Current Students

Current Students

Welcome to the Center for Internships and Career Development. Our office is here to help you as you make the connections between your interests and career path. We can assist you with exploring your major, writing your resume, searching for your internship and much more. Start your journey today!

Discover

Explore our majors to find the one that best suits your interests here.
Find your niche by joining one of ECSU’s many successful student organizations.
Wondering how your interests, values and experiences connect with choosing your major or career path?  Use TypeFocus to start your personal assessment today.
Connect with our Eastern Career Network to always be in the know about available jobs and internships that are specifically tailored to you!

Examine

Whether you know exactly what you want to do with your life or have no idea what your future holds, one-on-one career advising is a valuable resource to help you reach your career goals. Schedule your personal 30 minute appointment with one of our career advisors today by calling 860-465-4559 OR drop in and see us during our Walk In Wednesday hours every Wednesday from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
Keep in mind your resume is a marketing tool aimed at highlighting your skills and experiences. A well written resume will help you land an interview for your next job.  Don’t know where to start, try our Resume and Professional Letters Guide.
The value of experiential learning is immeasurable, and it for this reason our office encourages all Eastern students to participate in an internship or co-op experience. Don’t know where to start this process? Begin by reviewing our page on how to search for opportunities page. If you’re still unsure of how to proceed, schedule an advising session with a member of our staff by calling 860-465-4559, or email us at career2@easternct.edu.
Set yourself apart from the crowd and gain international experience through study abroad, global field courses, or an internship abroad. Start planning your experience here.
As you look to your future career, utilize our Careers by Industry page to assess your fields of interest.

Develop

Leadership is among the top skills employers seek when hiring. Begin building your leadership skills through participation in campus clubs and organizations, as well as through community service activities.
Networking is a valuable skill to develop. Connect here to learn more about building your network and the value it brings.
It’s never too early to start investigating career options. Our office sponsors two career fairs each year. Click here to learn more.
Congratulations, you’ve been offered an interview! Now what? Start by reviewing our interviewing guide for some helpful tips. Practice and preparation are key to your success. You can practice your interviewing skills for free through InterviewStream or by scheduling a mock interview with a member of our office staff.
You never know when the next big opportunity will arrive. That’s why it’s important to know how to present your best self at any given moment! Get professional fashion inspiration over at our Pinterest page.

Experience

Are you thinking about a master’s or doctoral program? Our office can help with that too. Check out information on our Graduate School Fair, or schedule an appointment to speak with one of our counselors for assistance with researching schools, preparing your personal statement or deciding if graduate school is the right decision based on your interests and career goals.
Before you start your search for a job or internship, be sure to check out our job search steps and our Job & Internship Guide.
Wondering about the current job market? Check out this great info-graphic about today’s work world. Not sure how to negotiate for a better salary, even your starting salary? Check out this article for some key advice.
The Center for Internships and Career Development will remain a free resource to you after graduation. Feel free to utilize our in-office and on-line services at any time. Check out our alumni page to find out what’s next!