CAREER ADVISING

Preparing to Visit the Career Counselling Specialist

Meet your Career Counselling Specialist Ms. Don-Marie Holder. You can contact her via email at osscareers@cavehill.uwi.edu.

The Career Counselling Specialist is
  • your resource, whether you are
    • selecting a major,
    • looking for an internship,
    • seeking mentorship or
    • pursuing your first professional position or making a career transition
  • your partner in refining your career plans and developing your job search skills
  • committed to helping you to reach your professional development goals.
 

What to Expect

Whether you are just getting started or preparing to graduate, career advising can help you:
  • Develop strategies for your job search.
  • Identify work-related values and interests,
  • Assess your unique skills and
  • Guide you through decision-making to set realistic career goals.
 
You set the agenda, and work collaboratively in:
  • Identifying skills, interests, values, and strengths
  • Researching majors, industries and career fields
  • Developing your brand
  • Developing effective tools for your job search, such as...
            •   Professional resume
            •   Focused cover letter
            •   Interviewing strategies that impress employers and graduate schools
            •   Negotiating an offer
            •   Effective networking techniques
  • Creating a graduate school plan and or strategic job search 
 

Ask Questions!

Learn about all of the services provided during advising hours. Use our online booking system to choose a time. Signing up is easy and convenient. Services include individual career advising, career assessments, workshops, internships, On-Campus Recruiting and Job Fairs.
 

Quick Tips

Want a few quick and easy career advice tips? Click Here!
 

The Office of Student Services
Tel.: (246) 417-4165/6/7 Fax: (246) 424-5348 | Email: studentservices@cavehill.uwi.edu