Career Services and Programs



Career Services conducts a range of special programs designed to help students proactively explore occupational choices, gain first hand experience in a variety of work environments and meet working professionals.

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Career Exploration
Career counseling provides students with assessing their personal skills, interests, values, and personality preferences. There are a variety of self-assessment tools as well as the opportunity to meet with a career counselor.

Job and Internship Search Preparation
Students can receive assistance with resume and cover letter preparation, mock interviews, networking, and building their professional brand.

Classroom Instruction
Counselors frequently serve as guest speakers in the academic classroom, offering workshops on both career exploration and job search topics, including interest and skills identification, demonstrations of PINPOINT, our all inclusive computer career guidance system, informational interviewing, resume and cover letter development and interviewing skills. Faculty may contact career counselors to schedule a classroom presentation or an individual consultation on any career related issue.

Informational Interviews
One of the best ways to explore a potential career path is to speak with people who are actually doing the work you think you might be interested in. Career counselors can help you arrange and prepare for an informational interview in your potential career field.

Career Mentorship
This selective program is designed to match high achieving students with professional mentors from the workplace. Open by application to students in all major disciplines, selected participants have an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the workplace as well as valuable career advice.

Job Postings
The Career Services Office receives full, part-time,seasonal,and internship positions on a regular basis.These are posted to our Optimal Resume Corporate Connect webpage.

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QUESTIONS
Karen James, Coordinator of Career Planning and Placement, at jamesk@middlesex.mass.edu or (781)-280-3639 
Melissa Welch, Internship Coordinator, at welchm@middlesex.mass.edu or (978) 656-3469
Jessica Frost, Staff Assistant, at frostj@middlesex.mass.edu or (978) 656-3282

Last Modified: 5/22/17