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Career Services

Career Services is part of the network of support services provided by the Department of Student Development for the purpose of assisting students with career related issues including: deciding on a college major, choosing a career, career planning, and the job/graduate school search.

Discover Your Powerful Future

Nothing gives us more pride at USCB than the success achieved by our graduates. Whether it's gaining admission to an Ivy League graduate program, landing a job in The White House, going to a top law school, working at a world-class resort, or starting at a Fortune 500 company, we're focused on helping our students and graduates achieve the highest levels of success, however they define it.

Career services at USCB doesn't start when you're a senior. We'll engage you beginning your first year to map out a career path best suited to your goals in life. And along the way, we'll provide a rich abundance of services and programs focused on one thing—your success.

Exploring Majors

We'll help you define your career goals and determine which major is the best fit for you to achieve those goals, and work with you to identify and land internships that will get you the experience you'll need.

Career Planning Events

Each year we coordinate activities and events focused on preparing you for life after graduation, including workshops and fun events like Career & Financial Well-being Day, and virtual and on-campus career events.

Personalized Support and Services

From helping you write an effective resume and cover letter, to networking events, to workshops on professionalism and business etiquette, to mock interviews, to guiding you through graduate school possibilities, we'll be with you every step of the way.

And we're always here to answer questions. Our offices are open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. And you can contact Career Services at (843) 208-8263 or careerservices@uscb.edu.

Empoyers wishing to post job opportunties may register an account with our online job posting board, HIRE USCB. Students may register an account to view the job postings!

USCB Career Services Hire USCB LogoCareer Services strives to connect students and employers in multiple ways. HIRE USCB is our online job posting system powered by Purple Briefcase. If you are an employer, please create an account so that you can post your open positions. If you are a student, create an account to find out about career opportunities such as part-time jobs, internships, and entry-level positions! Instructions are below:

USCB Career Services Briefcase Logo Do you already have an employer account with Purple Briefcase at another school? You can connect with our school by entering the code BEAU144.

USCB Career Services Briefcase LogoAre you an employer who would like to open a new Purple Briefcase account? We welcome you!  If our university is the only school you plan to post jobs to, then we encourage you to opt for the FREE Purple Briefcase account.  The FREE account will likely meet your job posting needs.

USCB Career Services Briefcase LogoAre you currently a University of South Carolina Beaufort student? An alum? Please click here to activate your HIRE USCB account and begin searching for job and internships opportunities specifically for USCB students and alumni. Activating your account will also give you access to develop a visual profile that will showcase your work history, academic accolades, and extracurricular information. The visual profile is a new and unique way to share your info with employers, but it does not replace a traditional résumé. Your visual profile serves as a platform for employers to experience what you have to offer, and provides them with access to your résumé.

Exploring Majors and Careers

If you are unsure about what major you should choose, this tool will help you explore your options and understand career paths that you can follow.

whatcanidowiththismajor.com

"What Can I Do With This Major"
Connect your major with possible careers!

This tool can help you discover majors you may wish to pursue along with employers and strategies to land a job in that field. As you are exploring your options, engage in discussions with fellow students about what they like and dislike about their majors, as well as requirements and favorite courses. Reviewing the USCB academic department websites that outline courses offered and faculty in the program is also important. Take the time to talk to your academic advisor to make sure you are aware of the requirements for completing your chosen major. Don't forget to meet with the Career Services staff to discuss majors that interest you and how you'll develop skills that relate to the world of work. Click one of the majors below to find out what you can do with that major!

Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Bachelor of Science (BS)

Additional Career Exploration Resources

  • Truity provides online job aptitude tests and the basic results are free. An aptitude test matches personality, talents, and interests to real-life jobs.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Its mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate essential economic information to support public and private decision making.
  • O-NET OnLine is a tool for career exploration and job analysis. O-NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development, human resource professionals, students, researchers, and more!
  • CareerOneStop is the flagship career, training, and job search website for the U.S. Department of Labor. The website serves job seekers, businesses, students, and career advisors with a variety of free online tools, information and resources including career assessments.

USCB Career Services
Library 209; 1 University Boulevard; Bluffton, SC 29909
Office: (843) 208-8263; Email: AR60@uscb.edu

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