Need help selecting a major, locating an internship or finding the perfect job? If so, Reinhardt's career development specialist is here to help you! The office is staffed from the beginning of fall term to mid-May each year.
Help Selecting a Major
The Office of Career Services has online resources that will help you select a major that fits your skills, interests and future goals.
This office also holds numerous special events that will help prepare you for success in the job hunt and in the work world.
- Georgia Association of Colleges and Employers College-to-Career Fair - Information about this event will be posted online and around campus.
- Career Fair - You can meet employers from various businesses and learn about full-time jobs, part-time jobs and internships. This event is open to all Reinhardt students and alumni.
- Dining Etiquette Program - This program for juniors and seniors will give you the opportunity to learn business and dining etiquette over a five-course meal while networking with local employers. This event is held on the Waleska campus. The 2008 dinner was a tremendous success with more than 30 students and eight employers!
- Life After Graduation Seminar - This seminar reviews many of the real-life financial responsibilities you will be addressing after graduating, include budgeting, credit cards, debt management, student loans, banking, insurance, housing- rent vs buy, cars-leasing vs buying, investing and retirement and taxes.
- Resume Drop - Reinhardt's career specialist will critique your resume and offer suggestions for enhancement. Drop-off dates are publicized in advance.
Getting Work Experience While You are in College
You may want to get a jump on the job search by getting practical experience as a student. Being able to discuss actual accomplishments during a job interview is helpful in showing your knowledge and abilities. Effectively juggling classes and work responsibilities also shows that you have the initiative and time management skills many employers are seeking. Being an officer or active club member, studying abroad, completing an internship or helping with a service project are additional ways to have fun, polish your skills and build your resume.
During the school year, you can access the online job board maintained by this office. It lists job and internship opportunities in the community.
If you are interested in working on campus, find out about work study through the Office of Financial Aid.
The Office of Career Services recognizes the need for confidentiality, so you can free to explore concerns, formulate plans, make decisions and take appropriate actions. All concerns expressed to career counselors shall remain confidential.
For more information
Peggy Collins Feehery
Director of Career Services
Hasty Student Life Center, Room 301