Student Career Resources

Career Services for Students

We have many resources and services available to you year-round, from online career assesment tools, to workshops and networking events. Take a look at the list below, or stop by our office in the college center to get more information.

Career Assessment

  • FOCUS-2 Computerized Guidance System (access code: blazer), the Elms College online, interactive career & education planning system combines self assessment, career exploration, and decision making into one comprehensive program. You can explore occupations and majors matching your assessment results. To log in to FOCUS-2, click here.

Resume and Cover Letter

  • Employers review a resume for up to a minute before deciding to place it in the "future review" or "discard" file.  Here are tips and outlines for writing a solid and effective resume. For further assistance, please contact the Career Center.

Employment and Internships

  • Access Opportunity Network, Elms college's online job search site for full time, and part time employment, internship and volunteer listings. First-time site visitors must register for account approval by the Career Center. 

Workshops

During the academic year the Career Center presents a number of sessions. Topics include: job search strategies, resume building, networking skills, interviewing and etiquette. Watch for postings on Career Center and campus boards, Elms email, Elms website event calendar, Elms College and  Elms College Alumni Facebook, and Twitter pages.

Career Fairs

Career fairs are essential to students.  They provide face to face opportunities to meet and learn more about company positions and internships.  A calendar of academic year fairs is available in the Career Center office. Online monthly postings can be viewed on the College website event calendar.

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Additional Support

  • Individual appointments with a career advisor
  • Information on graduate schools, including entrance requirements
  • Mentoring and networking with alumni
  • Assistance with Academic Portfolios- Many majors require an academic portfolio. Portfolios are a valuable tool for students of any major to assess their growth and development and eventually to market themselves to employers.

Contact Us

Office of Career Services, 1st Floor, Mary Dooley College Center
Nancy Davis
Director of Career Development

413-265-2272
davisn@elms.edu