Career Assistance for SOIS Students
Our office is available to help students and alumni with their co-op, internship, or full-time job search. Kris Stehler is the office liaison with SOIS students, and can provide general career information and resources. She presents workshops and offers regularly scheduled drop-in hours in the SOIS lounge.
Here are some of the services our office provides:
- Individual advising
- Career Fairs (general and major specific)
- Drop-in hours
- On-Campus Interviews
- Resume reviews
- Web site – Handshake system
- Mock Interviews
- Job search strategies
- Employer networking
- Other Student Programming
- Grad school advising
- Work abroad
- Vault Career Guides
For specific career and job search questions, we can meet with you one-on-one to review your marketing materials, including resumes, share resources related to your career interests, and discuss your job search strategy. Here are specific things you can discuss with your career services coordinator:
- Review resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profile, Handshake profile
- Job search strategy development
- Developing your professional brand
- Resources in your field for your job search
- Ways to find and target companies for your job search
- Effective use of Handshake job system
- Interviewing techniques, mock interviews
Let Us Match You With a Career Services Coordinator
Because the School of Individualized Study encompasses a wide variety of concentrations and career interest areas, we try to connect students and alumni with the career services coordinator in our office most closely associated with their specific focus. Coordinators are available in person, by phone, on Skype, or through email. We’ll connect you with the appropriate career services coordinator, so that you get the best resources and search strategies for your targeted field.
If you are interested in meeting with our team send us an email message with information about yourself and your career and job search goals.
To request Interpreting services go to https://ntid.rit.edu/AccessServices.