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Marquette University
Career Services Center

Holthusen Hall, First Floor
1324 W. Wisconsin Avenue
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
Phone: (414) 288-7423
Fax: (414) 288-5302
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What To Expect

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How Career Services Can Assist Your Department and Students

  1. Locating Employer Speakers and Contacts for your class
  2. Presenting on career-related topics in classes
  3. Providing Online Resources and Job Search Sites for you to share with students
  4. Providing Ideas for your Syllabus
  5. Sharing Career Checklists for students at each stage of their college career
  6. Providing tips on Writing Letters of Recommendation and other guidelines for faculty
  7. Linking you to an Overview of Services



Employer Speakers and Contacts
We assist student organizations in identifying employers speakers, panelists or corporate presenters. These speakers are often MU Alumni. We can provide employer contacts that may lead to candidates for advisory boards, co-op and internship opportunities for your students, and fund raising prospects. Please contact Kristin Adler, Assistant Director, Employer and Relations.



Class Presentations
Our career counselors can make 15-90 minute presentations in class on a variety of career-related topics. These include:

  1. Writing Great Resumes and Correspondence
  2. Successful Networking
  3. Interviewing for Success
  4. Job Search Techniques That Work
  5. Dress for Successful Interviewing
  6. How to Make the Most of a Career Fair
  7. Your First Year as a Professional
  8. Dining Etiquette
  9. Graduate and Professional School Process


Online Resources and Job Search Sites

Students can search for jobs using any of our online resources:

  1. Handshake:
    1. Internships and full-time positions
    2. Online resume submission for on campus interviews; searchable by employers
    3. Calendar to track positions and upcoming career events
  2. GoinGlobal:
    1. Country Career Guides packed with country-specific information
    2. Job Postings and Internship Listings for any country in the world
    3. Global Key Employer Directory contains 25,000 country-specific company profiles


Ideas for your syllabus

  1. Include upcoming career events on your syllabus
  2. Invite a panel of career professionals in to speak about career or occupational issues
  3. Schedule a presentation on a variety of career-related topics
  4. Create assignments or experiences that allow for the exploration of a field of study
    1. The development of a resume and cover letter to help students clarify career goals
    2. Research papers on what careers result from a particular major
    3. Assign informational interviews or job shadowing experiences - students can connect with professionals in their fields of interest
    4. Allow students to attend career fairs and internship fairs
  5. Announce internship and full-time positions openings found on MU Career Manager
  6. Talk about internships and your departments options for credit for internships; this provides opportunities for students to acquire professional work experience related to their academic majors or areas of career interest


Career Checklists

  1. Undergraduate Students
  2. Graduate Students
  3. International Students
  4. Life After Marquette Checklist


Writing letters of recommendation and other guidelines for faculty
From NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers)

  1. Writing a Reference Letter
    Discussion of the issues surrounding a letter of reference.
  2. Faculty Reference Letter
    Contains an example for use when creating a letter of reference for students.
  3. Suggested Guidelines for Writing References
    Itemized guidelines to observe when writing references for students.
  4. A Faculty Guide to Ethical and Legal Standards in Student Hiring
    Discussion of the ethical and legal standards involving students obtaining employment.