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PCSB Graduate Program Career Services & Coaching

Center for Career Education & Professional Development resources and services include:

Individual Career Planning Assistance

  • Career coaching appointments with a dedicated PCSB Graduate Programs career coach (see more below)
  • Drop-in hours with a career coach for quick questions on resumes, interview prep, salary negotiations, and more
  • Personalized, career planning tools, such as the Individualized Professional Development Plan (IPDP)

Online Career Planning Resources

  • Handshake – a portal that connects PC students with jobs and internships across the country
  • Vmock – an online, AI, subscriber-only tool to improve resumes
  • Big Interview – leading system for learning and practicing interview skills, with hands-on practice tailored to specific industries, jobs, and experience levels
  • FriarLink – an exclusive, Providence College-only, online community for networking with the loyal Friar Family and joining career affinity groups

Professional Development Workshops

  • Professional development workshops on a wide-range of topics, including professional digital communication, utilizing social media in job searches, emotional intelligence, personal branding, and more.
  • MOS Excel Series training, which leads to taking the MOS Excel certification exam, and training in other office software applications.

PC School of Business Graduate Programs Career Coach

Susan Riley, PCSB Graduate Programs Career CoachMeet Susan Riley, the Providence College School of Business career coach, who is dedicated graduate business students.  Susan partners with PCSB graduate students in exploring career opportunities, setting career goals, and establishing plans to reach them. Susan has worked in higher education for more than a decade. As a professor, she taught courses on entrepreneurship and innovation, management, and international business, as well as co-directed the one-year MBA program at the University of Rhode Island.  Susan now enjoys helping PCSB graduate students find their passion and assist in their career planning and professional development.

To contact Susan, make an appointment in Handshake or email her at pcsb-grad@providence.edu.

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