign-up at the Campus Center Information Desk by Thursday, February 13.
Spots are limited.
 
Are you a Carroll student planning to drive yourself? For a pre-printed name tag, make sure to pre-register
Please note that pre-registration is not required and walk-in's are welcome! 
 
For more information about the event and a list of attending organizations, please click here
 
Bring plenty of copies of your resume and dress professionally! We hope to see you there!
 
 
Etiquette Dinner - Canceled due to CDC guidelines
 
 


 
Find outlines of common career areas, typical employers, and strategies designed to maximize career opportunities on Carroll's website. 
 
More information about this resource:
    • Academic major exploration database
    • Links majors with common career areas
    • Notes typical employers
CLICK HERE to access the academic pages on Carroll's website that includes career information.
 

Carroll's NEW career platform, Handshake, is now live! Handshake’s intuitive, mobile friendly platform is a great way to stay connected with Carroll Career Services. Handshake is your online access to:

  • Job and Internship Postings
  • Schedule appointments with Career Services Staff
  • Online Resume and Cover Letter Reviews
  • Events

Students with a Handshake account are able to schedule appointments with Career Services staff via Handshake.

Activating an account in Handshake

Scheduling an appointment in Handshake 

Cancelling an appointment in Handshake 

 

The Neighborhood & Community Job Board (NCJB) is a collection of opportunities specific for Carroll students from Waukesha businesses and community members. 

Hiring part-time & seasonal opportunities during COVID-19:

GE Healthcare (Madison) https://jobs.gecareers.com/search-results

Meijer (various locations) http://bit.ly/3d12zwy

Companies hiring according to TMJ4 (various locations) https://www.tmj4.com/news/coronavirus/need-a-job-these-companies-are-desperate-to-hire-during-coronavirus-crisis 

 

What’s the difference between Handshake and the NCJB?

Handshake hosts internships and full-time positions that require a degree.
NCJB hosts seasonal, part-time, and non-degree seeking positions within the greater Waukesha Community.

Click here to access the Neighborhood and Community Job Board

Liability Statement: Carroll University does not perform any background checks, criminal or otherwise on employers/community members, and does not screen in any manner the students, or the community members retaining the services of said student. Students and community members using these services do so at their own risk.

The Build-A-Workshop program helps student develop professionally and personally by engaging them in customized workshops for their group.

Build-A-Workshop Quick Facts and Topic Ideas

Contact Lydia Guell, lguell@carrollu.edu, to request a custom workshop.
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