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Career Counseling

LU CareerConnect
Lindenwood University's CareerConnect has information
about jobs, internships, and co-op vacancies

Lindenwood University-Belleville Career Resources is here to assist you in preparing for the world of work.  The purpose of Career Development is to help you in determining a career objective and help you develop a strategy to obtain experience relative to your career goals. 

The Lindenwood University Career Resource Center offers a variety of career development and job search assistance to students and graduates. The office is located on the bottom floor of the main building. The telephone number is (618) 239-6161 or you may contact us by e-mail at spatterson-mills@lindenwood.edu.

At Lindenwood University – Belleville, we offer the following career planning services and resources:

  1. Major & Career Search
  2. Jobs Online
  3. Resume and Cover Letter Maker
  4. Tailored Sessions for Individuals or Groups

Major and Career Search

If you need help choosing a major,  Focus 2 is a career and educational planning system that assists with major selection through several self-assessments. It allows you to customize your search between and within field.  In addition, you will begin to set up an online portfolio of your accomplishments. 

Jobs Online

If you need help finding a job throughout the year, employers provide information about full-time, internship, and co-op vacancies. These job openings are posted online in the Career Connect system.  Interfase is a top notch career and internship search program.

In addition, students can find internship and practicum opportunities. The most recent opportunities are also listed at http://www.thetourismbureau.org/.

Additional job postings are listed at the following websites:

O*Net - Exploring occupations and learning more about salary, education, and other career aspects.
Next Move for Veterans - For veterans, browse careers by industry, military occupation, and keywords.
Next Move - For everyone, browse careers by industry or keywords.
Quint Careers - Rated as top 50 job and internship searches for all stages of your academic career.

Resume and Cover Letter

My resume doesn't’t seem to be getting me any interviews, what can I do?

Resume help is here! To begin working on your resume and cover letters, you can virtually utilize Resume-Maker if you are a current or former student.  At the request of an employer, Career Services will send resumes from our database of registrants for a specific job opening. When your qualifications meet the employer’s job requirements, a copy of your resume is downloaded from our database and sent to the employer.


Tailored Sessions for Individuals and Groups

Individual Assistance

An important step in your preparation for a job search is to develop a job search strategy. CS professional staff members can provide you with information and assistance in clarifying objectives, establishing goals, and exploring employment possibilities. The job search is a process that needs careful planning, organizing, and execution; we can also assist you in preparing an effective campaign to attain your career objectives.  Career Services is available to talk with you about any aspect of the job search process.

Career Planning Seminars and Workshops

Career Services offers seminars throughout the year to assist students in determining personal goals, exploring career opportunities beyond graduation, and developing a strategy for the job search process.

For more information on these specialized services, please contact spatterson-mills@lindenwood.edu.


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