Tuesday, June 4, 2013

It's That Time Again! Congrats New Grads of 2013!

Career Services would like to start off by saying congratulations to the 2013 Brock graduates! Don’t forget that if you plan on attending convocation, the application for fall 2013 is due by July 1st. Spring 2013 convocation will take place from June 11th to June 15th. Be sure to check your specific faculty’s date on the Brock website.

Well, we know it has been a long journey but you have finally made it…now what? Never fear, Career Services has some great resources to help you with your post graduate decisions and planning.
1.       Career Services has a great section online called “what can I do with my degree?” In this section of the Career Services website, you will find a list of our Degree Exploration Guides. Career Services has a DEG for each program here at Brock which will provide you with a list of career options to explore, a list of the skills that you will have gained from your Brock degree, and a variety of resources which will help you access job postings and employers in your field.

2.       If you are more of a face-to-face kind of person, you can come visit us at Career Services in the learning commons of Brock University. Located here are trained Career Assistants which can provide you with additional resources to assist you in your career search.

3.       If you have decided after graduation that you aren’t ready for the work force yet, you can look into some college post-graduate programs or graduate school.

4.       If you are ready to jump into the workforce, get connected with Grad LINK. Once you sign up with Grad LINK you will have access to highlighted job postings on LinkedIn, employer recruitment and networking sessions, and career related articles and information.

5.       CareerZone is also a great job search resources with online postings that you can sift through. Or expand your horizons and search through the many online job posting websites.
6.       As a final note, don’t forget to check out our great self-assessments which can be accessed through CareerZone. For more information about self-assessments, check out my earlier blog post from May 7th or go directly to the resource page on CareerZone.
We understand that deciding what you want to do after graduation can be daunting. Whether you are ready for the work force, or want to continue you academic career, Career Services has the resources to help you!

Nella Paris, Senior Career Assistant
Psychology Major (Honours)

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