Career Services at a glance
Career Services & Internship staff and resources are available to assist students, faculty/staff, alumni, and citizens of the region. We are also the primary point of contact for employers to connect with our students and graduates.
Our office is located in Classroom Building, Suite 115 (see Campus Map)
Jobs & Internship postings are on the Mayville State Jobs Network
Jay Henrickson, Director of Career Services & InternshipsMayville State University
330 Third St NE
Mayville ND 58257Phone: 701-788-4899 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
On-Campus or Off-Campus Employment
Career Services assists students who are seeking employment on or off-campus. Known campus or off-campus jobs are posted in the Mayville State Jobs Network. Information on other part-time job opportunities in the community is available from our staff.
Mayville State University students, in any major, have the opportunity to work in a field related to their major and to earn credit as well as a salary for this work experience. Our students have completed internships all across the United States in private companies, governmental agencies, and non-profit organizations. Start the Internship process by contacting the Career Services & Internships Director (e-mail or stop by his office).
Job Search Assistance
Graduating seniors and alumni are offered various forms of assistance to help them find appropriate and satisfying employment, such as the following:
- Assistance with locating job postings and the entire job application process
- Seminars on topics such as resume writing
- Information on career and job fairs
- On-campus job search events.
Applying to Graduate School
Career Services will assist students with their search and application to graduate school.
Following the Success of our Graduates
Career Services conducts ongoing surveys of our graduates to determine their career status. Their “first destination outcome” is typically documented approximately six months after their graduation.
View or download these reports:
Compilation - graduates of 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15
Compilation - graduates of 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14
Career Services provides a variety of services to help students find the right career, including one-on-one career advisement, and access to career guidance online resources, including MyPlan.
Through job shadowing, students can spend time with a person employed in a career they are considering. Career Services will arrange for the visit. Students may "shadow" for a few hours or simply conduct an information interview to learn the specifics of a career.
Our Professional Affiliations
North Dakota Association of Career Services Professionals (NDACSP)
National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)
American Association for Employment in Education
Northeastern Dakota Area Human Resources Association
Fargo Moorhead Human Resources Association
OUR MISSION STATEMENT
To promote greater awareness within the Institution of issues related to the field of career planning and the world of work, as they affect persons over their lifetimes. To assist students and alumni engage in self-assessment, obtain occupational information, explore employment opportunities or advanced education, and to present themselves effectively as candidates.
Our ultimate goal is to provide resources that allow/enhance optimal placement in employment or further professional preparation for the greatest number of Mayville State University students and alumni.