Career Center FAQ

Q. What kind of help can the Career Advising Office offer me?

Q. I know the general direction I want to take in regard with a Career. How can Career Advising help me to narrow down the possibilities?

Q. I am interested in transferring to another College. Is there any information available about other schools?

Q. Is the USU Eastern Career Advising Office only available to current students?

Q. Are there any fees associated with the Career Advising Office?

Q. How can Career Advising help me find a job while I am attending USU Eastern?

Q. How can Career Advising help me after I finish my degree or certificate programs at USU Eastern?

Q. I have a job now while I am attending school. Is there a way to get credit for my work experience?

Q. How do I post a job for students with the Career Advising Office?

Q. What kind of help can the Career Advising Office offer me?

A. The Career Advising Office assists students and members of the community in choosing a career, developing career plans and making career changes. Resources through the Career Advising website, workshops, personality and aptitude assessments, assistance with resumes and cover letter preparation, and career oriented handouts.

Q. I know the general direction I want to take in regard with a Career. How can Career Advising help me to narrow down the possibilities?

A. The Career Advising Office can offer assistance in making career decisions based on individual advising, self-assessment testing, and personality and skills testing.

Q. I am interested in transferring to another College. Is there any information available about other schools?

A. The Academic and Career Advising Office maintain an up-to-date listing of College and University catalogs from Utah as well as the Western United States.

Q. Is the USU Eastern Career Advising Office only available to current students?

A. No, the Career Advising Office is open to all students, alumni, faculty, and employers. Individual appointments are not required. Call the Career Advising Office at (435) 613-5311.

Q. Are there any fees associated with the Career Advising Office?

A. There are no charges for the services provided to anyone through the Career Advising Office.

Q. How can Career Advising help me find a job while I am attending College?

A. The Academic and Career Advising Office is located in the Jennifer Leavitt Student Center and maintains off campus job listings through the student job board at. The job board lists temporary, part-time employment opportunities for students. For on campus student jobs visit the on campus job board. Other jobs are listed through the Utah State Department of Workforce Services web page at http://jobs.utah.gov. Contact the Career Advising Office at (435) 613-5311 for more information.

Q. How can Career Advising help me after I finish my degree or certificate programs at USU Eastern?

A. The Career Advising Office maintains resources and links through the Career Advising web site for nationwide job openings and career opportunities for access by students and alumni.

Q. I have a job now while I am attending school. Is there a way to get credit for my work experience?

A. Through the Cooperative Education and Internship program, students may receive college academic credit for their work experience based on the completion of structured learning objectives. For more information, contact the Career Advising Office at (435) 613-5311.

Q. How do I post a job for students with the Career Advising Office?

A. Submit job listings at the Career Advising Employer page, with the following information about the job: job title, employer, number of openings, job descriptions, salary/wage, schedule, qualifications, and how to apply. The job listing can be posted on campus once it has been approved and can also be posted with the Department of Workforce Services.