Top Ten List

1) Career Services Web Page

Career Services invites everyone to explore our web page for a wealth of information. The site includes job opportunities; Résumé/Cover Letter, Interviewing, and Graduate School Guides; online career assessment tools; a Calendar of Events page; links to various job resource sites on the Internet; sample interview questions; information on majors and graduate schools; and various other resources.


2) Career Counseling & Testing

Students having difficulty choosing a major or minor field, or deciding what to do with their major/minor, are welcome to schedule an appointment with Career Services. Students are also encouraged to complete online assessments on our website to utilize in appointments.


3) Résumé/Cover Letter Assistance

The Career Services staff assists students by reviewing résumés, cover letters, and other job search-related materials for proper grammar, format, and content.


4) Full-time and Part-time Jobs

Paid internships and full-time/part-time opportunities are accessed through our webpage by visiting the Handshake online career career management and job/internship system.  A list of continuously open part-time job opportunities are accessed through the “Job Opportunities” link. For information regarding on-campus interviews, please view the Calendar of Events page and contact Career Services to register. See Financial Aid for information regarding Federal Work Study positions.


5) Graduate School Assistance

Our office can assist students with résumé writing, mock interviews, and personal statement reviews.  We can also provide information on the various graduate admission exams that may be required for entrance to graduate school.


6) Mock Interview Sessions

Career Services offers students the opportunity to participate in these sessions to better prepare for interviews. We also have sample interview questions in our Career Planning Guides.


7) Internship Program

Our internship program allows students who have junior- or senior-level standing and meet certain GPA requirements to apply classroom theory and knowledge in a company/organization. Students receive academic credit for the internship program and must meet with Career Services to begin the process.


8) Bogey's Career Closet

Students can slect FREE professional clothing for interviews, career fairs, and professional events at Bogey's Career Closet in Clark Hall.  A wide variety of gently used suits, dress pants, blouses/dress shirts, skirts, dresses, ties, and shoes, and other accesories are available by scheduling an appointment with Career Services.


9) Special Events and Career Class

Some of our major events include a Career Conference, Career Fair, and Career Carnival.  We also host career labs, drop-in sessions and present to classes on a wide variety of topics.  Our office teaches a one-credit-hour course titled Careers, the Job Search, and Beyond, and we encourage juniors and seniors to enroll.  McKendree alumni have free lifetime services through our office! 


10) Social Connections

Join us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to stay connected, learn valuable information, and be informed of some job/internship postings.