Career Resource Center Services for Students
Using the CRC's student resources and services can help you meet your academic and professional goals, achieving several of the following outcomes.
- Increasing self-awareness of your interests, strengths, values and other elements relevant to meaningful career and life choices.
- Defining your educational and career goals
- Uncovering occupational, industry and employer information
- Writing effective professional materials, including cover letters, resumes, and personal statements for graduate school
- Developing internship and job search strategies
- Articulating your relevant skills and experiences to employers or admissions representatives during interviews
- Determining your goals and expectations for internships and experiential learning opportunities and understanding how these experiences translate into your future career aspirations
- Properly managing your online presence and effectively using social networking tools
- Direct linkages to opportunities and/or employers and Pacific alumni
We welcome your visits and hope you will take the opportunity to participate in our events. Please let us know how we can improve our aims or services to better support your career and higher education pursuits.
Individual Career Counseling
We offer confidential one on one career counseling services to Pacific students and alumni.
Call 209.946.2361 to schedule an appointment to meet with a Career Counselor.
While each session is customized to the client, typical counseling topics cover:
- Choosing a major and career assessments
- Finding internship and experiential learning opportunities
- Reviewing resumes and cover letters
- Job search strategies and resources
- Perfecting interview skills
- Networking tips
- Graduate school planning and personal statement feedback
Academic Career Courses
These one-unit course offer additional guidance for students in establishing academic and career goals. You can register for these courses through insidePacific.
Co-Op 088: "Career Exploration and Planning" is for students who are undecided about their majors or career direction. Assessment tools such as the Strong Interest Inventory and the Myers Briggs Type Indicator and other activities are used to increase students' awareness of their personal strengths, interests, values, preferred skills, and more. Students also learn to use resources and methods for exploring occupations, industries and employers in depth.
Co-Op 188: "Career Search Essentials" introduces students to the resources and skills necessary for a successful job or internship search. Students learn to write resumes, cover letters, and other professional materials as well as how to articulate their skills and experiences during an interview.