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Academic and Career Advising

Career Information for Alumni

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Overview

In addition to the wonderful resources and services offered by the Wright State University Alumni Association, CLASS Workforce Development offers individualized career counseling, workshops, events and more for Wright State COLA graduates of any age or experience.

We’re proud of our alumni and are pleased to support you in your endeavors beyond Wright State. If you’re looking for a job, wondering what to do next, need help perfecting a resume or graduate school application, or just want some advice, CLASS Workforce Development is here for you!

Alumni Career Counseling

As a College of Liberal Arts alumni, you have access to a variety of resources and services to help you reach your long-term career goals.

One service available to you is the opportunity to meet with a career counselor for an extended appointment. Alumni are eligible for appointments with one of CLASS Workforce Development's professionally trained counselors.

Here are just a few of the ways meeting with a career counselor can help you:

  • Clarify your career interests
  • Identify connections between your degree and career opportunities
  • Identify resources to help you research employers
  • Discover key job search strategies
  • Identify your skills and strengths
  • Learn how to write effective resumes and cover letters
  • Prepare and practice for upcoming interviews
  • Evaluate job offers from potential employers
  • Learn keys to successfully negotiating offers
  • Determine a long-term course of action to meet your career objectives

Ready to make an appointment? Call (937) 775-4268 or email Wayne Stark.

Find A Job

Whether you just graduated last quarter, or you’re looking for a career change, don’t miss out on CLASS Workforce Development’s many resources for helping you land that dream job and navigate the job offer and salary negotiation process.

Contact Wayne Stark, Director of CLASS Workforce Development a call at (937) 775-4268 or email him at wayne.stark@wright.edu to learn more.

Write a Resume, CV or Cover Letter

Effectively capturing yourself on paper is a vital part of the job search process. Whether you want online resources for developing a resume, or you want one-on-one advice from a member of our CLASS Workforce Development career advisors, we’re here to help!

Workshops and Classes

CLASS Workforce Development offers a series of workshops each month for students and alumni. Each workshop is carefully designed by a member of our career staff to address common career-related concerns and questions. Typically 50 minutes long, workshops are generally held weekly during the lunch hour or evening hours in Millett Hall throughout Fall and Spring semesters. See the calendar for dates and times.

Workshops are free and no registration is required. All you need to do is show up!

Workshops can also be presented to select groups. Alumni, Advisers, faculty and student organizations interested in a workshop presentation are encouraged to contact us.

Want to Give Back to COLA and Our Students?

Just give Wayne Stark, Director of CLASS Workforce Development a call at (937) 775-4268 or email him at wayne.stark@wright.edu to:

  • Participate in a Liberal Arts Student Career Success Series workshop
  • Participate in a COLA Field/Major specific Career Event
  • Sponsor an internship – You can also go to our “Employer Page” to share an internship or job opportunity.

Contacted by a Student?

Have you heard from a Wright State student recently? As students pursue internships and plans for after graduation, we often encourage them to contact alumni. There certainly is no expectation that you will place them in an internship or a job, we simply feel that talking with current students about your experience after graduation is extremely beneficial to them. Please feel free to provide them any insight about your career path, the ups and downs you faced along the way and any advice or networking opportunities you might have available.

 


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