The Office of Career Development’s mission is to proactively assist students with career planning initiatives from matriculation to beyond graduation. The office will introduce current students and alumni to professional career resources, provide information on community and campus career events, and provide access to employer job postings.

College of Distinction for Career Development 2023-2024

Current students—learn more about what the Career Development office can do for you on our hub!

Prepare for an interview, create your resume, prep for grad school, and more!

Student and Alumni Services

  • Career planning assistance (one-on-one coaching, career planning assessments, resume review, and mock interviews)
  • Events, Workshops, and Career Fairs
  • Graduate School Preparation
  • Mountie Career Closet
  • Internship & Job Search Assistance
  • Access to Handshake (career database for college students)
  • Student & Alumni Resources 
Students at a Networking Social

Employer Services

Career Development can help companies of all sizes get connected with Mount Aloysius College students and alumni. Companies can: 

  • Share job and internship opportunities with Mount Aloysius College students
  • Register with Mount Aloysius’s free online career system, Handshake, to share and manage opportunities
  • Host information tables and set up interviews on campus
  • Register for participation in our annual Career Expo – a job, internship and graduate school fair co-hosted with Saint Francis University and PA AHEC
  • Visit the Career Development HUB for more information

Career Assessments and Inventories

Not sure what to major in or if the major you currently have is right for you? Success starts with taking action.  Set up an appointment with a career coach by contacting Sarah Kordish at or by phone at 814-886-6387.  The office offers the Focus 2 Career Planning Software that will help you narrow down options for career and self exploration.  Access information is provided below.

FOCUS 2 Career Planning Software

An online, interactive career & education planning system that combines self assessment, career exploration and decision making into one comprehensive program.  Access code when creating a new account is mountie.


  • My Next Move:  An interactive site that allows you to research various career paths in a clear and informing layout.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • Psychology and Counseling Career GuideA resource for information on various careers in the psychology and counseling fields.
  • Handshake: A free online database specifically for Mount Aloysius College students and alumni to search local jobs and internships posted by local employers. To create a new student account or login, please visit
  • Indeed: A national database recommended for job search in any field.
  • Simply Hired: A national database recommended for job search in any field.
  • Find an internship anywhere in the country.
  • GI Jobs: A great job search resource for veterans and those in the military.
  • PA Employment: Search for state jobs in Pennsylvania.
  • USA Jobs.Gov: Job search site for federal employment.
  • Buzzfile: Explore companies by major in the Altoona/Johnstown areas, across Pennsylvania, or nationwide. Create a free account and start exploring now!
  • ZipRecruiter: A leading online job search engine; rated the #1 Job Search app for iPhone and Android
  • Idealist: Search for jobs and internships in the non-profit sector.

Job Opportunity and Company Verification Disclaimer

Career Development and related offices make no guarantee about positions listed and are not responsible for the content of information within these posts nor for the conduct of any person or organization creating these posts. It is the responsibility of each individual student to research the organization(s) to which they are applying and verify the information pertaining to the job posting.

Contact Us

Student Success & Persistence, Suite 101, Main Administration Building
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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Connect with us on Instagram: @MountAloysiusCareers

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