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Career Courses

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)

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

Candid Career is:

  • Similar to YouTube, Candid Career is a fun and efficient way to explore careers.
  • Watch videos with professionals sharing their backgrounds and job descriptions.
  • Get advice on how to enter and succeed in a variety of industries.
  • Search interviews by major, job title, industry, or keyword.

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 careers that interest you and are related to majors at Marist College. is:

  • An online simulator that lets you see and hear yourself responding to interview questions.
  • Choose from among dozens of interview question sets and record yourself answering them right in the system.

CareerShift is:

  • Search, select, and store job listings from many job boards and company profiles.
  • Find Marist alumni by entering "Marist College" in the Contacts section.
  • Get up-to-date contact information from millions of companies.
  • Record, save, and store your correspondence history records automatically.