Career Counseling and Career Management
Examine your career, investigate a career change, explore graduate school, or seek a new position with the help of professional career counselors. No fee is charged for counseling. Contact OCP for an appointment.
Career assessments instruments, including the StrengthsFinder®, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® and Strong Interest Inventory® and the Work/Life Values Checklist are available to graduates for a small fee. The Career Liftoff Interest Inventory is offered at no fee.
Considering grad school? Explore and prepare for graduate school with Career Planning. Learn more about the timeline for applying for programs and the application process. Receive an individualized review of your personal statement.
CareerLink is accessible to Meredith graduates and is the site that employers seeking Meredith alumnae use to post their full-time, part-time and internship positions.
Resumes, Letters, & Professional Correspondence Tips
Career Planning has resources to help you create tailored documents that will get you noticed by prospective employers. Meet with a counselor by phone, webchat or in person to discuss your professional documents and explore strategies to best showcase your experiences, strengths and accomplishments.
Have an upcoming interview? Schedule a time with a career counselor to practice responses to questions, develop a presentation of your background and experience and the ability to communicate the value you’ll add in the prospective position and organization. Use the Career Guide and tips provided in the Interview section posted on the OCP website.
Meredith sponsors career fairs throughout the year, which give you the opportunity to investigate employers and meet face-to-face with company representatives. All graduates are invited to attend these fairs. Fairs will be posted on Upcoming Events while additional details and registration information will posted on CareerLink's Career Events, and OCP social media (Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Twitter).
Many times employers that interview candidates on campus for internships and full-time positions will open up their search to graduates. To view opportunities for on campus interviewing Log on to your CareerLink account to view opportunities for on-campus interviewing under the Campus Recruiting tab.
Networking is a valuable part of the job search process and career development. Networking comes in many forms and includes connecting through social media, especially LinkedIn, participating in networking events and functions, and completing informational interviews with professionals in career fields that interest you. Join the OCP LinkedIn group to expand your Angel network.
Meredith College Networking Angels
Networking Angels is a group founded in 2010 with the purpose of helping Meredith Alumnae connect and stay connected. Meetings are a time to get to know one another, help each other grow personally and professionally, and share job and business opportunities.