Career Services Center
The mission of the Career Services Center is to support the institution's academic programs by designing, implementing, and managing services and programs that meet the career and educational development and employment needs of students. The Career Services Center offers services which include: career development and placement counseling; cooperative education classes for credit; workshops and seminars on career related subjects; assistance with resume` writing and interviewing; graduate and professional schools and career and job fair programs; and assistance with full-time jobs and co-op and internship jobs.
Career Planning offers resources to assist in the career and professional development of Morris College students and alumni from all majors and all years in school. Career Planning follows a developmental pattern of student awareness, exploration, experience and choice in light of personal values and opportunities to contribute to society through a host of professions including business, education, criminal justice, science, liberal studies, theology, and the arts.
Career Planning offers workshops and individual counseling to help students with decisions concerning graduate school selection. Information and applications for national qualifying exams (GRE, GMAT, LSAT, etc.) are provided. On-campus interviews with selected graduate schools are conducted each year.
Employment Recruitment: Job Listings, Student Emergency Contact Form
Career Planning provides information and access to employment trends and specific job opportunities through a variety of services and programs. Job listings, employment recruiting interviews, individual advisement and referral, career fairs and career preparedness workshops are among the employment-oriented services.
Cooperative Education Program
The Cooperative Education Program provides career guidance to students and related academic study to practical work situations by coordinating full-time college studies with employment in business, industry, government, or service organizations.
Students spend a portion of their time in the classroom and another portion in off-campus positions usually related to their major course of study. This program enables students to "earn while they learn" and offers them an opportunity to gain experience in the world of work.
- Operates as an agent to minimize labor cost.
- Provides the employer with a continuous flow ofqualified employees.
- Reduces new employee turnover by providingstudents as candidates for employment.
- Creates closer ties between the employer and Morris College.
- Allows for participation in the educational process at the college level.
- Download more information: Co-operative Education Program
The Career Library contains information about occupations and career choices for different majors, salary levels, demand in specific career fields, job search and employer information, professional and graduate school information, and graduate admissions test registration materials.
Job Search Assistance
The Career Services Center offers personal advising on job search strategies, resume and cover letter critique, resume and interviewing techniques seminars and mock interview programs.
For More Information, Contact
Ms Margaret A. Bailey, Director
Mrs. Delois Woodward, Education Co-op Coordinator
Ms. Harmony Gadson, Secretary
Career Services Center
Box 1072, 100 West College Street
Brawley-Starks Building, Rooms 209-210
Academic Success Center
Sumter, SC 29150
Phone: (803) 934-3191 or (803) 934-3192
Fax: (803) 773-3687