For Faculty & Staff

The Career Centers collaborates with faculty and staff, and the larger SSU community to support the career development of our students.  Below are several ways we can partner with you to support your students. We also love hearing new ideas, thoughts, and questions - connect with us anytime!

Request a Workshop

We have several workshops currently available that we can deliver to your class or group. See the list of options of available workshops below. 

We are also open creating specialized or tailored workshops - please reach out to us at careerservices@sonoma.edu and we will do our best to accommodate your request.

Current Workshops<

Introduction to the
Career Center (5-45 mins)

Introduction of staff and overview of Career Center services, resources, and career exploration activities.

Resume Studio
(60 mins)

Covers the basics of writing a resume, do’s and don’ts, and tailoring your resume for different job applications.

LinkedIn Studio
(60 mins)

Introduction to LinkedIn, the professional social networking site; how to create and maintain a profile; how to utilize LinkedIn to network and find jobs.

Interview Studio
(60 mins)

Our fresh take on the best interview practices. Learn the do’s and don’ts of interviewing while getting hands-on practice.

StrengthsQuest
for Students (60 mins)

An overview of Clifton Strengths; Team building discussions and activities to promote working in groups with ease.  

Focus2Career
Introduction (30 mins)

Exploration of Focus2Career as a resource to help students discover possible career paths based on their interests, values, and personality.

Focus2Career Post-Assessment Workshop
(45-60 mins)

Understanding and utilizing Focus2Career results; exploring the Career Planning process.

Informational Interviewing + Career Research
(30-45 mins)

Explore your career field and build confidence through informational interviewing and engaging industry leaders.

Are you Career Ready?
(45 mins)

Learn about the top skills that employers are looking for in the recent college graduates that they hire, including critical thinking, leadership, and more. 

 

Become a Career Champion

Our Career Champion network brings career education to every aspect of career education to the Seawolf community. SSU faculty, staff, and alumni Career Champions answer career questions, make referrals, share resources, and mentor young Seawolves into a successful career. Career Champions empower students to find purpose, identify and reach career goals, solidify future plans, gain employment, or prepare for graduate school. Career Champions is an innovative program catered to developing the connection between a students’ academic experience and their future career paths.

A Career Champion will mentor students, provide ongoing support and volunteer in Career Center events when possible. Learn more about the Career Champion program and join our network - inquire with the Career Center Coordinator, Audra Grady at audra.grady@sonoma.edu.

Share your Feedback

We value your feedback! As a new team working to build, develop, and integrate career education across campus, it is critical that we hear from you. Consider taking our Faculty + Staff survey, which will be open for the academic year.

Consult with Us

There are many ways you can build career readiness competencies into your courses, assignments, and more! We would love to consult with you, provide resources, and/or brainstorm about ways we can support you.  Several resources are available for faculty that can be easily incorporated into your courses as assignments or for extra credit, including our Focus2Career tool.

Professional Development Request

 As career advocates and resources on campus, our professional staff often get requests for support. We love supporting our community members as time permits, but please keep in mind that our students career education and success is the first priority. Please note that when you make these requests it is personal in nature and we may need to decline if our schedule is already full. You may reach out to us to request professional development training and group events for your staff including Strengths Quest, to the Career Center Coordinator, Audra Grady at audra.grady@sonoma.edu.