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Ways to Help Your Student

Office of Career Services

There are many milestones in your student's life.  Career choice is one of them.  Here are a few ways you can support your student along this path. 

  • Understand the current job market
  • Offer support during the various career development phases
  • Affirm the value in networking and gaining experience
  • Help your student identify personal interests, skills and talents
  • Encourage exploration of all career options and opportunities
  • Connect your student with people, places, and professions
  • Find the right "parental involvement" balance

Here a few services we offer to help your student make important, career-related decisions.  Please encourage your student to visit us.

  • Career Counseling
  • Finding an Internship
  • Résumé Review
  • Preparing a Cover Letter
  • Networking Events
  • Mock Interviews
  • Job Search
  • Graduate/Professional School Planning

Students are able to make counseling appointments by visiting our office in the Penland Administration Building, Room 108, or by calling (803) 641-3440.  

Additional Resources for Parents