Faculty & Staff
The Career and Internship Center has invested in a variety of resources to assist faculty when advising their students. We encourage you to incorporate some of these career readiness tools into your classroom and advising where possible.
The Career and Internship Center has developed a 4-Year Plan to help students and faculty navigate the career readiness process during students’ four years at Norwich. Each student is at a different point in the process so the plan can be modified to suit their needs. In that plan you will find links to all of our online resources.
is an assessment and career exploration tool that evaluates one’s interests, personality, skills, motivations, values and provides suggested occupations based upon the person’s overall profile. For first time users please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 802-485-2125 for the access code. For more information on career exploration click here.
NU JobLink is our online job and internship database. The NACE Extended Job Search tool provides access to over 2 million jobs. Students can use the resume and cover letter building tool, with major-specific samples to start a resume. In the document folder we have some great step-by-step tutorials.
Letters of Recommendation Resources:
- Letters of recommendation – Sample faculty reference letter.
- Guidelines for requesting letters of recommendation (PDF) – This could be part of the syllabus for any senior-level class. It will help educate students about the process and timeline for letters of recommendation and, with any luck, prevent faculty from being swamped with last-minute requests for letters.
- Tips for writing letters of recommendation (PDF) – There are some legal issues surrounding letters of recommendation. Read our summary located on our website.
Starting AY 2015/2016 the CIC will be developing tailored workshops open at all students both at the lunch hour and in the evening. We hope that you will encourage your students to attend by providing extra credit.
The CIC will still be doing tailored class presentations for faculty who have incorporated career readiness (or would like to) into their curriculum. All students, of all class years and all majors, will benefit from these presentations.We welcome the opportunity to talk with your class/classes about any of the following topics:
- Resume and Cover Letter Prep
- LinkedIn – Using Social Media in Your Job Search
- Interview Skills
- Personal Branding
- Dress for Success
- Job Search Strategies
- Overview of CIC Services
- Intro to Internships
We host two annual career fairs. Career fairs are open to all students of all majors and all class years. They are the single best opportunity for students to meet and network, face-to-face, with numerous prospective employers at one convenient time and location. We encourage faculty members to attend the career fairs, as well; to network with employers in your industry, to find out what’s new from the employers’ perspective and, perhaps, to say hello to a former student now representing his or her employer. Career fairs are a major event on campus and extremely important! Consider making career fair attendance mandatory –your students will thank you!
- Fall career fair – Early November
- Spring career fair – Late March
Click Here to see career fair dates, as well as all the other events that the Career and Internship Center sponsors and supports.