Career Counseling and Support Services is seeking qualified graduate students interested in serving as a career counselor/consultant providing services for OSU students, for the 2017-2018 academic year. The career counselor/consultant will be located in the Career Counseling and Support Services, 2nd floor of the Younkin Success Center, 1640 Neil Avenue.
Career Counseling and Support Services is seeking a graduate student to assist undergraduate, graduate, and professional students with career planning, career counseling and job search campaigns. Qualifications and characteristics desired include:
- Master’s level educational experience in psychology, counselor education, social work, family and human relations, or an equivalent program preferred.
- Completion of one career counseling/career development course at the graduate level required (or currently enrolled).
- Completion of one semester of recent supervised counseling/clinical practicum prior to acceptance preferred. This practicum must include direct counseling/clinical experience with clinical supervision (not administrative supervision).
- Career counseling interest or experience preferred.
- Excellent interpersonal communication skills; both with individual and group.
- Demonstrated competencies in outreach, counseling, and program/workshop planning and facilitation.
- Flexibility with the ability to respond to a variety of demands in balancing work and school.
- Ability to work as a team member while at the same time being able to function independently.
- Understanding a career development model which includes self-assessment, career and major exploration, career decision making, gaining career implementation skills, and finding a satisfying job/internship.
- Working with clients in a one-on-one counseling environment at each stage of the model.
- Assisting clients with self-assessment using the Holland Self-Directed Search, Strong Interest Inventory, MBTI, Strengths Finder/StrengthsQuest and Focus II computer program, as well as other assessments.
- Familiarity with university, library, internet and office resources to explore careers.
- Assisting clients as they make career decisions and helping them acquire career related experiences (through internships, cooperative education, etc.).
- Knowing guidelines for preparing effective resumes, cover letters, and conducting successful interviews and job searches (including use of the internet, Symplicity, etc. as job search tools).
- Assisting clients in planning for graduate or professional school.
- Facilitating workshops, at least one evening per week, covering topics such as Self-Assessment, Resume and Cover Letter Writing, Interviewing Skills, Networking, Job Search Strategies, etc.
- Participating in Career Counseling and Support Services staff meetings as schedule permits.
- Participating in Career Counseling and Support Services professional development series as schedule permits.
- Participating in weekly consultation meetings.
- Performing other duties related to career counseling/consultation as assigned.
Complete application should include:
- A cover letter describing how your professional goals, interests, and experiences relate to the position.
- Current resume and academic transcript. (Advising report will be accepted).
- Names and phone numbers of three references who are familiar with your work that we can contact.
- For more information you can go to: http://www.ccss.osu.edu/about-us/career-counseling-and-support-services-postings/
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
2- 3 full days of training will be required during August, prior to the onset of the Fall 2017 semester.
Send Credentials to: Ryan Wilhelm, MA, PC
Career Counseling and Support Services
222 Younkin Success Center
1640 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43201
614-688-3898 – email@example.com
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