At Granite State College, we work to integrate your academic experience with your career goals. Within your degree program, we offer resources for you to find internship and other field-based learning opportunities. Within your professional life, our career services team has a full line-up of resources available free of charge to current students, prospective students, and alumni.
To help further integrate your academic and career worlds, you can explore opportunities within our Work Experience Program, which are short-term, part-time paid positions at the College, available to students regardless of whether or not you qualify for Federal Work Study funds.
Make an Appointment
Meet with a Certified Career Counselor—either in person, by phone, or online—for an individual advising session. Learn how to use self-assessment tools to reveal the types of work environments and careers that are best suited for you. Topics you may discuss include:
- General Career Counseling
- Career Assessments
- Networking and Social Media
- Educational Major Decision Making
- Resume and Cover Letter Review
- Job Search Tips
- Interview Prep
- Occupational Research
- Grad School Decisions
- Career Planning and Goal Setting
Attend an Event
Did you know that the College offers events, info sessions, workshops, and more? Nearly all events are available 100% online. Check out our event calendar to learn more.
Access Past Info Sessions
Many of our events are recorded and available to you at any time. Recent sessions include: Human Resources Info Session, Resume & Cover Letter Workshop, and Child and Family Services Info Session.
Explore a range of career tools that can help you better research career prospects, strategically search for jobs, and compose your resume and cover letters. Topics Include:
- Cover Letters
- Career Assessments
- Industry and Job Research
- Job Search Strategy
- Resources for Veterans
Work Experience Program
Looking for a way to develop new, on-the-job skills that you’ll need in your desired career? We can help! Our Career Services Work Experience program connects you to projects within an administrative department at Granite State College that needs extra support.
In these paid positions available to all (regardless of whether or not you qualify for Federal Work Study funds), you’ll be able to learn new, employer-friendly skills and gain experience that you can add to your resume. Past participants have been able to land new, exciting job opportunities. For more information, contact Career Services or download our flyer.
Career Development Course
Career Development and Life Planning (APST 505) is a two-credit course, appropriate for all degree programs, addresses the particular concerns of adults at various stages of career development. Students will discover the conditions that guide career planning decisions and give shape to individual careers. Topics covered include interest and skill assessment, job search skills and resume development. To register for this course, ask your advisor or consult the course schedule to see when it’s offered next.
Internships & Field Based Opportunities
Internships, practicums, and integrative capstone courses integrate your coursework with your career.
Whether your program requires one of these courses, or if you’re simply interested in enriching your academic experience, Granite State College is excited to help you explore these options.
To learn more about these opportunities, speak with your advisor and view our field-based experiential learning requirements.
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Report an Incident
For anonymous reporting of conduct violations, discrimination, harassment, or violence of any kind (i.e. sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and/or stalking).