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Career Services

The Career Services Office provides individual career and employment assistance to students and alumni. Areas of focus include self-assessment, help with cover letters, résumés, interview techniques and opportunities to connect students and alumni with employers.

Career Services Office

Office Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Joseph West Jones College Center, External Affairs Department

Career Services Advisors: Beth Kirker and Karen Riley
Phone: (302) 225-6256

Through the use of job postings, résumé workshops, career fairs, internships and mock interviews, each graduating class has posted outstanding placement results within months of graduation.

Register with Career Services through College Central so they can help prepare you for your job search.

Be sure to check out the Career Services Calendar of Events on Campus Web.

Students/Alumni Employers

Career Fairs

Fall Career Fair

Wednesday, October 9, 2019
3 pm - 5 pm
Goldey-Beacom College Gymnasium

Spring Career Fair

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
3 pm - 5 pm
Goldey-Beacom College Gymnasium

The Career Fair is a great networking opportunity to meet with employers and learn more about the full-time, part-time and internship opportunities within their companies.

Career Fair Tips:
  • Research employers attending the fair, contact Career Services for a current list of employers.
  • Prepare a one minute presentation about yourself. Introduce yourself, state the degree you have or will receive, highlight your work experience and why you are interested in the company.
  • Dress in professional attire.
  • Be sure to bring plenty of résumés (at least 15-20) and collect business cards from employers.

Are you an employer interested in attending a Career Fair? Register below:

Register for Fall Register for Spring Register for Fall & Spring

Internship Opportunities

All undergraduate students are encouraged to participate in the Internship Program prior to graduating. An internship helps the student enhance the student's professional skills with actual "hands-on" experience in the student's field of study. An internship is an excellent résumé builder, since most employers make hiring decisions based upon prior work related experience. It allows the student to stand out from the rest of the competition when searching for part-time or full-time opportunities.

Students are required to hold a GPA of 2.75 and to have completed at least half of their degree requirements at the time of application. The application process and required documents are accessed through Campus Web under the Career Services tab.

International Students

The Career Services Office is available to assist International Students for appropriate off-campus experiences including internships and career-related employment opportunities. Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment with a Career Services staff member.

International Students new to GBC and currently enrolled students who want to learn more about the College's Curricular Practical Training program or to obtain a Curricular Practical Training packet can access the information and documents through Campus Web, the student portal, under the International Student link from the Career Services tab.

Internet Resources

Explore the links below to broaden your research in searching for career-related information. For even more resources, contact the Career Services Office.

GBC Online Job Board

General Job Search Information Sites

Specialized Web Sites

General Job Search Sites

Placement Results

Goldey-Beacom College is extremely proud of its historically strong emphasis on careers – an approach that has produced historically high job placement within months of graduation. Each year's graduates are asked to complete a survey reporting employment status, salary, and satisfaction. With over a 90% response rate, survey results show high placement and graduates working in the field for which they have been trained or chosen to work.

View 2018 Graduate Survey Results