Our students get four years of career preparation.

The liberal arts are about exploration of the disciplines and ideas that make for a well-rounded mind—and an interesting, informed life. But at LVC, they're also about preparation for the challenges and demands of the world our students encounter when they graduate.

Community-based career guidance begins on day one, as professors, advisors, and career counselors help student explore broadly while thinking ahead—balancing intellectual growth with a steady focus on career development and practical experience.

How we can help you:

Resume & Letter Review  Graduate School Guidance 
Individualized Career Counseling  Handshake: Job & Internship Listings 
On-Campus Recruiting & Networking  Interview Preparation & Mock Interviewing 
Job Search Strategies  Major Exploration & Selection

 

 

 

  

Identity Based Resources

Identity-based resources for Women

Career Planning Resources

Career Exploration

Choosing a Major

Use the resources below to explore career options. 

What Can I Do With This Major?

Tip Sheet: Connecting with Alumni Mentors

O*Net Online

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Career One Stop

Interested in changing your career? Visit My Skills My Future for tips and resources. 

 Review the Choosing a Major Guidebook for additional information. 

 

Conducting a Job Search

Career Development encourages students to build skills (competencies) that employer seek most. Read more at Career Readiness for College Graduates. Visit National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) for additional resources. 

Be LinkedIn: Build Your Professional Profile is a great resource to begin building your profile and your online network! 

Interested in working abroad? Visit MyWorldAbroad for advice and resources. 

Quick 1-page Resources:

 

 Review the following Guidebooks for additional information: 

Conducting a Job Search 

Resumes, Cover Letters, and Job Correspondence

Resume to CV Conversions

 

 

 

Graduate School Preparation

Graduate school programs provide education for students who are interested in building their knowledge and skills in their career field and to advance their career goals. 

Quick 1-page Resources:

Many graduate schools require admissions tests as part of the application process. Below are some resources to help students prepare for those tests. 

Kaplan Test Prep

TakeTheGRE.com

Graduate Guide

 

Review the Graduate and Professional School Preparation Guidebook for additional information. 

Finding an Internship

Career Development professionals recommend that all students complete at least one internship during the course of their college experience. 

Quick 1-page Resources:

MyWorldAbroad is a great resource for students who are interested in pursuing an internship abroad. 

InternshipUSA 

Review the Finding an Internship Guidebook for additional information. 

Interviewing

biginterview

 

Big Interview is an online system that combines training AND practice to help improve your interview technique and build your confidence. 

You have at your disposal a variety of tools including:
  • Challenging, virtual mock interviews for all experience levels and dozens of industries
  • A database of thousands of interview questions with tips on how to answer them
  • The ability to rate and share your interview answers for feedback
  • A comprehensive video training curriculum covering all aspects of landing a job
  • A step-by-step interview Answer Builder for crafting answers to behavioral questions

How to Register

To set up your Big Interview Account:

Step 1: Go to https://lvc.biginterview.com/ and click Register.  

Step 2: Enter your school email address, name, and password, and click Create My Account - Note: you must use your lvc.edu email address. 

Step 3: You will receive a confirmation email. Click Verify in the email, and you'll be able to start using Big Interview. 

Here is a short video if you need help with the registration process. 

Quick 1-page Resource:

Review the Interviewing Guidebook for additional information.