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Students, your four years in college are an exciting experience in learning, participating in new activities, meeting new people, making new friends; along with internships and jobs, which will mature your talents and background. Four years will go by fast and you need to keep focused on your career from the beginning. There are three areas which will serve you well in achieving your career goals upon graduation - academic, career planning, and extra-curricular activities. There are opportunities to develop as a person and a future employee during all four years of college. Click on your class in the timeline above to find more information and print a career planning checklist. Get off to a good start in Freshmen year and continue to stay centered around what you need to achieve through Senior year to contribute to a professional résumé leading to a dream job. Good Luck!


The Post University Career Services Center provides career planning and job search support for graduate students as well as undergraduate students.
- Explore our website for a wealth of information including job search strategy and planning, resumes, cover letters and other letters, interviews, your internet brand and social media, and job search engines
- Career Changers: Plan your career change, bridge the gap, and make the transition to a new future by reading about Career Changing on our website under Job Search tab
- Explore your major in the Careers by Major section on our website
- Use our online career tools available 7x24 and work with a career coach on resumes, letters, interviews, elevator pitches, and create a professional career website.
- Connect with us and use our Facebook job board POST*ential Jobs
- Watch our workshops and events on our YouTube channel.
- Visit our Pinterest pin boards for business dress and stress advice
- Make an appointment for individualized career planning


We hope you find our website both informative and easy to use. Please answer three questions to give us feedback on your experience using our website click here.

Career Services 10 Fav’s

.Optimal Resume Create resumes, cover letters, practice interviews and create a career website – submit to be reviewed by a career coach from campus Career Services. Login to Blackboard, select Student Services tab, scroll down on the right to get your access code; then create an account at www.post.OptimalResume.com .Glassdoor.com holds a growing database of 6 million company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, benefits reviews, office photos and more.
.Post Career Services Facebook page provides access to our job board, workshops/events, job fairs, YouTube channel, Pinterest pin boards, twitter, daily posts of career articles.

.Our Facebook Job Board, POST*ENTIAL JOBS, can help you search for full-time and part-time work, along with internships and volunteer opportunities in CT.
.Watch the Post University Career Services workshops, business professional’s panel discussions, and our annual Etiquette Dinner as if you were in the room.
.Nationwide college level Internships/Jobs job board on Blackboard: 85,000 internships; 55,000 jobs; 57,000 companies. Log in to Blackboard, select Student Services tab, select Internships/Jobs tab and start searching. .Career Zone is a reality check that can help you estimate what kind of salary you will need in order to support the lifestyle you want. While this is a California site, choose Sacramento as it has the same cost of living as Hartford, CT.
.Big Interview is a comprehensive job interview training system. Watch short tutorials such as “What is a behavioral interview? How to answer the question: Tell me about yourself”. Video your mock interview, choose general questions or industry and competency questions; get tips on how to answer the questions. Click the icon to start. .At GradSense, you can plan ahead and explore salaries by occupation, evaluate job offers, and calculate your chosen degree to see what it would be worth once you transition into a career plus what is the average student loan debt in your field.
.Buzzfile is a comprehensive list of all business by state or nationwide that are mapped to Post majors/concentration areas; data provided by Dunn & Bradstreet’s 18 million U.S. businesses in 18,000 industries. Click the icon to see two customized Post reports and choose your major. .Your résumé is a quick advertisement of who you are and what you can do for an employer. When you are finished creating a document, CV Word Checker provides a quick, free means of checking the quality of the words used and suggests which words could be better.

Office Hours / Contact Us

Career Services Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: North 103

Post University
Career Services
P.O. Box 2540
800 Country Club Road
Waterbury, CT 06723
Fax: 203.841.1146

Dr. Mary O. Rigali, PMP
Director of Career Services

Debra M. Manente, M.Ed., CPRW
Associate Director of Career Services

Christina Billings
Associate Director of Career Services, Employer Relations

CONNECT WITH US: . . . .  POST*ential Jobs