Center for Career Services

Career Courses

Career Planning and Decision Making

Designed for Freshman and Sophomores, this course will:

  • identify your career-related skills, interests and personality style
  • acquaint you with possible career paths related to majors at Marist
  • provide you with descriptions of occupations including salaries and job outlook
  • help you focus your career plans
Career Planning and Decision Making CRDV105N (1 credit)

Employment Practicum

Designed for Juniors and Seniors this course will:

  • give you job and internship search techniques
  • help you prepare your resume and cover letter
  • advise you on obtaining employment references
  • provide information on various employers
  • develop your interviewing and networking skills
  • identify prospective employers in your field
  • help you ease the transition from school to work

Employment Practicum CRDV100N (1 credit)
Web-based course: 3 in-class sessions

Online Resources

What is Candid Career?

Candid Career is:

  • Similar to YouTube, Candid Career is a fun way to explore careers
  • Watch video interviews with actual career professionals
  • Get tips and advice on how to enter the field and succeed
  • Search interviews by major, job title, industry or keyword
  • There are hundreds of interviews: Journalist, TV Writer/Director, Attorney and many more!

What is Focus 2?

FOCUS 2 is:

  • An online career guidance program for students and alumni
  • Take inventories on your interests, skills, work values, personality and leisure activities
  • Look at careers based on the inventory results
  • Use the careers database to learn more about those careers that interest you
  • Look up careers related to Marist majors


What is InterviewStream?

InterviewStream is:

  • An online simulator that lets you see and hear yourself responding to interview questions
  • Choose from among dozens of interview question sets
  • Record yourself right on the system
  • See/Hear yourself as the interviewer does
  • Send your interview to be reviewed by anyone you choose

What is FoxQuest?

FoxQuest is:

  • Job/Internship Openings: View and apply to quality job postings targeted directly to Marist College students and alumni
  • Extended Job Search: Search thousands of additional postings offered by DirectEmployers Association
  • Job Search Agents: Receive automatic notifications of new job postings that meet your preferences
  • Resume Wizard and Document Storage: Create and store resumes, cover letters, and other documents
  • FoxQuest will never distribute your information to a third party; no Direct Marketing to Students

What is CareerShift?

CareerShift is:

  • Search, select and store job listings from all job boards and all company job postings
  • Find Marist alumni by entering "Marist College" in the Contacts section
  • Get up-to-date contact information about contacts and companies posting jobs
  • Access in-depth information about contacts and companies posting jobs
  • Record, save and store your correspondence history records automatically
  • Create personal marketing campaigns, including unlimited resumes and cover letters easily, and save them to access, print or e-mail.
  • Manage your confidential CareerShift account securely from any computer 24/7, to update & maintain your organized and recorded job search