When should my child visit Cooperative Education & Career Services?Students are always welcomed to visit our office and are encouraged to explore career options as early as their first year. We offer targeted programs and services for all undergraduates and alumni.
How can I encourage my child to visit Cooperative Education & Career Services?Some students may feel hesitant to visit Coooperative Education & Career Services, so reassure your son or daughter that the office staff are friendly, knowledgeable, and open-minded.
Some students may think our resources are only for seniors. Explain that we can help throughout their entire college career.
Encourage them to make an appointment to talk about their personal career goals and suggest that they attend career-oriented programs throughout the semester.
When should my child draft a resume?It is never too early for a resume. Cooperative Education & Career Services has guides and templates in the office and online.
Students are encouraged to draft a resume during their first semester and build upon that as they continue at Cabrini. We offer resume and cover letter critiques at any time with a hard copy or online through JobSource.
What is JobSource?
JobSource is a career-management system that houses internships and part-time and full-time positions exclusively for Cabrini College students and alumni.
It is password-protected, and only Cabrini College students and alumni are given access. In addition, JobSource is linked to NACElink, a robust job-search database house with numerous postings for local, national, and international job opportunities.
Students can also upload resumes and cover letters, search for alumni mentors, and stay current on events by logging in to their JobSource accounts.
Is it important for my child to do an internship?Yes! We encourage all students, no matter their major or interests, to gain quality internship experience throughout their college career.
According to the NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers) 2010 Student Survey, new graduates who took part in an internship program were more likely to have received a job offer than their peers who decided to forgo the experience.