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Academic and Career Advising

Career Advising

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Services

    Wright State University is among a small number of colleges offering free, lifetime career services to all students and alumni. Whether you are just starting out, looking to expand your network, or thinking of making a change, learn how Career Services can help you. Students and alumni can access helpful information to prepare résumés and cover letters, prepare for interviews, gain experience through different employment opportunities, and participate in various Career Services events. We have resources available to help new students explore career options including job-shadow opportunities that focus on specific career interests. We can help students and alumni keep their job-search skills fresh.

    Career Services helps students and alumni:

    • Use Wright State Career Services and external databases and websites to explore different employment opportunities
    • Learn advanced tips to write and post résumés online
    • Prepare for interviews, negotiate salaries, and learn effective job-search strategies

    Resources

    Access a range of resources to help you research careers, potential employers, market your qualifications via résumés, cover letters, interviewing, and social media.

    Internal Resources

    Take Your Self-Assessment

    Take your self-assessment, TypeFocus, to help assess your personality, figure out your interests and goals, and narrow down some career options that may appeal to you. With this assessment, you can learn about careers that fit your personality and interests, compare different career fields or jobs, and learn more about what your own goals are. To log in to TypeFocus, email mariann.weiss@wright.edu to request your access code.

    Log in to TypeFocus

    External Resources


    Career Closet

    The Lakers' Career Closet and donations will resume in 2021. More details will be made available Fall Semester.

     


    Corporate Partners


    Contact Information

    To schedule a career advising appointment call 937-775-5750 and indicate that you are a Lake Campus student.   

    For more information about how Career Services can assist you, please contact us.

    Gretchen Rentz
    gretchen.rentz@wright.edu

     


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