Career Services is committed to providing all USU students and alumni with the information, resources, and tools needed to help you feel confident taking next steps as you navigate your career and professional development journey. Services are provided to all students and alumni at no cost.
USU Career Services can support you with the following:
Suit-Up is a partnership between JCPenney & United States University that provides an opportunity for students, staff, faculty, & alumni to purchase professional attire & accessories at a discounted rate.
The Fall 2023 Suit-up Sale will be August 19-October 29, 2023.
How it works:
You can shop online or use your coupon in-store at your local JCPenney store until October 29th. For questions or accommodations regarding this event, please contact Career Services at email@example.com.
Resumes: Your resume is a marketing tool written to tell potential employers about your skills, education, and work experience. In this section, you will learn how to create a resume to attract recruiters and hiring managers based on your field of study.
Cover Letters: Cover letters are another marketing tool that provides employers with further information regarding your interest in the position and space for you to personalize your application further.
Career Assessments can help you identify and explore your unique talents, skills, interests, values, personality, and abilities. These tools, when combined, can give you clarity on a career destination or pathway. The following Career Assessments are offered at no additional cost to all USU students and alumni:
All students and alumni should schedule an appointment with Career Services to evaluate which assessment(s) would best suit your needs and obtain access at no cost.
Your interviewing skills are a crucial part of the hiring process. Identifying interviewing strategies specific to your skills, personality, and career goals will allow you to take a more active role in interviews and increase confidence.
Networking: Did you know, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 70% of jobs are found through networking? Networking is the process of making connections and building relationships. These connections can provide you with advice and contacts, which can help you make informed career decisions.
Understanding the value of your education and professional experience plays an important role in salary conversations and negotiations, especially as a new graduate. Working at a pay level you deserve and are comfortable with gives you a sense of motivation, and as you progress and move forward with you career, you can later ask for a raise or starting salary that aligns with your expectations.
Please send the following details to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll be sure to connect and share any opportunities with our students and graduates.
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Whether you are just beginning your job search or simply want your resume reviewed, Logann meets with students and alumni individually on a variety of different topics. She is a first-generation college graduate and received her MBA specializing in Leadership, Consulting, and Business Analytics and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration concentrating in Marketing from Binghamton University. She is a Certified Career Services Provider (CCSP), Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) and also a Certified Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Practitioner. She has over 8+ years of experience in higher education with a passion for mentoring and providing guidance to professionals as they pursue careers that they love and enjoy. Students and alumni can schedule an appointment with Logann below.