VOCATION & CAREER SERVICES

Your transition from college to a career begins your first semester at Hastings College. We're here to provide guidance, training, and advice to help you meet career-related goals. Visit Career Services for assistance in the following areas:

Major and Career Exploration

· Clarifying interests, skills, and personality traits relevant to career satisfaction

· Reviewing requirements and outcomes for any Hastings College major

· Obtaining information about career options and occupations related to areas of study

· Setting and achieving short and long-term career goals

Part-time Jobs and Internships

· Seeking leads for part-time jobs on and off campus and summer employment

· Identifying options for internships and assistance in applying for internships

· Connecting to HC Community Partners for internships and volunteer experiences

· Obtaining information about the College’s academic internship requirements

Résumés, Cover Letters, and Interviews

· Getting advice and information on completing job applications

· Receiving help with writing resumes and cover letters

· Practicing interviewing skills via mock interviews and the Big Interview video module

Internship and Job Searches

· Gaining information on effective internship and job search methods

· Developing a plan and strategies to secure an internship or employment

· Coaching on how to network, secure references, and use online resources (LinkedIn, JobZone)

· Connecting with recruiters and alumni at career events, such as career fairs and Accounting Interview Day

JobZone; Where Employers Post Internships & Jobs for HC Students

JobZone - Employers seeking Hastings College students for part-time jobs, seasonal positions, and internships post advertisements on the JobZone. To see the full database of internships and jobs you will need to complete a quick registration.

Office Hours and Location

Find us in Hazelrigg Student Union

8:00 a.m. to noon; 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday

Schedule an appointment for assistance with career decision-making, internship and job searches, and professional development (help with resumes, cover letters, interviewing, networking, and more); After-hours services are available by appointment

Walk-in meetings and information is often available. Stop in any time during open hours for information or assistance

Career Services Team Members

Kim Graviette, Director

402-461-7387

kgraviette@hastings.edu

Valerie Bren, Coordinator

402-461-7400

valerie.bren@hastings.edu

Mandy Amberg, Student Assistant

Senior - Biology

Kirsten Gilliland, Student Assistant

Senior - Language Arts Ed

Rebecca Riley, Student Assistant

Senior - Political Sci. & Music

Ryan Nielsen, Student Assistant

Freshman - Business Admin.

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