About Career Services

Career Services at a glance

The Career Services & Internship office is the primary MSU resource for job search, internship and career-related issues.

Our office is located in Classroom Building, Suite 115 (download Campus Map)
Jobs & Internship postings are on the Mayville State Jobs Network

Contact Information

Jay Henrickson, Director
Career Services & Internships
Mayville State University
330 Third St NE
Mayville ND 58257
Phone: 701-788-4899
e-mail: jay.henrickson@mayvillestate.edu
 

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.

Internships

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.

Career Guidance

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

Job Shadowing

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)
TeamND consortium
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.