Completing a degree program and preparing for today's job market requires that students be well prepared, creative, and able to use a variety of programs and services that help them develop the necessary skills. To provide our students with the most up-to-date and comprehensive career development tools, the Office of Career and Professional Development offers an array of career planning programs to help  students decide what major to pursue, what career best suits them, and how to begin the all-important job search process.

All programs and events are open to undergraduate and graduate students.

Workshops and Presentations

Workshops will be held on the 3rd floor of the Buley Library in the Southern Success Center - Room 303. 

Effective Job & Internship Search Strategies

April 10, 2019, 1:00-2:00pm 

Interviewing 101

Wednesday, March 27 & May 1, 2019 | 1:00-2:00pm

Senior Class Events

Location: Adanti Student Center room 301 

Leveraging Social Media In the Job Search 

Monday, March 25, 2019 | 5:30-6:30pm

Learn how strategically leverage social media platforms to build a brand, engage employers and external organizations, and discover the hidden job market. 

Employer Panel - First 100 Days at the New Job

Monday, April 22, 2019 | 5:30-6:30pm 

An employer panel will provide insights and suggestions to upcoming grads on how to maximize their first 100 days within a new role. Attendees will also have an opportunity to hold dialogue around professional transition into the world of work.

Last Minute Strategies for Career Success 

Monday, May 6, 2019 | 5:30-6:30pm 

Receive resources and tips on how to successfully transition after graduation from SCSU!


Stop by and bring your resume to us for a 10-15 minute review by one of our professional staff members. Resumania meets at Buley Libary.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 12:00 pm. to 2:00 pm.
Monday, March 18, 2019, 12:00 pm. to 2:00 pm.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 12:00 pm. to 2:00 pm.

Sunday Drop-In Advising

Do you have a question about your resume, job searching or need general career advising? Drop in during the following dates/times to meet with a Career Coach!

February 10, 2019 | 5:00-8:00pm
March 17, 2019 | 5:00-8:00pm
April 28, 2019 | 5:00-8:00pm 

Information Recruitment Table

Ongoing throughout the semesters
Adanti Student Center- Across from Campus Bookstore
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Look for emails and/or on our social media for dates & times of Information Tables. Learn more about a company and possible job opportunities, internship or Co-ops.

Non-Profit Networking Event

Fall 2019 Date TBA
Adanti Student Center Ballroom B 

Network and learn about opportunities with prospective employers from 15 different organizations within the New Haven area. Bring your resume and discover experiential learning openings and volunteer positions.

Career and Internship Fair

Date TBA

-Meet prospective employers
-Discover career possibilities

Each year the Office of Career & Professional Development holds a career fair that brings national and regional employers representing all fields to the Southern campus. The fairs foster student and employer interaction while offering students the opportunity to explore various careers, learn about organizations and industries, and apply for full-time, part-time, internship, and cooperative education opportunities.

*Professional attire required. Copies of current resume strongly encouraged.