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Academic Bulletin Pre-Professional Advising and Programs - 2014-15

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Pre-Professional Advising and Programs

The Schroeder Center for Career Development (Career Services)

Career Services prepares students to make a successful transition to the world beyond Wabash.  We create opportunities for students to explore and reach their individual career goals, regardless of what those goals may be. Whether you want to perform biotechnology research, teach English in Africa, conquer Wall Street, or work with a professional basketball team, we offer individualized programs and resources just for you.  Stop by and see us – no appointment needed. We offer:

•  Personal career counseling for all students

•  Personality type inventories and assessment

•  Search assistance and listings for professional development opportunities; externships, internships, jobs, graduate schools, fellowships, and special programs (e.g. Peace Corps)

•  Resume and cover letter guidance and resources

•  Mock interviews, workshops, seminars, information sessions, panels and speakers

•  Alumni networking advice, resources, and events on-and off-campus

•  Off-campus career and graduate school fair visits

•  Organizational and graduate school site visits

•  On-campus recruiting and information sessions

•  Graduate school test and application assistance, including personal statement reviews

•  Extensive online resources for information and listings

•  Assistance from Peer Career Advisors---student-workers trained in basic career services

•  Special programs- Small Business Internship Fund (SBIF), Supporting Entrepreneurial Enrichment and Development (SEED) Grants, Wabash Externships

•  Evening and weekend service, beyond regular office hours