Services Available – Career Success Center

Below is a list of services available to alumni, students, and employers from the Career Success Center at USF.

  • Alumni assistance
  • Assistance with Interviewing (Practice Interviews better known as Mock Interviews)
  • Career assessments & Interest inventories
  • Career counseling
  • Employment listings
  • Guest speakers
  • Job fair notices
  • Job search assistance includes databases – Resources that list job openings, and Careerlink – Job Openings & Resources online for USF students and Alumni.
  • On-campus recruiting
  • Personal assistance with resume and cover letter writing
  • Workshops & seminars

 

 

Job Boards & Optimal Resume


Free Job Board Links

To gain access to the job boards, including the job leads being recruited for at the Career Fair, please visit the following links in order to set up FREE accounts. Careerlink and College Central Network are web based employment/internship job posting systems.

 

USF CareerLink reaches USF students and alumni seeking employment and internship opportunities: https://stfrancis-csm.symplicity.com/students/

 

College Central Network is a job board that reaches 25 small colleges/universities throughout Illinois as part of the Illinois Small College Placement Association (ISCPA):

http://www.collegecentral.com/iscpa/

 

OPTIMAL Resume: Create a Resume


Optimal Resume allows you to create an effective resume and provides samples, word banks and a variety of templates through a comprehensive, web-based application that helps job seekers create, present, and manage resumes. Each user can create and manage an unlimited number of resumes in their account, and the software includes spell checking, action words, and format assistance

  • Create a resume – View samples, use templates, view, save, and share your resumes
  • Create cover letters – Use samples, templates, store and save your letters
  • Create a Video Resume – Record a 30-60 second video introduction of yourself
  • Build Your Portfolio – Upload documents, videos, and projects to share with potential employers
  • Practice Interviewing – Build your own interview, be coached, and record your practice all in the privacy of your own room
  • Create a Career Website – Post your resume, cover letter, portfolio, video resume and more to your very own website. Share your site with employers (All this in LESS than 10 clicks!)

 

How to Register

Click create new account

Access Code: optimal1

Complete profile questions

Optimal Resume Link

https://stfrancis.optimalresume.com/login.php

 

Schedule a Career Advisor Appointment


Betty Kohl – Administrative Assistant

815.740.4295 | bkohl@stfrancis.edu