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Our Services

We encourage our students to take ownership of their future and to fully understand the time and commitment necessary to become truly career ready.

Our programs, services, and events support a holistic approach to career readiness that integrates personal and professional development into the academic process. 

Career Fairs and Events – Annually, Career Services hosts two University-wide career fairs and more than 10 industry-specific events. Interactive professional development events, including the Mocktail Party and Fashion Show, Mock Interview Week, and Career Kick-Off Tailgate Party. View a complete list of upcoming career fairs and events.

CareerShift – A comprehensive job search management system, provided by Career Services (access code: wvsenior) to supplement MountainerTRAK. 

Choose a Major – Meet with a career counselor equipped with state of the art technology and training to assist in making a well informed decision about a major.

Credential Services – We can collect and disseminate confidential faculty recommendations and transcripts for graduate school applications.

Graduate School Advising – Provide guidance relative to applying to graduate school, polish your personal statement, and identify schools that will help you achieve your academic and professional goals.

Internship and Job Search – We can help you develop a strategy to find opportunities locally and nationally.

Mock Interviews – Sharpen your interview skills with a practice interview with a career counselor, who will provide feedback on strengths and weaknesses. Mock interviews can be video-recorded as well.

MountaineerTRAK – WVU’s premier site for searching internship, part-time and full-time employment opportunities. Students can also sign up for on-campus interviews and learn about career fairs and professional development events.

On-Campus Interviews – Employers from diverse industries conduct on-campus interviews throughout the academic year. Students can apply for interviews on MountaineerTRAK or by speaking directly to recruiters at career fairs and other on-campus events.

Personal and Professional Assessment – We offer career assessments, including FOCUS2, to help you explore majors and career paths, and determine which career directions might prove rewarding for you as an individual.

Personalized Career Counseling – Meet one-on-one with a career counselor to discuss anything career related, including career exploration, job and internship search strategies, career assessments, interview preparation, and more.

Professional Development Workshops for Student Groups – We can customize a presentation for your organization. Request a workshop for your student organization, fraternity/sorority, residence hall floor, or class by contacting Toni Jones, associate director, at Toni.Jones@mail.wvu.edu. View our list of professional development workshops.

Resume and Cover Letter Reviews – Our career counselors can help create and review your resumes and cover letters.

Workforce Recruitment Program – Federal program providing recruitment opportunities to highly motivated students with disabilities eager to prove their abilities in the workplace.