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Faculty & Staff

How the CICD can help A collaborative effort is needed to support our students in their quest for a degree and the opportunity to pursue future interests.  We are ready to partner with you to help our students succeed and grow.  On this page you will learn more about our office and programs and ways we can work together.  We look forward to working with you.
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What is LABOR MARKET INFORMATION?  

According to the article How To Use Labor Market Information to Explore Careers, “Data about labor supply and demand, earnings, employment and unemployment statistics, job outlook, and demographics of the labor force make up what is known as labor market information.” 

The Center for Internships and Career Development is pleased to share with you links to helpful sites with LABOR MARKET INFORMATION.  Please feel free to reach out to a member of the staff for any assistance you may need in finding data related to your students’ major. 

CT Department of Labor 

O*Net 

Buzzfile  (Requires creating an account) 

Burning Glass (Please contact Jen Brown at brownje@easternct.edu for access to Eastern’s account) 

 

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Career & Internship Fairs

The Center sponsors Career and Internship Fairs each semester to assist students in identifying employment opportunities and to build their networks. Career & Internship Fairs
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Employer Talk Tuesdays

Each Tuesday during the fall and spring semesters we invite employers to host an information sessions to educate students on their organization and employment opportunities. Learn More
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Career Conversations

Our Career Conversation events are a way to bring academic departments, students in their majors and employers together in a casual setting to engage in discussions related to career opportunities. 

Learn More
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Graduate School Fair

Every fall semester the CICD hosts a Graduate School Fair, inviting colleges and universities from the region to come to campus and recruit our students for their programs. See details
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Presentations

The CICD office has a wide range of presentations prepared and ready to present.  If you would like us to present to your class or a club/organization you advise, simply complete our presentation request form. Submit Request
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Eastern Career Network

ECN is a great way for students, faculty, staff and employers to stay connected to our office.  Search job and internship listings, learn about upcoming events, and much more! Create Account

More Ways to Collaborate

  • We encourage you to connect with us on social media.  It's a great way to keep up-to-date on our programs, events, employers on campus and internship and job postings.

    LinkedIn:  Eastern Connecticut State University Alumni & Students Group

    Facebook: @EasternCenterforInternshipsandCareerDevelopment

    Twitter: EasternCareer

    Instagram: EasternCareer

     

  • Consider inviting a member of the CICD staff to departmental meetings, departmental colloquium series, faculty lunches, academic advisor training, new faculty receptions.
  • Consider allocating departmental funding for internships, as well as research – and when selecting students for summer research funding, consider hiring first years and sophomores. First years especially find it difficult to obtain paid summer internships and increasingly juniors need to complete an internship the summer before senior year to secure a job offer.

    No funding?  Offering unpaid opportunities for academic credit are equally as valuable.

  • Emphasize the skills our students are developing through their studies in the discipline.  Employers are looking for students to articulate these skills and offer tangible examples as part of the interview process. You can easily provide opportunities for students to develop “soft skills” in your classroom by offering students the opportunity to work in groups or complete a presentation.