Career Services

Career Services

On-Campus and Alumni Services

It is our privilege to help alumni find a place of ministry.

We want the excellent training you received at Clarks Summit University to be put into use in the local church, school, para-church organization, mission field or wherever God may direct you.

Career Services

Clarks Summit University partners with Handshake, a leader in the early career planning community whose mission is to give all students the chance to build the career they want, no matter where they’re from or what school they attend. 

As an employer, you can post positions for current students and alumni. To post a position, please create an employer account. Career Services will review and approve employers who fit our student and alumni interests.

Churches and schools seeking to post positions can post on Handshake but can also share internally with our staff, faculty and students. To share an opportunity, please complete the form with a completed job description, person of contact and Mission/Vision statement. Churches also need to submit a Statement of Faith/Doctrinal Statement or a link to where that can be found. Career Services will forward the information to the appropriate contacts.

Alumni can search for positions within the CSU network, and other networks available to CSU. To create an alumni account, you will be directed to use your email (you do not need a .edu email) and upon verification of your alumni status, you can create a profile. An alumni profile allows users to search for positions, as well as be recruited.

Career Assistance & Resources

In addition to Career Services, our offices are available to help with the design and review of cover letters and resumes. You can contact us directly. Check out the websites below for some valuable information.

Career Assistance

CSU’s Career Services is available to help with the design and review of cover letters and resumes. Contact us at 570.585.9316 or careerservices@ClarksSummitU.edu.

General Career Services
Ministry Career Openings
Teacher Education
Student Career Services

We want you to choose the right career path and help you make the right choices along the way.

Student Career Services can help you familiarize yourself with your strengths and abilities. We will also plug you into an academic program that will allow you to use those skills in practical ministry.

We aim to help students achieve success in the areas of:

Being – relates to who students are in Christ now
Doing – relates to what students do in Christ next
Becoming – relates to the ongoing process of living in Christ

Student Career Services Offerings

Services Offered Include:

  • Career Direct Test (produced by Crown Financial Ministries)
  • Interview training and preparation
  • Career counseling
  • Placement help for local employment

Freshmen
As a freshmen you may find yourself asking questions like, “What are my strengths, skills, abilities, goals, and values?,” “What are the majors and what will they prepare me to do?,” “Which one should I choose?” and “How much should I know about my future career direction?” Student Career Services can provide career counseling and assessment, as well as instruction for informational interviewing and job-shadowing.

Sophomores
Sophomore students often ask questions like: “Where am I going?,” “Who and what am I going to become?,” “How will my major equip me?,” “What are my occupational choices?,” “How do I know which one is right for me?” and “What should I be doing with my career direction now?” Student Career Services will review majors and courses with sophomore students and help them determine what options their major affords.

Juniors
Student Career Services will help Juniors work through questions like: “What should I be doing to further my career interest?,” “Who can I network with regarding my area of interest?,” “What related experiences will help me achieve me goals?” and “Should I consider graduate school?” Students will be pointed towards helpful resources and receive assistance in creating their resume.

Seniors
Student Career Services will guide Seniors through questions like: “What am I going to do after college?,” “Should I consider graduate school?,” “What types of jobs should I consider?” and “What will life be like after college?” Students will be provided with resume assistance as well as job-search and networking aid.

 

Recruiting Students for Employment

Clarks Summit University students are employed locally and work a variety of positions over the summer. If you are interested in sharing a local employment opportunity, you can share your information with us here. Please include all details for the opportunity, including contact information and job responsibilities. Employment compensation will be negotiated between you and the student.

If you are an employment or ministry opportunity seeking to visit campus to recruit students, you can view and request available dates here.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or needs, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are happy to help!

Career Services
careerservices@ClarksSummitU.edu
570.585.9316

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