CAREER COUNSELLING

Preparing to Visit the Career Counsellor

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

The Career Counsellor is your resource, whether you are selecting a major, looking for an internship, seeking mentorship or pursuing your first professional position.
 
The Career Counsellor is committed to helping you get started on the path to reaching your goals.

 

What to Expect

Whether you are just getting started or preparing to graduate, career counselling 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.
 
Career planning involves many steps. The Career Counsellor will not make decisions for you. Instead, you will be assisted in your creation of focused options and in the development of a realistic plan. It is ultimately up to you to research and take ownership for your career choice and job search. The Career Counsellor is your partner in refining your career plans and developing your job search skills.
 
You set the agenda, and the Career Counsellor will work with you on any of the following areas:
  • Identifying skills, interests, values, and strengths
  • Researching majors, industries and career fields
  • 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!

The Career Counsellor seeks to help you find answers relevant to your situation and career goals. Learn about all of the services provided during our walk-in advising hours from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday. Simply sign-in at the OSS front desk and review the services available to you. Services include individual career advising appointments, career assessments, workshops, internships, On-Campus Recruiting and Job Fairs.
 

Quick Tips

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