Students

The staff at Career Services is here to serve as a resource for you and your career exploration.

We can assist with the following:

  • Career exploration
  • Resume/CV and cover letter development and review
  • Practice interviews
  • Internship and job searches
  • Graduate and professional school process
  • Networking

Search for Jobs

Lees-McRae Job Board
Search for full-time, part-time, and seasonal employment opportunities and internships posted by employers that love hiring students from Lees-McRae.

Major and Career Exploration

Lees-McRae academic program webpages
Before you check out other resources, be sure to check out the webpages for each major and the career information they provide.

O*NET
A government online database on career guidance on just about every career, including prospects and salary information. Try the interest profiler to see careers that may fit your interests.

Myers-Briggs
A personality assessment that offers insight into your personality attributes, strengths, and weaknesses. The MBTI provides information useful for exploring career areas and industries that fit your personality type.

Buzzfile
An excellent resource for exploring popular employers by major.

Zip Recruiter
A job board with national and international career and internship postings in all fields.

Resumes, CVs, Cover Letters, and LinkedIn Profiles

Your resume, CV, cover letter, and LinkedIn profile are representations of you, your professional skills, and your experiences. Make sure you are making the best first impression by having Career Services help you build and review these important documents. Use the resources linked below as a guide. Additional resources (including GRE Prep) can be found on the Career Services Brightspace page.

Resume Outline
Resume Example
Cover Letter Outline
Cover Letter Example
LinkedIn Beginner’s Guide

Jobs and Internships

An internship is an excellent way to put your classroom learning into practice (and may be required by your major). Competitive summer internships are often filled in February, so advanced planning is important! Benefits of an internship:

  • Internships can help you learn about a career, work environments, cultures and supervisory styles
  • Employers value students who have demonstrated successful professional experiences.
  • Excellent performance in an internship may result in a full-time offer

Finding a full-time job after Lees-McRae can be labor intensive. Be sure to make time for this and use every resource available.

  • Your professional network – start connecting with people in your area of interest your first-year!
  • Lees-McRae alumni – use LinkedIn to find alumni and contact them for an information interview
  • Job Search websites – search both location and career specific.

Visit the Career Services Brightspace site for information on opportunities posted by employers that want to hire a Bobcat! You will also find links to jobs boards that are specific to different fields.

Contact Us

Laura Pell
Director of Career Services
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