Experiential Learning and Career Services offer many career and graduate school resources for current students and alumnae/i.
Career and Graduate School Counseling and Workshops
Experiential Learning and Career Services offers both individual and group counseling sessions to help students identify career goals and explore options for graduate and professional schools. Workshops on résumé writing, job search strategies, networking, interviewing skills, and applying to graduate school are held regularly.
Online Career Resources
Optimal Resume offers you comprehensive tools to develop, create, manage, and share your professional credentials including resumes, cover letters, course work, and much more.
- Develop high-impact, targeted resumes and cover letters
- Create resumes in several formats, including Microsoft Word Compatible, Plain Text, PDF, and HTML
- Manage your career documents from one central location
- Share your credentials on your own professional website and across social networking sites
Choose from many different resume styles, and change the look of an existing resume with just a few clicks. Comprehensive, up-to-date video help is available in the Document Center.
The Office of Experiential Learning and Career Services offer a wide range of career
and graduate school resources. Students have access to local and national internship
and employment opportunities through the college’s online job board, College Central
Network. The Career Resource Library contains occupational information on a wide range
of professional career areas. Library holdings and online resources include occupational
outlook and salary data, graduate school catalogs, admissions examination materials
for graduate and professional school study, directories of employers, and guides for
job hunting, career exploration, and life planning. For students exploring internship
possibilities, more than 2,500 internships can be found in the online internship database.
Experiential Learning and Career Services maintains confidential files of letters of recommendation for juniors, seniors, and alumnae/i. Recommendation forms are provided for letters from Wells College faculty and staff. Letters from internship sponsors and other employers may be included in the files. Letters of recommendation can be used to support applications to graduate or professional school or to enhance applications for employment.