Resources


Explore Careers and Majors


Career Guides by Major

Career Guides by Major

See where other GVSU Lakers have landed with their major.

O'NET

An online resource providing employment data, such as salaries and job forecasts.

An online resource providing employment data, such as salaries and job forecasts.

Career One Stop

Describes skills and job duties for multiple occupations and employment outlooks in regional and national context.

Describes skills and job duties for multiple occupations and employment outlooks in regional and national context.


What Can I Do With This Major?

Highlights career paths related to area of study, identifies potential fields of employments, and ways to develop skills outside the classroom

Highlights career paths related to area of study, identifies potential fields of employments, and ways to develop skills outside the classroom

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Occupational Outlook Handbook


Research careers to learn about current employment trends, salary data and more

Candid Career Videos

Learn about hundreds of occupations through short 2-4 minute video interviews

Learn about hundreds of occupations through short 2-4 minute video interviews


Focus 2

free personalized career assessment and exploration tool

A free personalized career assessment and exploration tool

LinkedIn- GVSU Alumni

See where GVSU alumni and students have landed by exploring LinkedIn

See where GVSU alumni and students have landed by exploring LinkedIn


USAJobs

USAJOBS

Explore all the opportunities that exist within the federal government

Informational Interviewing

Informational Interviewing

Find tips on how to conduct an informational interview- and why you should!

W.O.W. Career Exploration Program

W.O.W. Career Exploration Program

Explore the world of work through a structured job shadow program.

Internship and Job Search


Handshake

Handshake

Search internships, jobs, employers and events!

Experience Matters

Experience Matters website


 

Check out internship experiences of other GVSU students!

Resume and Cover Letter Guide

Resume Guide


Identity based resources

Identity based resources

 

Explore resources and internship/job postings

Career Center Internship Award

CCI Award

Scholarship for unpaid, for-credit internships

Work Abroad

Work Abroad


Tips and advice on how to find opportunities overseas.


Internship Agreement Form

Internship Agreement Form

Many majors require this form to be completed if you want to receive academic credit for your internship.

Career Guides by Major

Career Guides by Major

See where other GVSU students in your major have landed!

Strategic Electives

Strategic Electives

See a list of GVSU elective classes and certifications that can boost your skills and increase your marketability!

Interviewing and Networking


Big Interview

Big Interview

Online tool to practice your upcoming interviews.

Work Like a Laker Podcast

Podcast

Listen to specific podcasts on interviewing and networking.

LinkedIn- How To Use

LinkedIn- how to use

Find tips on how to maximize your LinkedIn profile.


Hello West Michigan

Hello West Michigan

Explore professional networking groups in the West Michigan area

Handshake

Handshake

Explore employers, and network with other students in Handshake

Candid Career Videos

Candid Career Videos

These videos offer quick advice on networking and interviewing