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Employment Services?
Placement Services?
Other Career Services
  • Career Link
  • Career Planning
  • Career Search
  • Choosing a Major
  • Graduate School Fairs
  • Graduate School Guides
  • Interview Day
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Search Links
  • Mock Interviewing
  • Networking Tools
  • Personality Testing
  • Preparing for the Job Search
  • Résumé and Job Application Correspondance
Advice on Finding a Job/Internship
If you are worried about finding a job after going to school, don't feel like you're on your own. The Office of Career Services offers a number of services for its students. It's amazing more students at Furman don't take advantage of them. Simply scheduling a meeting with this department (before May of your senior year) can be the first step in a smooth transition from college to the professional world. Visiting the office of Career Services can be very helpful as long as you are ready to be proactive in your job/internship search. Don't plan on sitting back while they find your ideal employer for you. It's also important to talk to professors in your department. They are usually willing to help and often have good connections. Professors will set up interviews for you with companies who want to have Furman students work for them.
Firms That Most Frequently Hire Grads
  • Accounting firms
  • Consumer product companies
  • Financial institutions
  • Government agencies
  • Insurance firms
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Retail companies
  • Schools
Grads Entering Job Market
6 Months: 65%

Student Polls

How helpful is the career center in helping students find jobs or internships?    Based on 13 responses

  • 77% Very helpful. They help you find jobs/internships and provide lots of tools and workshops.
  • 15% Somewhat helpful. The career center offers resources but not much individual attention.
  • 8% Somewhat ineffective. There are some resources, but you're pretty much on your own.
  • 0% Totally ineffective. They make little or no effort to help you find a job/internship.

How strong is the alumni network at your school?    Based on 13 responses

  • 46% Very strong. Alumni are involved in lots of events and do a lot of campus recruiting.
  • 46% Somewhat strong. There are some events and you can connect with alumni if you want.
  • 8% Somewhat weak. There are a few alumni events but no real connection with alumni.
  • 0% Almost non-existent. After graduation, alumni have little or no affiliation with the school.
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