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Career Development Center

Plan for your future at USJ’s Career Development Center

Looking for career advice or guidance?

The Career Development Center provides all students and alumni with career planning services and resources, individual counseling sessions, workshops and more.

We also work closely with employers across the state to connect students with internships and jobs.

Call us at 860.231.5893, email us at [email protected] , or schedule an appointment with USJ Connect to learn more about how our services can help you.


Resume Writing Workshop

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Location: CAE Conference Room, Center for Academic Excellence, 2nd floor, Pope Pius XII Library

12 - 12:50 p.m.

Services Provided

  • Individual career counseling appointments
  • Career decision-making assistance
  • Internship and job search database
  • Resume and cover letter reviews
  • Interview preparation/mock interviews
  • Career development workshops
  • Panel discussions with alumni/ae
  • Employer relations program
  • Career fairs

Student Success Stories

Internship Success: Jacquelyn Corriveau ’20

December 16, 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Over the summer of 2019, Jacquelyn Corriveau ’20, a Business major, took part in an internship at KeyBank that helped her discover a new passion and career path. After a three-round interview process, during which Corriveau had to demonstrate her knowledge of a variety of topics – from the stock market’s effects on banking to how

Internship Success: Megan Burke ’21

September 6, 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Megan Burke ’21 is a Mathematics major at the University of Saint Joseph (USJ). Over the summer of 2019, Burke worked as a Marketing and Human Resources intern at BL Companies, an architecture, engineering, environmental, and land surveying firm in Hartford. She landed this internship with her two years of experience working in the Office of

Internship Success: Kemche Michalic ’20

July 3, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kemche Michalic ’20 is an Accounting major at the University of Saint Joseph (USJ). Since moving to America from the Philippines in 2011, Michalic has accomplished a lot in her personal and professional life. Not only is Michalic happily married, but she’s enjoying life as a mom. Her latest accomplishment was landing an internship as

Internship Success: Kelly Deegan ’19

July 2, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kelly Deegan ’19 is a Child Study major at the University of Saint Joseph (USJ). As part of her Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) Internship course, Deegan was given the task of finding an internship to prepare her for a career after college. After searching, she landed one at the Village for Families and

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Melanie Sinche, M.Ed., M.A.       
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Valerie Wilson, M.Ed.
Assistant Director
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Cynthia Whipple, Esq.
Employer Relations Specialist
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