Personalized, career-focused education on campus or online.
Career Development provides advising on all aspects of your career development while a student at Saint Joseph's College.
A majority of
students in all colleges and universities change their major at least
once in their college careers, and many change their
major several times over the course of their college career.
Self-assessment tools like the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and the Strong Interest Inventory help you
define and better understand your personality preferences, interests,
abilities, and work values—all for free. Need help choosing a college major or career path? Contact Career Development for these and other tools to help you better understand who you are.
Whether you're a Sebago Lake student looking for an internship
some extra cash, or
an online student searching for the next level of advancement, Career
Development provides a
job posting portal full of part-time, full-time, seasonal, and
internship positions—whatever you're looking for. Featuring positions
specifically targeted for Saint Joseph's College students, College
Central also provides information on positions in New England and around
is a premier, career development program that supports experiential
learning and personal growth through workshops and a $2000 stipend,
while delivering hands-on experience to our students.
best time to begin preparing for your job search is now! When the
thought of a summer internship or a full time position pops into your
head – that’s the time to build your resume, create your cover letter
and get advice from Career Development of how to present the best
version of you on paper and in person.
We can help you get started writing your first résumé, cover
letters, and personal statements. If you have already written a resume,
contact our staff to set up a professional critique.
résumé you send, whether via email, through an application system or
through the US Postal Service, needs to be accompanied by a cover
letter. A cover letter is an employer’s very first glimpse of you, so it
has to be good. It is both an introduction and a marketing tool. Career
Development will help you find the power in 3 short paragraphs.
is the key to a successful interview. A candidate who prepares will
project a confident and calm image, will not be flustered by question
and will actually enjoy the experience! Polish your interview skills by
scheduling a "mock interview." We'll get you prepped for the real one,
providing constructive reviews of you how do.
for the next step? Find the graduate program that's right for you. We
also have registration information and access to practice graduate exams
like the GRE, GMAT, MCAT, LSAT, VCAT, MAT, and the Praxis.
all about preparation when and where you need it. Career Development
has created a Brightspace course featuring a variety a webinars on
everything from résumé and cover letter creation, to job search
strategies to LinkedIn profiles and more. Every student at Saint
Joseph’s College is enrolled in this Career Development course.
fairs, sometimes called job fairs, are excellent networking
opportunities for students and employers whether you are looking for a
full-time, part-time, summer, volunteer or internship position. Career
Development offers an on-campus job fair each year, as well as entry to
events sponsored by the Maine College Career Consortium. In addition,
information on job fairs throughout the country will be posted regularly
on the Career Fair webpage.
Joseph’s College is a member of the Maine College Career Consortium, an
alliance of Maine college and university career services centers, which
manages a job placement Website at www.mainegrads.org.
The Maine College Grads website is only open to students enrolled at a
college or university in Maine and to graduates of these institutions.
The website is updated daily and lists open positions as posted by Maine
The latest results of our annual Alumni Survey
which includes percentages of graduates employed and in graduate school,
average starting salary, a list of some employers who have hired our graduates
and their job titles, and a list of some schools and programs our graduates
have attended for further education.
Find your place at our 474-acre campus on the shore of Sebago Lake. With more than 40 academic programs to choose from, and a robust extracurricular club and athletics environment, Saint Joseph’s home on the lake is the perfect place to prepare for your future.
Offering distance education for learners of all ages since 1976, Saint Joseph’s online programs include certificates, associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees—academic levels that suit your level.
Ready for the next step? Continue below to learn more about Saint Joseph’s campus programs, history, and extracurricular activities like student clubs and athletics.
Advance your career with our online programs—from certificates on up to master’s degrees. We have provided distance learning for nearly 30 years, so you can count on our expertise to prepare you for your future.
The new SJC website uses a tabbing system to differentiate between content intended for Campus and Online students.
Whenever you see the green book icon and/or a tab with the word "Campus" on it, you can click it to be taken to content specifically concerning Saint Joseph's College's campus on Sebago Lake. Look for this tab on the upper right-hand corner of pages.
Whenever you see the orange laptop icon and/or a tab with the word "Online" on it, you can click it to be taken to content specifically concerning online degree programs offered by Saint Joseph's College. Look for this tab on the upper right-hand corner of pages.