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Career Services

Career Services

Career Success

Summer of Opportunity
Career Action Plan
Resume Writing Kit
Career Insight: Hot Topics
Career Tube: Video Collection
Job Postings, Career Opportunities, Internships 

Visit us on FacebookYou can achieve success and satisfaction in your pursuit of a meaningful career. We help you to formulate and realize your career aspirations. We offer a variety of comprehensive programs, services and resources that will prepare and equip you for entry into the job market. We show you how to make good decisions regarding your academic and career goals. Through comprehensive career planning and exploration, you will be empowered to manage your career and achieve your goals. Our services are provided free of charge to all BSC students and alumni. Call today to make an appointment: (205) 226-4719. Or visit our office in the Norton Campus Center, Room 241.

Career Events
Career Activities
Career Workshops

Graduation Survey

Where are you now? We'd love to hear from you! We'd be most grateful to you for your perspective as a recent graduate of BSC. Your feedback would be very helpful. Please complete our on-line survey. It'll only take a few minutes.

Graduation Survey

Career Planning

Learn how to effectively manage your career with the help of our competent and caring career counselors. We offer one-on-one consultative appointments to assist you with the development of your job search strategy and career action plan. We offer candidates the resources necessary to enhance career planning, career exploration, job market research, job search strategies, interview preparation, and resume writing. We provide transition consultation for job changers as well as job starters and for those applying to graduate and professional schools.

Career Counseling

Confidential career counseling by experienced professionals is available by appointment to enhance the self discovery and career exploration process.  We provide guidance and direction and help you address your individual needs and minimize any fear or confusion you might have regarding your career planning efforts. We assist you in developing a sense of professional and personal focus through the career exploration process.

Career Articles and Topics
Special Issues and Concerns

We offer career testing to assess your interests, abilities, and values. We will help you match your personality to the career that is the best fit for you. We provide you the resources and assistance needed to fully explore your career options. We show you how you can integrate an understanding of yourself and the world of work in order to make meaningful career choices.

Career Testing

We offer career testing to assess your interests, abilities, and values. We will help you match your personality to the career that is the best fit for you. We provide you the resources and assistance needed to fully explore your career options. We show you how you can integrate an understanding of yourself and the world of work in order to make meaningful career choices.

Career Training

Throughout the school year we offer various training sessions on a variety of career-related topics. In an effort to empower and equip you with the tools you need, we present workshops on job search strategies, resume writing, interview preparation, job market trends, professional behavior, and graduate school preparation. These seminars provide practical, comprehensive, real world training for serious-minded candidates.

Career Workshops

Career Events

We sponsor career fairs, information sessions, recruiter visits, on-campus interviews, and other networking events to give you the opportunity to meet and interact with employers and other representatives from the field to gather information and discuss potential employment opportunities. Also, we offer programs to facilitate your participation in internships, mentoring, job shadowing, mock interviews, and graduate school fairs.

Career Events
Career Activities

Career Resources

College Central Network
BSC students are encouraged to register with the Career Services office by submitting their profile and uploading their resume to this user-friendly on-line database and career management system.

Career Confidence
Visit Michael Lebeau's website for practical and comprehensive resources about career planning, career exploration, job search strategies, interview prep, resume writing, and workplace issues

Career Action Plan
Explore... Experience... Excel... BSC students may find this handy checklist helpful in guiding their career planning process. The Career Action Plan provides an outline to assist students in gauging their progress from their Freshman year through their Senior year.

Résumé Writing Kit
BSC students can use this handy collection of tools and resources to develop or revise their résumé and cover letter. Strategies, tips, advice, instructions, word lists, formats, templates, and samples are available for student use. Everything needed to write a professional résumé is contained in this comprehensive résumé writing kit.

What Can I do With This Major?
Research and explore a comprehensive list of academic majors and gather critical information to assist you in connecting your major to a career and choosing the major that is right for you.

Career Insight
Read up-to-date articles and thought-provoking commentary for serious-minded college students seeking helpful advice about career planning issues.

Career Tube
View interesting and entertaining videos about the job market, career planning, job search strategies, resume writing, interview preparation, and workplace issues.

Alabama Connection
Visit the homepage of the Graduate & Professional School Expo and learn more about this annual statewide event and utilize the extensive resources for graduate school preparation. Visit the Virtual Career Center for comprehensive information about career planning, career exploration, job search strategies, interview prep, resume writing, and workplace issues.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
The US Department of Labor catalogues all job titles and provides detailed descriptions of every occupation, including data about qualifications, skill requirements, working conditions, industry facts, and salary.

Job Web
Free web-based resources and information from the National Association of Colleges & Employers. Topics include career planning, career exploration, job market, job search strategies, interview prep, resume writing, graduate school, workplace issues and more.

America's Career Info Net
This website is the suite of free web-based resources and tools funded and developed by the US Department of Labor. It offers unique solutions for the increasing demands of today's labor market to meet the specialized needs of jobseekers, employers, the workforce, educators, and communities. Topics include job market information, occupation and industry information, career exploration tools, resume and interview resources, wage and salary data.

Policy Statement
Read the BSC Career Services mission and goals, policy statement, and standards of practice document regarding services to students, alumni, and employers.

Graduation Survey
Where are you now?  We'd love to hear from you!  We'd be most grateful to you for your perspective as a recent graduate of BSC. Your feedback would be very helpful. Please complete our on-line survey. It'll only take a few minutes.

At Your Service

Michael Lebeau, Director of Career Services, (205) 226-4719, mlebeau@bsc.edu
Peggy LoPresti, Office Coordinator (205) 226-4717, ploprest@bsc.edu

Mailing Address: BSC Career Services, Birmingham-Southern College, 900 Arkadelphia Road
Box 549010, Birmingham, Alabama 35254
Location: Norton Campus Center, Room 241