Career Programs

One-on-One Career Planning

Belhaven’s Career Services offers career programs focused on planning for your future. We encourage students to stop by, call, or schedule an appointment to meet one-on-one for career planning. In this meeting, we will assist you in discovering your God-given gifts and desires, how that fits into career and job options, and help you create a plan to prepare for life after Belhaven.

Career Services also partners various departments on campus to offer career related workshops and programming. These include but are not limited to: Resume Workshop, Graduate School Workshop, Graduate and Professional Fair, Communication Media Conference, Career Bootcamp, and Career Fair.

Building Your Résumé and LinkedIn Profile

January 28, 2016
11:00 a.m.
Student Center Theatre

Formatting and content are vitally important and it is surprising how many get it wrong. Come to this fast-paced, informational workshop and get ahead of the crowd! Information will reflect the latest trends in the industry. You don't want to miss this!

Belhaven Career Bootcamp

February 11, 2016
Times vary depending on participant schedule - 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
This event is for traditional students of any major.
Freshman – Seniors may attend the panel session at 11:00 a.m. in Barber Auditorium (sign-in begins at 10:45 a.m.). No registration necessary for this portion.
Juniors and Seniors only may REGISTER and attend the networking luncheon and mock interviews.

Registration is due February 4th, 2016 by 11:59 p.m. which includes:
1) Registration Form  AND
2) Acceptable résumé uploaded to Belhaven Career Network. Space is limited and preference will be given to seniors, then juniors.

Belhaven Career Fair

Each Spring semester, employers come to campus to share about job opportunities including entry-level employment and internships. A college career fair is a great place to network with possible future employers. It is also a good place to practice sharing about yourself in a professional setting.

Career Fair
February 25, 2016
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Student Center
Belhaven students can interview for permanent and internship positions. Stop by Career Services in Cleland Hall or make an appointment for a résumé review. Job interviews will be held between 2:30 - 4:00 pm following the Career Fair. Register online.

2016 Mississippi Employment Expo

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Off-campus at the Mississippi Trademart
Open to the Public
Contact Career Services via phone at (601) 968-5939 or by e-mail via for more information.

Professional Development Seminar

October 1, 2015 11:00-12 noon
Barber Auditorium
Getting your first career position out of college starts early. Networking properly is vital and it’s moving more and more to digital methods.  Building your brand early is essential to landing the position you want vs. settling for what you have to take. Come invest in this short seminar for your future focused on building a LinkedIn profile, getting connected to your favorite companies early, interview techniques and proper follow up. Whether Freshman or Senior, you’ll be glad you did.

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