Current Students

Part-time Jobs

Looking for a part-time job while attending school? Students may work on-campus up to 20 hours per week. However, due to the limited number of on-campus jobs or availability students often look for off-campus jobs in the local community.

Working on or off-campus

On and off-campus jobs are listed on Menlo’s CareerLink while off-campus jobs can be found on resources such as Snag-a-job. 

Transition and Explore

First year students are encouraged to take time to transition into college life by being active in and outside the classroom. Students should also explore career options and confirm their major.

Career Counseling

Career Services provides individual counseling including career assessments for students who want to explore their academic and career options. To make an appointment contact Career Services.

Career Assessments

Career Services offers a variety of career self-assessments helping you clarify your personality, interests, skills, values, and strengths. To make an appointment contact Career Services.

Learn about majors and careers

Not sure about your major? Meet with the Director of Career Services to discuss your academic options and see where those options might lead. Career information for each of Menlo’s majors can be seen on “What Can I Do With This Major?”

Research & Prepare

Students should begin conducting research on careers and organizations in their sophomore year so they will be prepared to apply for internships in the fall of their junior year.

Career, Organization, and Industry Research

Information is available through many sources on careers in general, specific organizations and industries.

Networking

Students are encouraged to attend events throughout the year and join the Menlo College Alumni LinkedIn Group in their sophomore year.

Resume, Cover Letters, and Thank You Notes

Students are encouraged to prepare a resume prior to networking and internship or job search. Make an appointment in Career Services to have your resume reviewed. 

Internship

All Business students must complete 6 units of internship credit as a graduation requirement. It is strongly recommended that Psychology students also complete an internship. Internships are usually completed during the summer of the junior year. All students should be prepared to apply for internships beginning Fall semester junior year. Preparation includes research, approved resume, and cover letter. 

Students

Employers

Internship Job Search

Students should begin their Internship job search in the Fall of their junior year. Many organizations post their openings and interview for Summer positions early during Fall semester.

Exit Strategy & Launch Your Career

Whether a student is planning on full-time employment or going to graduate school, preparation and job search should begin in Fall semester of the senior year.

Job Search

Resume Writing & Cover Letters

Before beginning a job search, students should prepare their resume. Students are welcome to drop by Career Services for a resume review and approval.

Preparation – Mock Interview

Students may practice their interview skills online 24/7 from any computer and then make an appointment with Career Services for an in-person mock interview. Students come to the mock interview dressed in an appropriate interview outfit. Mock interview includes a series of questions and feedback.

  • Job Interview Questions provides general information about the interview process and specific questions that are typically asked.
  • Big Interview - a web-based interview program to record, video, save and ask for feedback for Menlo College students.

Graduate School Resources

Students pursuing graduate degrees should visit their targeted schools to understand the deadlines and application process. The majority of graduate schools require a graduate school exam as part of the admission process.

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