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MISSION STATEMENT

The office of Career Development will assist students and alumni with career planning related goals including but not limited to major selection, career counseling, resume preparation, job and internship search, and interview preparation. Career Development also strives to  introduce students to online and professional resources on how to succeed in their chosen field, while also providing area job fair information, on-campus events, workshops, and access to area employer information.

The office also provides employers with resources to post jobs and internships and promote opportunities on campus through the Mounties@Work system. Whether you are a student or alumni, employer, or parent, Mount Aloysius College Career Development is dedicated toward meeting your needs.

About Us

HOURS/LOCATION

  • Library Career Development Center; Kristy Magee
  • Library Career Development Center; Ellen Coyle – Available by appointment during the academic year
  • Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

SOCIAL NETWORKING

Services

STUDENT SERVICES

Mounties@WorkAn online employment search engine especially for Mount Aloysius students and alumni!  View jobs, internships and more by signing up or logging in.

Resumé Critiques: Have your resume critiqued or get started on one by visiting our office for a resume-writing packet and one-on-one appointment. Contact Ellen Coyle to set up an appointment.

Resumé Writing Workshops:  Weekly workshops available for resume-writing preparation every Thursday at 4:00pm during the academic year.  Complete schedule under “Workshops & Events.”

Mock Interviews:  One-on-one interview practice to build confidence and improve interview skills.

The Internship Initiative:  Local, regional and national level internship information is provided for securing the hands on experience that employers seek in employees. Visit Mounties@Work for information on local internships or Internships.com for information on national internships available.

Career Events & Workshops: Interactive career development events that will ensure you’re on the track to success. A full list of events available under “Career Events and Workshops.”

Career Planning Assessments: “Focus 2” and “Myers-Briggs” are licensed programs designed to assist students who are unsure of academic majors and career plans by assessing interests, aptitude, and personality type, as well as providing specific career descriptions, salary ranges, job outlook and educational requirements.

Career Counseling Appointments: Meet one-on-one with a career counselor and start planning your career goals today. Can’t decide on a major?  Contact us and we’ll get you started!  Contact Kristy Magee to schedule an appointment.

Job/Internship Fairs: Job and internship fairs are offered in the area for a great chance to network with employers.

Graduate School Preparation Assistance: Learn about graduate school opportunities at Mount Aloysius College and schools around the country. Resources available for exploration and preparation.

EMPLOYER SERVICES

Mounties@Work: Create an account or sign in to post job and internship opportunities for students and alumni to view. Mounties@Work Employer Login

On-Campus Interviews: Would you like to interview on campus for an internship or full-time job opportunity?  Contact Kristy Magee to schedule an interview day!

Job & Internship Fair: The annual Job & Internship Fair Extravaganza partnered with Saint Francis University and South Central PA Area Health and Education Center will take place at Mount Aloysius College in the Spring of 2015 in the brand-new Athletic, Convocation & Wellness Center!  Stay tuned for employer registration information.

Mountie Mentor Program:  Alumni & Employers: Become a mentor to a student by offering career advice or networking/job shadowing opportunities today! Complete the Mountie Mentor form to sign up.

Career Events & Workshops

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FALL 2014 UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Accounting Consortium Interview Day: Thursday, September 25th; Advance student sign-up required.  Contact Kristy Magee at kmagee@mtaloy.edu for further information or visit the Accounting Consortium Day website for further information.
  • Nursing Majors Mock Interview Fair: Wednesday, October 8th, 1-4pm; Advance student sign-up required.  Login to your student Mounties@Work account and click on “Events” to sign up.
  • Mountie Makeover Mania: Tuesday, October 21, 2014; 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM, Cosgrave
  • Resumé-Writing Workshops – Every Thursday during the academic year!

SPRING 2015 UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Mock Interview Fair for all Majors -Thursday, February 12, 2015; 3:30 PM, Cosgrave
  • WESTPACS Job Fair - Wednesday, March 11, 2015, Monroeville Convention Center (Monroeville, PA)
  • PERC Education Job Fair: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM, Monroeville Convention Center (Monroeville, PA)
  • Job & Internship Fair Extravaganza: Thursday, March 19, 2015; 11 am – 3 pm, Mount Aloysius College Athletic Convocation & Wellness Center

Career Exploration

EXPLORING A MAJOR AND CAREER

FOCUS 2 Assessment: An online, interactive career & education planning system that combines self assessment, career exploration and decision making into one comprehensive program. Visit https://www.focuscareer2.com/Portal/Login.cfm?SID=756. Access code when creating a new account is mountie.

Myers Briggs Assessment: An online assessment that allows you to explore careers by personality type and related goals. Visit https://online.cpp.com/en/index.aspx and login is atthemount1 and password is gomounties2010. Leave the User ID blank for now and one will be assigned to you when it is complete. Take the MBTI Step 1 (form M).

RESOURCES FOR CAREER RESEARCH

O*Net Online:  Research your career and find opportunities in your major today!

Occupational Outlook Handbook: A great resource for exploring different fields and career information.

Glassdoor:  Search jobs, find company information, and search through salary databases.  A great resource for job exploration!

Simply Hired: A great resource for job search in any field.

Indeed: A great resource for job search in any field.

Internships.com: Find an internship anywhere in the country.

Discover Nursing: Offers information and details on a wide variety of nursing careers.

Explore Health Careers- Provides details and information on various careers in the health sector.

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MEET THE CAREER DEVELOPMENT TEAM

Kristy Magee
Career Development Coordinator/Director
Ellen Coyle
Career Development Specialist


 

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