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WSC Career Services helps WSC students make informed decisions about career and educational goals by using a variety of resources.
Though WSC Career Services cannot not guarantee placement and employment, staff will do their very best to assist students and alumni with finding a career.
Career Assessments & Choosing a Major
Learn more about how your interests, skills, and personality type relate to possible career choices.

Take A Career Assessment
California Career Zone: Take a personality self- assessment.
My Next Move: Learn how your skills are related to careers.
RUReadyND: Take career assessments and inventories, explore colleges and the programs they offer, create resumes, polish your interview techniques and much much more.  Create a free account to access the inventories here.

Choose a Major
California Career Zone: How much money do I need to make? Complete a reality check.

Learn About Degrees Offered at WSC
Academic Pathways: Lists all majors/programs offered at WSC as well as those offered through transfer or collaboration. Review the lists to help you decide what major to choose at WSC when applying or changing your field of study.
Learn about Occupations/Careers
Explore in-depth details about careers, such as pay scales, best places to live, cost of living, and employment trends.
Job Seeking
Students

Are you looking for a part-time job, full-time job upon graduation or internship possibilities? Do you want to be able to apply for jobs, connect with, and learn more about potential employers? Do you want information on upcoming career events and workshops? 

Employers

Are you looking for qualified workers for part-time or full-time positions? Are you interested in providing internship opportunities? Are you interested in being a part of upcoming career events?

Outside Resources
 
Occupational Outlook Handbook
The Bureau of Labor Statistics measures labor market activity, working conditions, price changes, and productivity in the U.S. economy.
  
Occupational Information: O'Net
Use a list of your skills to find matching occupations, browse for job descriptions, and consider job accommodations.

The Career Builder Network 
Find information on starting your own business, working from home, career training, continuing education, and resume services.

EdjobsND 
Educational job posting site for North Dakota

OnlineColleges.Net
Nursing Career Guide 

State of North Dakota State of South Dakota State of Minnesota State of Montana State of Wisconsin State of Wyoming
Resume & Interview Tips
First impressions can make the difference between getting or not getting the job!  Use the websites, links, and suggestions below to give you a leg up on the competition.

WSC has created a workshop to address the do's and don'ts of writing a resume.  Please use the links to access the video and PowerPoint.

Resume Video
Video Powerpoint

Check out RUReadyND.com and set up a free account.  Choose the Get a Job tab to access a Resume and Cover Letter Builder, Job Interview Practice, and Great Advice! 

Writing a resume and/or cover letter Resume Tips & Templates Interview Tips
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