Rocket Career Center

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Preparing for your future career involves more than getting a degree. You need to learn the basic employability skills necessary for getting, keeping, and excelling in your job: résumé writing, interviewing skills, job search strategies, business protocol, and etiquette.

Summer 2024 hours

During summer break, Handshake appointments are strongly encouraged. Walk-ins will be accommodated based on staff availability.

Career Studio Appointment Hours

Monday - Friday

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM 

Rocket Style Career Closet Hours 

Tuesday & Thursday

1:00 - 4:00 PM


Our professional staff is here to support you through your career journey. Head to Handshake to self-schedule today. 

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Resume and Cover Letter

Your resume is a personal marketing tool describing your professional experience that is used to secure an interview. 

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 Your interview skills are an important part of the job search process. Learn more

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Job Search

Make an appointment with a career consultant to help you construct a personalized job search strategy. Learn more


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Major Exploration  

By choosing a major that fits with your interests, abilities, values, and circumstances, you are more likely to finish your degree. Learn more

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Rocket Style Career Closet

Your attire is the first impression at an interview or job fair - be prepared to make the best impression on a prospective employer. Learn more

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Virtual Career Center

Online tools to help you build your career from self-assessments for exploring career and education possibilities, to strengthening your interview skills.  Learn more

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Experiential Learning

Students who engage in experiential learning can apply their academic curriculum and theory to real-world work. 

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On-Campus Student Employment

Students can gain valuable professional development while earning income as they are learning. 

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Career-Readiness Competencies

NACE defines career readiness through eight career competencies identified by employers as critical skills they seek in job candidates.

Schedule an appointment today!

Our staff is here to support you through your career journey. Head to Handshake to self-schedule today.

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Shelly Drouillard 

Director, Rocket Career Center

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  • College of Law 
  • College of Medicine 

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DeMya Wimberly

Career Consultant 

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  • Arts and Letters
  • Judith Herb College of Education
  • Neff College of Business and Innovation
  • University College
  • Graduate Studies

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Tony Sherock 

Career Consultant 

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  • Natural Sciences and Mathematics
  • College of Engineering 
  • Health & Human Services/Nursing
  • Jesup Scott Honors College
  • Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Last Updated: 6/4/24