How to Use the Career Center at SUU

Posted: November 05, 2021 | Author: Dillon LeBlanc | Read Time: 2 minutes

SUU Career CenterWhen you look five years into the future, where do you see yourself? As a university undergraduate, you probably either think about or get asked this question a lot. Your family and friends are all wondering what lies ahead and what career path you’re going to choose. However, in some cases there’s a serious catch, because you don’t know what you want to do. Stress less little T-Birds; SUU has the Career and Professional Development Center!

What is the SUU Career Center? 

Southern Utah University has developed a resource specifically tailored to prepare you for your inevitable job search, during and after your tenure here. The Career Center explores potential career options for you, helps you create post graduation goals, enhances your networking skills, and connects you with potential employers on and off campus.

What Services Does the Career Center Offer?

The Career Center offers a variety of services that can ultimately help students succeed. Some examples include…

  • Professional documentation building such as resumes, cover letters, reference lists and letters of recommendation
  • Finding a job as a college student
  • Help with confidence and professionalism during interviews
  • Networking opportunities such as career fairs that can lead to potential employment
  • Internship opportunities
  • LinkedIn Profile construction
  • Graduate school options
  • And so much more…

One key service to highlight if you’re struggling to decide on a major, or just don’t know what’s out there, the Career Center has created an assessment called the Strong Interest Inventory test. For a small $15 fee, you can take a test designed to help you better understand your interests and how they align with majors and careers.

What is Handshake?

With the introduction of the Career Center, you might as well be introduced to the job searching platform that the school offers for it’s students. Handshake is similar to other job posting boards like Indeed, but utilizes the personal connections that SUU has made to improve the list of employers and events that appear. It’s completely free and is a great way for students to connect with potential employers off campus.

All in all, utilizing the SUU Career Center is a must for every student. Once you graduate, every employer you apply to work for will have a different way of doing things and it’s important to be able to adapt in a way that shows your best self while still giving them what they need in an employee. If you’d like to schedule an appointment with the Career Center, visit

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