frequently asked questions
Q. Where should I go for information about jobs available at your institution?
A. The Career & Advising Services (CAS) office on the campus of LCSC helps students locate employment. CAS is located in Reid Centennial Hall Room 208.
Q. Can Career & Advising Services help me find a job?
A. We have three programs that can help LCSC students find jobs:
- Job Match – This program helps us provide a “match” between job openings posted by local employers and interested students. Employers using this program understand the unique needs of college students and are willing to work with you. You must be a currently enrolled student to use this program. Visit the CAS Office in RCH room 208.
- Work-Study – Our office, in cooperation with the Financial Aid Office, houses current information about on-campus positions. If you are a current student, are eligible for financial aid, and have been awarded work study funds. Go to the Financial Aid site for more information.
- Career Employment Links – Our website contains a list of professional job openings for graduates, updated daily. Go to Career Employment Links
Q. What opportunities do students at LCSC have for out-of-class positions, or internships, at your institution?
A. Internships for LCSC students are developed through the many academic divisions on campus. Contact your division for information on what they offer. Go to Great Sites to Visit
Q. How do I find out information about an employer?
A. We offer the following assistance:
- Use one of the Career & Advising Services student computers to research an employer on the web.
- You may also find information in the Career & Advising Services resource library.
- Other ways to research employers include reading the local newspaper, speaking with individuals who work at that place of employment, and speaking with your instructors and/or advisors.
Q. What kinds of services are available to learn about graduate school?
A. Whether you are at the beginning stages of the graduate school process or are ready to submit your application, Career & Advising Services can help! Here are a few ways:
- Applying to Graduate School Seminar (offered during fall semester) can help students find information on schools of interest and assist in the application process.
- Students and alumni can also meet individually with a staff member to discuss specific needs and to receive in-depth, personalized assistance.
- There are a number of useful resources in the Career & Advising Services resource library to assist in preparing for the graduate school experience.
Q. How can you help prepare for graduate school admission exams (i.e. GRE, GMAT, MCAT…)?
A. Helping students conduct research to locate information is the best way Career & Advising Services can assist:
- Students can access on-line exam websites that can be of great aid in research.
Q. Do you have a computer I can use?
A. Career & Advising Services provides five student computers in our office. Students can print up to 10 pages of career or academic planning with no charge.