The Career Center assists students and alumni with career planning, occupational exploration, job search strategies, and the graduate school application process. The career staff implements the University’s strong commitment to the development of students’ career decision making by providing individual career advising and assistance in identifying career options, major and occupational exploration.
Four different career planning guidelines are offered by the Career Center with the emphasis shifting from academic to professional from their freshman to senior year. All students are advised to begin career planning by knowing themselves, exploring options, and building and expanding their knowledge, skills and abilities.
The internship program is administered by the Career Center staff. This program adds value to a student’s education by providing the opportunity to bring life to the theories and concepts they have learned in the classroom and apply them in local businesses, industries, and organizations. The benefits of the internship experience include a confirmation of the student’s choice of career path, learning job related skills, the development of networking opportunities, and experience in managing work and school and to further develop flexibility and effective organizational behavioral skills.
All students are strongly encouraged to register with the CareerCenter Online (www.wne.edu/careercenter) a robust interactive career service management system. Once registered students can create a profile, manage a calendar, make an appointment with their career counselor, upload a resume, and look for internships and jobs including Federal Work Study, institutional, summer, part-time and full-time.
The Career Center staff brings students in contact with employers through dynamic on-campus recruiting, employer information sessions and career fairs. In addition, students are assisted with resources for part-time and summer employment. A weekly newsletter is published online at www.wne.edu/careercenter and serves as one tool for alerting students to employment opportunities, internships, recruiting schedules, and career related workshops and activities.
The Career Center mission is to coach, empower, prepare and assist students as they pursue the career development and job search process to become the best career ready applicant in a global and dynamic world of work. The Career Center collaborates with companies, area colleges, community partners, faculty, alumni and staff to assist Western New England University students to become world ready citizens.
Western New England University
St. Germain Campus Center
The Career Center (second floor)
Telephone: (413) 782-1217
FAX: (413) 782-1546
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
Office: CC 229
Telephone: (413) 782-1283
|Employer Relations Assistant|
|Office: CC 220|
|Telephone: (413) 782-1297|
|Wil Lemire||Laurie A. Maratea|
|Director of Career Services||Career Services Assistant|
|Office: CC 234||Office: CC 220|
|Email: email@example.com||Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Telephone: (413) 782-1548||Telephone: (413) 782-1560|
|Maria Cokotis||Loris M. Epps|
|Career Counselor||Career Counselor|
|College of Business||College of Engineering|
|Office: CC 235B||Office: CC 235C|
|Email: email@example.com||Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Telephone: (413) 782-1547||Telephone: (413)782-1563|
|Andrea St. James||Christine Young|
|Career Counselor||Resource Coordinator|
|College of Arts and Sciences||Office: CC 220|
|Office: CC 235A||Email: email@example.com|
|Email: firstname.lastname@example.org||Telephone: (413) 796-2225|
|Telephone: (413) 782-1775|
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