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Career Counseling

We offer individual appointments in-person and over the phone on the following topics:

  • Job search strategies (including positions locally, nationwide, and internationally)
  • Resume, CV, and cover letter reviews
  • LinkedIn profile reviews (and help with using LinkedIn as part of your job search)
  • Informational Interviewing - how to use networking to learn about organizations and find opportunities
  • Mock Interviews – Counselors will practice interview questions with students and provide feedback
  • Career Inventories/Assessments – MBTI, Strong Interest Inventory
  • Personal Career Planning
  • Special topics: (e.g. disclosing a disability to an employer, overcoming potential barriers to employment, career changing, returning to workforce, etc.)

Come to walk in hours on Mondays & Thursdays 12-1pm, fall and spring semesters or call us at (215) 503-5805 to schedule an appointment.

Career Resources

On the web:

Symplicity, your online career management system
        - Students & alumni post resumes/CVs, search for jobs and find employer contacts
        - Employers post job openings and search for candidates
        Plus: recieve a resume review, sign up for workshops, find career handouts, and more!

Jefferson Career Center Network on LinkedIn
Network with Jefferson students and alumni, gain career advice, and discuss topics in healthcare

In person:
Career Resource Library, located in the Edison Building, Suite 1120
        - Regional and industry-specific employer guides, plus trade publications
        - Resources on special topics such as overcoming barriers to employment and disability & the job search    
        - Guides on working/volunteering abroad...and much more!

Workshops & Webinars

Workshops are presented regularly in the Career Development Center, as well as in-class and for student organizations upon request. Register for workshops through Symplicity, and contact us to speak to your class or club! Webinars are offered monthly on Fridays at noon - register via Symplicity.

Topics include:
Resume Writing, Job Search Strategies, Interviewing Skills, Evaluating & Negotiating Job Offers, and LinkedIn Basics, MBTI & Leadership, Interviewing from the Manager’s Perspective, as well as field-specific programs

Career Fairs & Events

  • Two annual career fairs held on-campus – one each fall and spring semester
  • Annual Philadelphia Non-Profit Career Fair via consortium of regional universities
  • Participating school for Campus Philly’s annual Opportunity Fair
  • Employer Luncheon Series
  • Etiquette Dinner for all programs/majors

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