About Career Services

Location

Career Services is located at 511 Goodell Hall, opposite the Old Stone Chapel. Click here for a campus map.  Please Note: When you walk into the front doors of Goodell Hall you are already on the 5th floor.


Office Hours

Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Our professional and specialized career advisors are available by appointment throughout the calendar year.  Log on to CareerConnect or call 413-545-2224 to make an appointment.


Walk-In Hours

Monday - Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.  While classes are in session, no appointment is needed to get quick help from our trained peer advisors in Goodell.  Just drop in.

 

Mission Statement

The mission of Career Services is to educate students in all phases of their career development and to empower them in making gratifying career decisions to develop and transition successfully in a diverse and global society.


Core Values

Career Services provides skill building and networking opportunities for students to engage in lifelong professional development. Professional development requires the ability to communicate effectively, to collaborate, to build and sustain professional relationships based on respect, to engage effectively in multicultural teams, to use technology efficiently, to problem solve, to assume professional leadership roles in the workplace, to identify future options, and to build the skills and knowledge to flourish in a changing job market. Career Services builds relationships with employers and provides support for faculty and parents as we partner in the career development success of their students. 


Student Learning Outcomes

Students who utilize Career Services will be able to successfully:

• Identify strengths and interests, and match them to a compatible career path
• Develop realistic career and professional goals
• Explore possible life and career options through a variety of venues
​• Learn and use competitive job search skills to secure a meaningful position
• Build and sustain professional relationships and networks
• Translate acquired knowledge to employment skills or graduate school success