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BIG INTERVIEW

Click on the link above to access Big Interview. Use this resource to learn and practice your interview skills, whether you are interviewing for an internship, a full-time job, or graduate school.  You can also use Big Interview's resume generator to create your professional resume!

 

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Career Services is proud to announce that this summer we are launching a new and more powerful career and job posting website: HIRE USCB. HIRE USCB will have an exciting new look, more powerful tools, and more ways for employers to connect with students and alumni.  Purple Briefcase, the power behind our new system, is a cutting-edge career network used by many universities throughout the country.

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

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Are 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.  

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Are 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

Choosing a Major ... Check out: 

whatcanidowiththismajor.com

This tool will help connect your major with possible careers.

 


Additional Career Exploration Resources

 Truity provides online job aptitude tests and the basic results are free. The idea behind aptitude tests is to match personality, talents, and interests to real-life jobs.
 
CareerOneStop is a Department of Labor site where you can explore careers, take career assessments and also watch career related videos. It is a great resource for career exploration, training and jobs.
 
 
The 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 and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!

US News & World Report  has a great article about the importance of selecting a minor while in college. A minor can add competencies that will enhance your marketablity and help you stand out from other applicants.

NACE Career Readiness Resources has excellent sample presentations to help you identify the competencies (skills) you have.

 

 

Career and Internship Preparation Resources

The following articles from The Balance Careers give useful advice on how to dress for an interview:

The USCB Career Closet is a student resource located in the Student Success Center on the second floor of the Library building.

  • The Career Closet has interview appropriate clothing that has been donated by local professionals and all items are given free of charge. If you find that you have an upcoming interview, but nothing suitable to wear to it, drop in to shop at the Career Closet.

 


 

 

 Resume, Cover Letter, Interviewing, and Salary Resources

Big Interview is a new resource to help you prepare for interviews. You may video answers to questions and share the results with career services for additional coaching. You may also share this with a faculty advisor. In addition, this resource has a resume generator that can be used to create a professional resume.

CollegeGrad.com is a website often used by USCB Career Services because of the wealth of content provided in all stages of the job search process. Its mission is to enable college students and recent grads with the tools, connections and information needed to be successful in finding a great job. If you have any questions as you explore this resource, contact Career Services.

  • For your first resume, the Quickstart Resume Generator is an easy to use resource. You will need to create an account to use the resume generator. If you already have a resume, it's recommended that you make and appointment with Career Services to have it reviewed.

  • The interviewing articles share advice on how to prepare for interviews and the salary information gives advice to help you negotiate offers and understand what should be considered in an offer above and beyond just the salary.

Jobipedia is a free service and resource designed specifically for entry level job seekers looking for advice to support their path to employment. It has hiring managers and recruiters from some of America's largest companies personally answering all of your questions about interviews, internships, resumes and more.


 Additional Job, Internship, & Community Service Posting Resources

HIREUSCB is USCB's own job posting service. Register an account by following the instructions at the top of this page to see all the opportunities for students and to apply for positions. Additional full-time, part-time, or internship employment resources are below.
 Volunteer & Community Engagement Resources
Military Veterans Career Resources
Disability Career Resources
Race/Ethnicity Career Resources
LGBTQ+ Career Resources

 


Podcasts Resources to help you plan your career, learn new skills, and be inspired! 

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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 Fairs

Our most recent career fair brought representatives from more than three dozen companies and organizations, including AT&T, Disney, Marriott Vacations Worldwide, and Northwestern Mutual.

Career Planning Events

Each year we coordinate activities and events focused on preparing you for life after graduation, including workshops and fun events like "America's Next Top Employee" and "Get Ready for Graduation."

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.