Career Services at a Glance

Career Services serves as a resource for:

  • Students and alumni seeking assistance with career development
  • Primary point of contact for employers to connect with Mayville State students and alumni

Contact Information

Career Services Coordinator

Sharing Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in sharing your career and internship opportunities with us.  You may post your opportunities with Mayville State through Handshake, our online career management platform.  

Part-Time Student Employment

Career Services assists current students who are seeking part-time employment on or off-campus. Jobs shared with Career Services are distributed to students through Handshake and campus email. Resources for other part-time job opportunities in the community are available in our office.


Mayville State University students, of any major, have the opportunity to work in a field related to their major and earn credit for their work experience. Mayville State students have completed internships across the United States in private companies, governmental agencies, and non-profit organizations. Students can begin the internship registration process by contacting Career Services.

Career Search Assistance

Students and alumni are offered assistance to help find appropriate and satisfying employment.  Services include:

  • Job search strategies
  • Resume and cover letter writing
  • Mock interviews
  • Information on area career fairs and on-campus employer engagement events

Career Planning Assistance

Career Services provides career planning tools to help students find their career path, including one-on-one career advisement and access to career planning resources.

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 the following First Destination Reports:

Compilation - graduates of 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18
Compilation - graduates of 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17

Compilation - graduates of 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16

Compilation - graduates of 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15
Compilation - graduates of 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14

Career Services Professional Affiliations

North Dakota Association of Career Services Professionals (NDACSP)
National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)
American Association for Employment in Education

Mission Statement

  • To promote greater awareness within Mayville State University of issues related to the field of career planning and the world of employment, as they affect persons over their lifetimes.
  • To assist students and alumni as they 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 and enhance optimal placement in employment or further professional preparation for the greatest number of Mayville State University students and alumni.